Breaker keeps popping

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- Breaker keeps popping

Postby heatseeker » Tue May 29, 2012 8:13 am

Short to ground. Probably the compressor. Cha ching.
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- Breaker keeps popping

Postby Freon » Thu May 31, 2012 7:47 pm

Many possibilities. You need to see the electric circuitry at the compressor first. Pull the disconnect and examine looking for signs of burnt wires, a distorted shape to the capacitor or the contactor welded closed. Stop resetting the breaker for now.
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