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My ac unit fan is working but compressor is not kicking on

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Is the thermostat knob turned to the proper setting?
The compressor is a football-sized case with no apparent moving parts. It is located inside the air conditioner at the center. Is it humming or making any kind of continuous noise or causing the lights to dim? If it is making a continuous noise, and your air conditioner is still not cooling at all, there may be a serious problem with one or more of these areas:
Compressor
Condenser
Evaporator
These items are not user serviceable. You will need to contact a qualified appliance repair technician to repair these components.
If the compressor is not running but you do have power to the air conditioner there may be a problem in one or more of these areas:
Compressor
Overload and/or relay
Thermostat (Open thermostat)
Burnt wiring
Bad selector switch
Capacitor

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