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My frigidaire ac compressor does not stay on, it shuts itself

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My frigidaire ac compressor does not stay on, it shuts itself off and nothing blows out,
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Phil replied 6 years ago.
Hi,This is risky business, not responsible for damages on your end. We *keep going until *you are happy. I come and go. be patient

Tell me how long the compressor runs before it stops. If it just humms for 10 or 20 seconds, odds are good its just a bad run capacitor.

If it runs for half an hour or so, then it may have a refrigerant leak and be going off on its internal over load... these need cool refrigerant gas to keep cool.

Let me know a bit more about the unit, and how old it is, we can go from there,