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It is not cold. The fan works but when the cold air should come on it doesnt. You can hear it trying to kick on for a moment but it doesnt, it just keeps blowing as a fan. Thanks for any help. I would even buy another one of the same model if I could find it but that doesnt seem possible either.

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If compressor is not shorted out to the ground and between each leg of compressor multimeter reads resistance You could try to install 3 N 1 hard start kit. But most likely compressor is weak, be prepared to replace compressor soon. Here is my situation on this compressor - everything was running, but compressor. I check for short and resistance on windings - everything shows that its a good compressor. Installed Supco 3n1 kit. Unfortunately it did not help - need a new compressor.

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It could be your compressor not running. A couple of things could cause that. There could be a capacitor for the compressor that is bad. The contactor for the compressor may not be working. The compressor itself maybe shot. If you have a multimeter you can check the winding resistance of the compressor. If it checks capacitors you can check that too. Sometimes a low refrigerant charge may keep it from coming on.

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