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Admiral Air conditioner compressor won't run

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Solution 1:
Temperature Control Thermostat
The temperature control thermostat has electrical contacts inside that burn out over time. It is possible for the thermostat to still turn on the fan motor but not the compressor motor.
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Air Conditioner Temperature Control Thermostat
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Solution 2:
Temperature Control Board
The temperature control board provides voltage to the fan motor and compressor. If the control board is defective, it may stop providing voltage to the compressor. Control boards are often...
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Air Conditioner Temperature Control Board
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Solution 3:
Thermostat
The thermostat monitors the temperature of the air. When the air temperature rises above a set point, the thermostat activates a switch to provide power to the fan and compressor. If the thermostat...
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Air Conditioner Thermostat
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Solution 4:
Overload
The overload protects the compressor from burning out if it draws too much current. Over time, the overload can burn out. To determine if the overload is burned out, use a multimeter to test the...
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Air Conditioner Overload
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Solution 5:
Compressor
The compressor itself might be defective. However, this is not usually the case. Before replacing the compressor, be sure to check more commonly defective components—particularly the overload...
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Air Conditioner Compressor
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Solution 6:
Thermistor
The thermistor is a sensor connected to the control board that detects the temperature of the outside air. If the thermistor does not have continuity, it can prevent the compressor from running. To...
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Air Conditioner Thermistor
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Solution 7:
Relay Board
The relay board provides voltage to many of the components of the air conditioner. If the board is defective, it can stop sending voltage to the compressor. Relay boards are often misdiagnosed;...
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Air Conditioner Relay Board
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Solution 8:
Main Control Board
The main control board provides voltage to all of the components of the air conditioner. If there is a problem with the main control board, it might not send voltage to the compressor. However, this...
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Air Conditioner Main Control Board
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Solution 9:
Capacitor
The capacitor is attached to the compressor by electrical leads. If the capacitor burns out, the compressor won’t run. To determine whether the capacitor is burned out, use a multimeter to test it...
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Air Conditioner Capacitor
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Solution 10:
Selector Switch
The selector switch directs voltage to the compressor. If the selector switch is defective, the compressor won’t run. First, check the capacitor, overload, and the compressor itself. If none of these...
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Air Conditioner Selector Switch
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