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Old 06-09-2009, 04:56 PM  
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Default a/c 5000 BTU window unit compressor problem

Left several window units in windows over winter. the compressors won't kick on. Fans are working. Any solutions?


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Old 06-10-2009, 03:57 PM  
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Sometimes you can get them unfrozen by plugging it in, turning it on and place a block of wood, flush to the compressor's side and give it a sharp rap with a hammer. The trick is to not hit too hard so as to upset the internals of the compressor.
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Old 06-12-2009, 06:41 PM  
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Thanks 328. Sounds pretty logical. I'll give ti a try.
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