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Central air and heating, not cooling

The whole system has been cleaned but it still doesn't cool. A ciruit breaker on the air handler was replaced, after it was turned on it smelled like the heater was also on. Refrigerent was put into the compressor and it kind of cooled but not enough,(note: the compressor is also working fine according to the pressure readings.)

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Need to have checked out by a diagnostic ac man.

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