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A/c won't run, only a humming noise when turned on?

When I turn the power on there is only a humming sound and nothing else. there is no cold air blowing out, how do I fix it?

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  • Peter Hampton Apr 22, 2014

    easy replace compressor run cap should be around 30-35 microfared at 440volts

  • Peter Hampton Apr 22, 2014

    you will need to take the front cove off and on the right hand side behind the switches you will see a very large round can with pins

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Was the a-conditioner serviced recently ?Anyways just slide out the "machine "part ,loosen the screws ,holding the top plate and re-insert. check whether it works now .If it works ,it was only a alignment problem .tighten all the screws evenly .

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