Reasons Why An Air Conditioner Compressor Isn’t Running

HVAC repairs
Here are the main reasons why an air conditioner compressor isn't running. Let's get right to troubleshooting why your compressor motor isn't running. I run across a lot of people who call the whole outdoor unit the compressor. So let's make sure we are talking specifically about the compressor and not the whole condenser. *Disclaimer - Please read at the bottom of the page. The whole outdoor unit outside is named a condenser. shown in the picture here. Whole Condenser unit The motor at the bottom of the condenser is called the compressor motor. So when someone says their compressor isn't working they should specifically be referring to the motor on the bottom of the condenser. Compressor motor sits inside the condenser unit outside Most of the time even when…
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