Q: AC compressor not coming on

asked by on March 21, 2016

The air conditioner compressor is not coming on.

Your compressor is most likely not coming on due to your air conditioning system being low on refrigerant. When this happens the computer does not let the compressor activate to prevent damage. The refrigerant slowly leaks out over time and needs to be recharged every few years normally. It is also possible that there may be a leak that needs to be repaired as well. I would recommend having an expert mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect why your AC system is not working properly.

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