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  • Aldo0 Jul 09, 2008

    Air Conditioner is on but the compressor will not turn on it keeps kicking on and off please help soooo hot in her :S

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My problem was the capacitor. Replaced and worked fine after that.

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System is low on freon you have a leak call a repair service

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Every air conditioner has a motor called a compressor. The compressor provides the cooling capacity for the air conditioner. If the compressor or its electrical controls are defective the compressor may try to start, fail, and create an electrical overload. If the unit does create an overload, every compressor circuit is also equipped with an overload safety switch. The safety switch is designed to protect the compressor from burning out. The safety switch will cut the power to the compressor for a certain length of time and then reset itself. When it resets it will allow the electricity to flow to the compressor once again. If the compressor then starts, the unit should function normally. If the compressor doesn't start when the overload resets, the overload will again cut the electricity to the compressor. This cycle will continue indefinitely. (Always allow three to five minutes before restarting the compressor.) If this situation is occurring, unplug the air conditioner and get help from a qualified repair technician. This problem is often fatal to the air conditioner because the cost of repair often exceeds the price of a new air conditioner.

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I have a small frigadare a/c.a one room a/c.it comes on then right back off.what can i do about this.


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Either the capacitor is bad and the compressor is not starting or the compressor is shorted internally and it is causing the breaker to trip....my but is on the compressor... a good guy with an OHM meter can check it out and tell you in a few minutes...
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The evaporator coils on the front of the air conditioner get very cold during normal operation of the air conditioner. As the warm moist air in the room comes in contact with the cold evaporator the moisture in the air condenses out of the air and attaches to the evaporator coil. As more and more moisture condenses the water begins to drip down into the base of the air conditioner where it is evaporated to the outside of the house.... so the problem might be in ur evaporator coil.. try replacing the coil if u are an expert or else with the help of technician try to fix it..
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