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I have a Bryant 561CJ060-A air conditioning unit. When I turn the A/C on the compressor makes a hissing sound for a short time and then I can smell something like rubber burning down near the compressor. The fan motor does not come on during this process and I have tested the motor which works perfectly. Could a faulty capacitor be causing this problem or should I look elsewhere?? Thank you for your help.

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Turn power off to the unit and take the black cover off of where the wires hook up to the compressor check for loose connectors pluged onto the compresser termanals and for any leaks

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