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

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

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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