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True or False: Does a Dead Compressor Mean the AC Must Be Replaced?

Monday, August 22nd, 2022
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The answer is false. Except when it’s true.

No, we don’t mean to confuse you. Like many “true or false” questions, the simple answer doesn’t adequately cover the details. A failed compressor doesn’t always mean that the entire air conditioning system must be replaced. But in most cases, it does.

We’ll explain more below about what a failed compressor can mean for an AC and what options you have when you have a dead compressor on your hands.

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