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My air conditioning unit is about 5 years old inside and out. 3 years ago the outside unit stopped working, compressor was replaced. Now when it gets hot in the afternoon it shuts off and will not come back on until unit has cooled down. A/C guys have switched fan motor, but still does it. Then wires burnt out when overloaded, had it fixed, then wires burn out again and cause a hole in a pipe outside, all freeon lost. Hole fixed freeon reloaded, shuts off again, why can these a/c guys not figure out the problem? I have not cleaned the coils in attic since having new unit as there is no door to get in there, could this be the problem, or do I need a new compressor (5 year warranty is about to expire)? HELP - thanks

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    Thank you, my a/c guy is coming round today to install a hard start kit. Does this make sense?

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Sorry you have had so much trouble. Sounds like with the factory warranty being in effect the whole outside condensing unit should be replaced. With this type of problem there could be some blockage in the AC lines. With out some pressure reading it is hard to tell if the expansion tube is plugged, or there is some other major problem. If your service tech is unable to diagnose the problem you may need to get a third opinion. Goodman may have a factory representative in your area. You may be able to find some help with a different dealer or online. Good Luck! I will try and look for any changes.
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