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Goodman cetral air system brand new contactor hums but it will not switch on

If i tap contactor then it turns on ac unit

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That's what contactors are supposed to do, but they are supposed to turn the air conditioner on because the thermostat activates them, not your finger. Be very careful about sticking your finger in there.

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