AC condenser will not turn on


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Old 10-23-13, 09:36 PM
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AC condenser will not turn on

I have a carrier condenser I have replaced the capacitor and the contactor is good I get voltage on both sides when I turn on my ac unit. but my compressor and fan do not turn on. what can be the problem?
 
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Old 10-23-13, 11:59 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

It would not be likely that the compressor and fan are both bad which means that you have a power problem.

You need to confirm that the contactor is actually engaged. You need to check for 240 VAC on both sides of the contactor. Not 120vac to ground.....


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Old 10-24-13, 07:04 PM
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thank you, you were right it was a power problem. my breaker was bad one leg was burnt. thanks again
 
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Old 10-24-13, 07:19 PM
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Your welcome and thanks for leaving us an update
 
 

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