my a/c stopped working :(


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Old 07-30-11, 03:57 PM
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my a/c stopped working :(

hello, folks.

my a/c quit working. when it is turned on, the fan on the compressor will not turn, unless i give it slight nudge. and i cannot hear the compressor. someone told me that that indicates that the capacitor is bad . i looked at the capacitor, and it is not bloated in any way.
it is a CARRIER, about 15 years old and seldom used.

what do you think ?
thanx
 
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Old 07-30-11, 05:45 PM
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capacitors can sometimes show signs that its bad. the only way to check is with a multi meter that does microfarads. sounds like its definately the cap though. change it out and i bet it works
 
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Old 07-31-11, 06:07 AM
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cap gets the motor going get the exact MFD numberand voltage ranged stamped on it and replace it
 
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Old 07-31-11, 01:53 PM
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thanx guys. i am going to get a new one thursday. i am off that day.
 
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Old 08-04-11, 12:33 PM
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its fixed. it was the cap. $29.75
 
 

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