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Old 06-13-2014, 09:37 PM   #1
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2013 dometic ac compressor not coming on

I have 2013 colmen apex that the ac fan comes on and compressor starts up when you first turn it on.some times it will run correctly for a while then compressor want start and fan comes on and of constantly.i can press on theromastat and compressor will start.i have checked and there are no lose wires.
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It is still under warrenty but my dealer are stupid and I don't want to deal with them if I can help it.
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Old 06-28-2014, 05:28 AM   #2
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I found a dealer 1hour away that would do warranty repair on my rv.i am taking it there this am.
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Old 07-26-2014, 05:07 AM   #3
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After fourth trip to dealer they can't get it to repeat but they replaced thermostat anyway.
We'll we are at camp ground and it still doing it.
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Old 07-26-2014, 06:01 AM   #4
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Do you have a smart phone to video the event. It may help them see you're not crazy
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Old 07-26-2014, 06:12 AM   #5
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Your power at the campground may have low voltage.

Using a meter, measure the voltage without the AC running and watch the meter as it tries to start.

Any voltage below 110 will cause hard starting and below 104 will damage your air conditioner.
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Old 07-26-2014, 07:44 AM   #6
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It has don this at six different camp grounds so don't think it is power drop.and when I press on theromastat it starts
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Old 07-26-2014, 01:28 PM   #7
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It has don this at six different camp grounds so don't think it is power drop.and when I press on theromastat it starts
What do you mean when you say you "press on thermostat it starts"?
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Old 07-26-2014, 02:00 PM   #8
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I just press against the theromastat not the buttons just the left side top or bottom and the compressor will start of course the fan has to be on(started).
And it works great during the day only acts up at night usually starts around 11:30 pm and starts working properly around 9:00am I know it sounds crazy.i have video to prove it but can't email it or post it is to big.
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I checked the wiring nothing is lose
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Old 07-26-2014, 02:23 PM   #10
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They replaced the thermostat and it still does it.

Are the coils icing up? If you keep the AC on a very low setting, the coils can ice up and cause the compressor to over heat and shut down.
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