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Hi, it sounds like the evaporator was freezing up, this is a symptom of low freon, and the lack of cooling with compressor running also is a symptom of lack of freon. What I would do is go up on the roof, and remove the cover of the ac. Look around for oily discharge. This would designate a leak. If I didnt see a leak the next thing to do is using an amp probe, test to see how many amps the compressor is drawing when running. The correct amperage draw is stated on a data sticker says FLA. please get back to me and we can discuss this further . Thanks Michael
Thanks for responding, without the amp probe it will only be a guess, Is the compressor unusually noisy? And is it getting very hot?
thanks for getting back to me the 'overload' on the compressor will 'open' if the compressor does not turn, low voltage will create this situation, lets check the amperage draw on the compressor, and go from there, Michael
Hi, what is the manufacturer and model of the ac unit? ex dometic, coleman, carrier, thanks
Hi, the running load amperage should be at 10.5, and this will appear on the blue wire. Each wire will show amperage as it is alternating current. It appears the unit is low on freon.
There are no service points on the ac, they must be added at the time of repair, My suggestion is to replace the unit. New unit with factory warranty
Call Dometic directly, and have your model and serial number, and date of purchase. here is a link to Dometic clickhere
Hi, I have not heard from you for a bit, if there is nothing else I can do to help, please take this time to rate me, as this is how I receive credit for our work together, we can still communicate after the rating if you have other concerns, thanks Michael