Contactor or other issue?

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Old 06-13-12, 07:16 AM
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Contactor or other issue?

So here's my problem. My Amana central air unit was making a clicking noise. I figured it was something rattaling inside. I took the service panel off and noticed my contactor was disengaging periodically. Sometimes every 5 seconds, sometimes once every 30 seconds. Pretty much randomly. I have no way of testing voltage of anything. Has anyone ever had this type of issue or know any ideas. My unit is approx. 4 years old is all.
 
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Old 06-13-12, 12:36 PM
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I am having the similar problem, see my post (2 down from this one).
 
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Old 06-13-12, 01:52 PM
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the contactor is having trouble holding the magnet in place. get a new contactor
 
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Old 06-13-12, 02:16 PM
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OR there is a voltage issue or short. Call a pro if you cant check voltage.
 
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