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My ac doesn't work in auto but works in the on position. 2…

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My ac doesn't work...

My ac doesn't work in auto but works in the on position

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

2 days

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

Yes

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

Its a honeywell thermo non programmable

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: Phil, Mechanical Engineer replied 10 months ago
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Hello, does cool air come out of the vents and does the outside unit run when you set the (Fan) switch from auto to ON.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
it cools and the outside unit does not come on
HVAC Technician: Phil, Mechanical Engineer replied 10 months ago

If the unit outside does not come, then the air that is blowing just feels cool but it is not actually refrigerated.

So... what you have done is turn the fan switch to run manually, no harm in that, but the cooling will not run by that means.

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