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When the AC is turned on to cool, the outside unit does not come on. It was working yesterday, but decided to stop. The outside unit has been cleaned and the main house breaker has been reset. Don't know what else to do...
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: HVAC
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6/13/2010
HVAC Technician: Jason Hvac, HVAC Technician replied 8 years ago
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Do you have a volt meter
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
no
HVAC Technician: Jason Hvac, HVAC Technician replied 8 years ago
ok open up the outside unit were the high voltage goes in and it will go in to a contactor tell me if its pulled in
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
is that located on the actual outside unit, or is it separate from the unit just off to the side?
HVAC Technician: Jason Hvac, HVAC Technician replied 8 years ago
Its located in the outside unit we need to see if the contactor is pulled in
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Everything is connected
HVAC Technician: Jason Hvac, HVAC Technician replied 8 years ago
I need to know if the contactor is pulled in Check the breaker to the outside unit is it tripped
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