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Fan runs but compressor will kick on to start cooling. checked for loose connections and bypassed the overload to check but still no luck. Could the capacitors be bad ?

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Yes it can be faulty capacitor.The capacitor most of the times gets weak.They show power but low power and that is the has to be replaced.But if the capacitor replacement does not help then its fault in relay.The relay is beside the capacitor. That relay has to be replaced. Check out.Thanks.

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