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no cold air my home AC , checked the compressor has no voice

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no cold air my home AC , checked the compressor has no voice . all fan outside and inside are running home built 2010 is it serious problem

Sorry to hear of your problem.

Hopefully it is something minor like a capacitor. The capacitor is a assistant to help the compressor get started. If it is bad the compressor will not start.

The capacitor looks like one of these:

You would need a special meter with a microfarad setting to test....


Customer: replied 3 years ago.

so is it danger to leave it open till get tech person and how much will roughly charge me for capacitor , what worst case scenario and what roughly the cost

no danger if power left off.

service call and capacitor roughly $130.00

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