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Window Air conditioner pulls too many amps

My Whirlpool window air conditioner, model ACQ108MRQ, keeps kicking the compressor off. I found that instead of pulling the estimated 8 amps, it is pulling 23 amps when the compressor kicks on, then reduces down to about 19 before the compressor kicks off due to overload. I'm not sure if it's the compressor that's bad or if there is something else causing it to pull too many amps, therefore not allowing the compressor to run. The compressor will only run for a minute or two before kicking off. The air conditioner is only two years old. Please help.

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Probably Seems Replace Running Capacitor Located in Component Box or Nearby Compressor

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ngfam1 At your service!

If the appliance is 10 years old or more you may not be advisable to put good money into bad! New appliances are so much more efficient today that they can save you a lot of money in energy!!!!
You need a hands on tech for this repair!

We sell appliances for 65 years in a family business!
My customers Tell me every week about the Whirlpool and or Maytag Air-conditioners that they bought for the cheapest price at Lowes,home,depot or a number of the big stores , knocked tapped did not work or had some problem form day one !
We can not shop price now a days cause people will sell ANYTHING IN A BOX! It is not made by that big manufacture!
But the rights to the name have been bought !And used on the box!
First, Next time buy GE PANASONIC OR FRIGIDAIRE!
THE ROLLS ROYCE IS FRIEDRICH which can run for 20 to 30 years!! YES IN YOUR WINDOW!

Below I referred you to a great service nation wide!

If none of these tasks remedy the heat problem then here is a good company that's found nation wide.
A&E Factory Service
A&E has schedulers available to take appointments 24/7
And they do warranty work too, for most manufactures!
1(800) 905-9505

You will be fine
Bless You ngafm1
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