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Recently moved into my mothers home (deceased0. Her Carries central air unit is 2-3 years old. worked 2 weeks prior to moving in, but has not worked since. The unit would buzz a th the fan motor, but would not spin. The capacitor was swollen, so I replaced it. The fan now works, but is not cooling. Could the refrigerant be the problem, even though the fan turns on. Thank you!

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  • allen_haney Aug 21, 2010

    Is the compressor kicking in on the outside unit? You should be able to hear it kick in it will make a high pitched hum. The easiest way is to have the unit running and pull the disconnect switch that is located next to the outside unit.

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