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Window air unit:
  • Doesn't run;
    1. First make sure you have power to the a/c
    2. Unplug a/c take cover off thermostat bypass the wires on t/stat plug if a/c runs that is your problem.if not thats not it.
    3. Check capacitor to see if any broken wires or check capacitorsee if you have power to compressor, if you do and it dosent run compressor is bad, if you don't check capacitor.
  • Running but not cooling;
    1. make sure your compressor and fan motor are both running. The fan motor could be running and not the compressor if this is your problem the air will not be cold.
    2. See if you have power to the compressor,if you do and the compressor is running you could be low on freon you will have to call a repair man.

Central air conditioners

  • Doesn't run;
    1. Make sure you have power to unit outside
    2. You have to have 24volts and 230 volts to unit outside.
    3. Check at contactor for voltage both 24v and 230v if you do not have 24v then check your transformer or relay in your furnace. 
    4. Check 230v at contactor if you dont have check breaker.
    5. Check and see if you have power to fan motor outside if you dont check capacitor.
    6. Check to see if you have power to compressor if you dont check capacitor.
    7. If unit outside is running but the furnace is not than check fan relay or you could have a bad motor in furnace. you can bring in motor on furnace and we will check it for free.
  • Running but not cooling
    1. make sure your compressor and fan motor are both running outside on condensing unit.if they are than you may be low on freon. call a repairman