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A/c ok! you are right the compressor is turning on, does not stay on, blowing cold air however it does not adjust to the settings selected and therefore does not get "real" cold based on the setting selected and that is why I thought the compressor was not working.

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You may want to check the size of your A/C in BTU's to the size of the space you are trying to cool. A rule of of thumb on this would be 200 sq ft to every 6,000 BTU capacity.

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