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Appears to be working but we only get cool air; not outside temp and not cold, no matter how high we turn it up. Model is really Goldstar AC 301KA00871.

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This sounds as though you are low on freon. Normally, this is the last thing I would say, but with what you have said, you need to have the charge checked. If all is working but the air is not cold, but cool only, The model you gave me doesn't tell me much on the type system you have, if its a window, central system or package unit. You can try taking the water hose and washing the condenser coil if you are able to do so, if it is dirty it will cause the system pressures to be very high causing it not to cool.Anyway, do this and if you still have this problem, you will need to get it charged up. This is something you can't do on your own, as you can't buy this freon, or you don't have the know how to do this. You have to have the gauges and know the pressures in the system. I hope this has been of help to you.
Shastalaker7
A/C, & Heating Contractor.

Posted on May 27, 2011

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