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A/c unit not working. Have thermistat set on 65 and temp. in house is around 85. check the breaker box for the house and it have not tripped

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You must make sure that there is power to both the inside unit and outside unit. Is the room air blower blowing? If not you have either a plugged filter, iced up coil, the access door is not quite closed or there is no power to the unit. Is the outside unit fan turning? If not, you either have no call from the thermostat, the fan is broken or the unit has no power to it. I would turn off the breaker to the inside unit and switch the breaker near the outside unit to off and let them sit idle for 5 minutes. Switch both breakers back on and chect to see if the outside unit turns on. Then check the indoor unit and see if this starts blowing. Let us know what you find.

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