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Compressor stops suddenly....and then starts again

My compressor will stop for a few minutes. The fan will click and turn a half a rotation and stop. This will go on for 5 minutes or so and then the unit starts up again. Is this a capacitor problem, electrical short or a freon problem?


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Most condenser units have a fan capacitor and a compressor capacitor and some combine it into one,take your cover off and look to see what you have,i'am thinking it the all in one and it should be replaced,let me know-mike

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