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I have a rheem prestige ac. it is showing a 6 error. I

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I have a rheem prestige ac. it is showing a 6 error. I pressed test and it tried to start compressor for about a second then stopped/
JA: How old is the appliance? Have you gotten error messages before?
Customer: 10 years. no
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: it shows a 6 on digital read out
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: HVAC
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Expert:  Phil replied 1 month ago.

Hello,I am a retired mechanical engineer with 56 years in this business. I will go in depth with you, and up to a 6 hour time limit.

All I ask is please select the ***RATING LINK*** at the top of your page before leaving, that is the only way I am credited through the site.

Rating does not affect your charges nor ability to refund if not satisfied. If you can agree to that, lets continue by all means.

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If the compressor hummed heavily for that 1 second, then the compressor run capacitor likely bad.

Let me know if that is the case or not we can go from there

Expert:  Phil replied 1 month ago.

On this end, especially late at night we get short on HVAC experts, so there is a delay,

If I miss you tonight I will pick up your response first thing in the morning

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Yea I figured it out about 30 minutes ago thanks
Expert:  Phil replied 1 month ago.

I will be up for another hour or so, we can continue now if you wish

If the compressor hummed heavily for that 1 second, then the compressor run capacitor likely bad.

Let me know if that is the case or not we can go from there

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