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Check several things like the start relay, start capacitor and the windings. Unplug first and confirm the model number is MCBR440 ? Sometimes this is not a good sign but most times checking these and making sure the windings in compressor are not breaking down. Sea Breeze BRB

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Most likely the problem is either the condenser coil is very dirty or the condenser fan isn't working causing the compressor motor to overheat and cycle off on its internal thermal limit or the compressor capacitor is defective causing the compressor to overheat and cycle off.

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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