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A/C condensor unit won't shutoff at times

Posted by nicknml (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 17, 12 at 7:49

For the last month or so my condenser unit would keep running at times even when I would shut my A/C unit off at the thermostat. I also had issues with the indoor unit blower running even if the temperature was below the set temperature. I installed a new thermostat that appeared to solve my problems. The condenser unit just recently started acting up again occasionally. The new thermostat at least solved the indoor blower issue.

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RE: A/C condensor unit won't shutoff at times

It's probably a bad contactor relay. Google it.

If that's all it is and you're even slightly handy, they're a cheap part to replace. (Make sure the power is properly disconnected.)

RE: A/C condensor unit won't shutoff at times

They appear to be a fairly generic part which is a good thing as my heat pump is about 25 years old which I would imagine would make it a little more difficult to find model specific parts for.

RE: A/C condensor unit won't shutoff at times

go ask on the HVAC forum.

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