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Question DetailsAsked on 5/13/2016

is a capacitor on an ac unit a warranty item

AC unit is less than three years old

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Check out the warranty for your unit, but commonly that would be one of the items included in the 1 year warranty - some manufacturers might include in 5 or 10 year warranty, but commonly that only includes compressor and maybe drive motor, condensor and fan motor, and evaporator. - not valves or capacitor.


Put the word - capacitor - into the Ask box and you will see links to several previous questions about replacement costs and possibly doing it yourself. [If DIY'ing it, be sure to read how to discharge the old one before putting new one in - and ditto to discharging new one before handling it, sometimes they come with a charge from testing where they forgot to discharge it after testing. Got hit once by a 20HP motor capacitor out of the box that way - arm tingled for a month.

Answered 2 years ago by LCD




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