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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Check if the compressor runs when you start your air-conditioner. If it runs, make sure the evaporator sweats and the condenser at the back blows hot air. If not, you have freon leak and check for oil marks inside your a/c unit.If the compressor does not start, check your compressor overload, capacitor, and use a clamp meter to determine if you have a defective compressor.
low voltage issues causes higher amp draw and equipment to run a lot harder. whats causing the low voltage problem to the equipment? high amp draw of the compressor could be causing it to overheat and trip until the compressor physically cools down.
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!
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