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Phil, Mechanical Engineer
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Experience:  Retired HVAC/ Electrical & Boiler contractor. Industrial
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I have a tempstar unit. both compressor and condenser fan

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I have a tempstar unit. both compressor and condenser fan will not come on. Checked capacitor, (ok). The contactor clicks on. get 120v in and out. I thought even if the compressor crapped out at least the condenser fan would run, but it won't come on either.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  gotoman for ac replied 1 year ago.

You need to check across power terminals. The two terminals at bottom of contractor check across for 220 volts. You will get 120 to ground if only one side of 220 is feeding unit. If you do not get 220 at contractor go to breaker and check across terminals for 220 volts. If no voltage there bad breaker. Russ