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Two days back there was heavy winds and due to it power outage. AC was working fine before but when power was back it didn't cooled. compressor tries to pick up but in vain. what could be the possibilties.

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It may have lost one leg on the power incoming. It should be 220-240 so if you have a volt meter you can check the incoming power to the contactor. If you are not familiar with electrical work I would recommend that you get a service tech to do it for you. The good news is that if the compressor is trying to start then it probably is not burned out. If you have a disconnect switch by your condensor there may be two fuses in there so check them to make sure they are good.Thank you.

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