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My ac unit is running and the fan is als running. My

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Hi, my ac unit...

Hi, my ac unit is running and the fan is als running. My thermostat is set on cool and auto

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, do you think this is a larger HVAC problem, or something specific to the thermostat?

I don't know. I live in Florida and when the power came back on just the fan was running. Then the ac came back hours later. I trie turning the fan circuit breaker off and the ac won't come on. It only is on when the fan is running too?

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

No, my ac vender doesn't work on weekens

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

Is it harmful that the fan runs with the ac?

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Hello, it is never harmful if the fan runs with the AC on or if the AC is off. If you are not getting cooling it is because the compressor in the outside unit is not running in most cases.

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