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A/C does not blow cold air. It has frosting built on the pipe that connects to the a/c unit outside. There is some water built up where the filter sits. I turnd off the a/c for a full day, the frost melted, filter is very clean, and nothing on the inside seems abnormal. I started the a/c again after 1-day but the frost started to built up again and no cold air was blowing. (it blew cold for a few minutes only). I don't know what the problem can be. Please let me know if you have any ideas to make it function correctly again. Thank you, Shelly

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  • pikecho Jul 04, 2008

    Chillmaster,

    Thank you for your answer. I have an appointment with a technician to come and take a look at it. Hopefully he can tell me how did the AC ran low in freon since it is only 3 years old and it has always been kept clean.



    Thank you again for your honest efforet and help. It is greatly appreciated.



    Cheers,

    Shelly

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Shelly,
Most likely you are low on freon. Your air conditioner uses a coil that gets cold when the freon passes through it to produce your cooling. The temperature of the freon inside the coil is directly controlled by the pressure of the freon. When the system is low on freon, it causes the coil to become to cold and then instead of sweating it freezes. You will need an a/c technician to reslove the problem for you as the task requires tools and equipment that you most likely don't have.

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Chillmaster

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