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A/C unit shutting off when hot

With regard to my previous problem. My a/c man is coming tomorrow to install a hard start kit for this ongoing problem. Does this make sense?

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    He has not come to install the hard start kit yet. A/c keeps shutting itself off. Coils have since been cleaned. Any ideas please.

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Repair man has not been round to install the hard start kit.

Someone suggested replacing some wiring and checking running amps, but can't get the guy to come back around.

Really I need a Goodman rep to help out, but they will only talk to a licensed tech. My unit is a Goodman CKL 49-1

Posted on Aug 04, 2008

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A hard start kit will not keep your unit running when it is hot or overheating. Did you get any different results with the hard start kit.

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