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Thermostat ? no matter what temperature is selected, the compressor keeps running and doesn't cycle off.  compressor shuts off when just fan is selected, but cool mode just keeps chilling.  unit is six months old. energy saver does not work. unit just keeps running.

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  • ljm52381 Jul 23, 2008

    keeps running after room is good and cold.

  • VRODG73 Jul 23, 2008

    I'M HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM. THE COMPRESSOR RUNS CONSTANTLY. I THINK THE THERMOSTAT ELEMENT IS WORKING DUE TO MY USING AN ICE CUBE ON IT AND THE CLICKING NOISE IN THE REOSTAT CHANGES AT THE MUCH LOWER TEMP, BUT THE COMPRESSOR KEEPS RUNNING COLD TO THE POINT I HAVE TO MANUALLY CONTROL IT.

  • B Carson May 11, 2010

    Does it keep running after the room is good and cold, or does it run and not cool the place?

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I'm thinking the bi-metal is working, that's why you can hear a click, but the contacts are welded together. The bi-metal doesn't have enough strength to break the weld. Time for a new thermostat.

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