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ON excessively hot days, the outside heat pupmp trips the circuit breaker. Most times it is only once, I turn the breaker to "on" and it works fine. Some days it pops two or three times. When the outside air gets cooler, it works fine. When the unit is operating, it appears to be operating normally (meaning cold air). I have not experience this during cold days.

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Hello I would add a HARD START KIT to the run capasitor (if there is not one already).This makes the compressor come on easy.If the breaker trips during running time the pressures are too high,hose off the condenser coil (fins).The unit might be slightly overcharged but I would be careful before adjusting the freon at all.

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