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post #12 of Old 05-09-2014
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Re: Air Conditioner Issue

As I said before, you MUST place a resistor in series to test it with an ohmmeter.

Forget the cap, test the compressor windings. If the compressor is good, you need a new capacitor, new wire leads (with correct ampacity and insulation rating for the load), possibly a new contactor (contacts can be burned or welded). You should also check the power supply wiring to the unit, as undersized wire could have contributed to the problem.

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