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The outside temp is 54, A/C in shade. Nice spring day,
no excessive moisture.
Trying to cool down my house, the A/C cycles roughly every
5 minutes. Actually I seem to remember that this is normal with such a
low outside temp. Am I right, or if not, what could be wrong.
Thanks.
Frank
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On Apr 19, 1:41*pm, frank1492 wrote:
The outside temp is 54, A/C in shade. Nice spring day,
no excessive moisture.
* * Trying to cool down my house, the A/C cycles roughly every
5 minutes. Actually I seem to remember that this is normal with such a
low outside temp. Am I right, or if not, what could be wrong.
* * Thanks.
* * * * *Frank


Its probably froze up, you should not run it at cold temps, Why even
think of running it, get fresh air.
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The outside temp is 54, A/C in shade. Nice spring day,
no excessive moisture.
Trying to cool down my house, the A/C cycles roughly every
5 minutes. Actually I seem to remember that this is normal with such a
low outside temp. Am I right, or if not, what could be wrong.
Thanks.
Frank


Most are designed not to run below about 60 outside so they don't freeze up.
Why not just open some windows and get real air?


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frank1492 wrote:
The outside temp is 54, A/C in shade. Nice spring day,
no excessive moisture.
Trying to cool down my house, the A/C cycles roughly every
5 minutes. Actually I seem to remember that this is normal with such a
low outside temp. Am I right, or if not, what could be wrong.


Just turn the fan on w/o the compressor. Some even have thermostatic
control active in that mode as well...

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Thank you for your thoughts. The room simply doesn't have windows
that are easy to open, and I was looking for a quick cool-down. Also,
I've done this other years and don't remember having a problem, but
maybe the outside temp was higher before.
Frank





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The outside temp is 54, A/C in shade. Nice spring day,
no excessive moisture.
Trying to cool down my house, the A/C cycles roughly every
5 minutes. Actually I seem to remember that this is normal with such a
low outside temp. Am I right, or if not, what could be wrong.
Thanks.
Frank


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