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I have a carrier 38ckc060370 that runs but the air is not cold coming out of the vents. i checked the copper line coming out of outdoor unit and is not cold either. does this mean that i need a recharge, or could there be some other problem? recently, i've had problems getting the unit to turn off, and had to use the breaker because it would not shut down on its own, but other than that, the unit has never had a problem. the unit is about 4 years old.

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Hi, since you claim that the a/c is working but the air coming out is not cool, then you have a very low freon in the compressor and you need to refill the compressor, Or look for an air restriction. Check your filter first of all..
Concerning the a/c refusing to switch off, maybe you have a problem with the button, a tech has to check physically confirm.

Take care

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