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My compressor never shuts off. I have set it as high as 78 and it keeps running. The room is well into the 60's.

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Either the thermostat or the relay inside it control panel are malfunctioning (blocked in the ON position) - replace the failed part. Check the thermostat first , it's way easier to access and test.

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