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When i turn my a/c (goodman) to auto and to cool, nothing is working.and when you go outside by condenser unit and manually push the relay in it trips the circuit breaker. is there any short somewhere or am i not supposed to do that. also i found a blue wire thats connected to the relay had been caught between the covers that have chafe through. is this wire for a thermostat and had cause something not to work. these wires are connected to a small red & white wire. any info would helpful. thanks

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First stop pushing the contactor in if it tripped the breaker than you have a short and it need to be checked out the small wires are the t-stat wires could have shorted the control tranformer have the system looked at by your hvac people dan

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