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My contactor switch will not remain engaged. I

My contactor switch will not remain engaged. I have replace it, worked for about 4 hours then quit.
Yesterday, the unit stopped cooling. Discovered an overheated and burned lug on the outside ac disconnect switch. Replace component, outside ac ran fine. Cooled great until about 9 pm. Check unit in the morning and found contact switch would not remain engaged. When contact was pushed manually, unit ran fine. Picked up new contact, installed, unit ran fine until about 8 30 pm. Inside blower motor running, outside unit not running. Assume contactor not engaged. Replaced contact switch number 261661 with 261662. Any ideas?

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Something,is drawing too many amps,most likely the compressor.

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