We have a two-year old Sharp air conditioner. It was working perfectly
before we went on vacation. When we returned, although it hadn't been
used even once, only the fan would work and the unit wouldn't cool at
What might be the problem with it?
Could be lots of things. Compressor, capacitor, thermostat, sensor for the
thermostat, switch. Is the temperature hot enough for the compressor to
It is out of warranty. Even the sealed system is only covered for parts, not
for labor. If it cannot be easily fixed, it is probably cheaper to trash it
and get a new one. The tough part is that you may have to pay a charge to
find out it is too expensive to repair.
If you know a little about electricity you may be able to find the problem
by using a meter. But then again, if you had a multi-meter and knew how to
check you'd probably not be asking here.
email@example.com (Howard Sage) wrote in message
With luck, it will be the same thing that happened to mine. Not much
older than yours, compressor wouldn't run at first use this spring.
Was found to be one of the cartidge fuses (in the box by the
compressor) had blown for unknown reasons.
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