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System works fine for about five minutes - blows well refrigerated air air, fan works great. Then the circuit breaker shuts it down every time. Could this five year old unit need recharging? On fan only, it operates well.

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  • gunnersarm99 Sep 15, 2010

    sounds like good advice. thank you

  • gunnersarm99 Sep 15, 2010

    very quick and well explained

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It sounds like it does need recharging, yes. 5 years is about average for such a system, if it is used fairly regularly during warm seasons...

It could be the condenser portion has a circuitry issue as well, something causing a fault that trips the circuit breaker.... I would investigate the cost of a recharge and if it is anywhere near the cost of a new unit I would just replace it if it were me. I'd hate to have you recharge the machine only to find it still throws the breaker, and there isn't much of a way to tell without trying it..

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