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Whenever i try and turn on unit the breaker pops?

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You need to check the maximum amperage the A/C units pulls and compar it to the breaker amperage. The breaker amperage needs to be greater than the A/C amperage. Also A/C's draw more than the rating when they first kick on, so a 15 amp A/C should be on a 20 amp breaker and so on.

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