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Old 09-02-14, 06:55 PM
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AC help appreciated

Hi,

Thanks in advance for any information that you can provide.

Basically inside AC is blowing air but it isn't cold. I had it serviced about 2 months ago and all seemed fine at that time.

I checked out the outside unit and made the following observations:

1. Fan is working fine.
2. Compressor is hot to the touch (not scalding).
3. The fan is blowing cool air out the top (as opposed to the warm air that is being blown out of my working unit).

Any thoughts?

Thanks
 
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Old 09-02-14, 07:02 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Look for the connecting copper lines between the condensor and the house. Find the large one, usually insulated by foam, and see if it's cold.
 
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Old 09-02-14, 07:05 PM
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Thanks!

There was no condensation but it was cool to the touch but not cold.

Is it the line coming off of the condenser?

If so, the condenser was hot but I felt the line coming off and it cooled off considerably before leaving the inside of the unit.
 
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Old 09-02-14, 08:39 PM
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Could a freon leak be the culprit?
 
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Old 09-02-14, 09:53 PM
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A refrigerant leak could be the culprit.
 
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Old 09-03-14, 01:21 AM
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What about a faulty thermostat inside the house?
 
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Old 09-03-14, 03:58 AM
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If the blower and the outside unit (condenser/compressor) are running (which you say they are), then it's not a thermostat problem.
 
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Check for a swollen start capacitor on the compressor circuit.
 
 

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