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My ac is not working. The cool keeps blinking, An hour, I…

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My ac is not...

My ac is not working. The cool keeps blinking

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

An hour

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I rent

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I changed the batteries

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HVAC Technician: Phil, Mechanical Engineer replied 11 months ago
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Hello, gently pry the thermostat off of its wall mounted sub base if you can...tell me what color of wire attaches to each of the terminals.

We can go from there without any time limits.

You will need a multi meter to do some tests

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Attach a close up photo of the wiring diagram glued to the inside of the blower access door and I will mark it up with trouble shooting instructions then follow up with step by step training and coaching until you have a solution.

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