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My AC unit outside will not turn on

\015 My AC will not cool. Upon inspection I noticed that the fan in the unit outside is not spinning. I have a Ruud model # UALA-036JAS. What can I do to fix it myself. I have 4 small kids and no money for this. Can someone please help.\015

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Only thing I'd add to peyton is that you should kill the power to the a/c unit b4 you open it up. You can do this either outside at your disconnect switch or inside at your electrical panel by turning off the 230 volt circuit breaker that feeds the a/c.
\015\012hope you find your issue.
Can you hear anything at all running in outside unit? ruud units have a hi pressure switch located between the 2 tubes going to inside of unit it normally has red button but sometimes the red overing over the button comes off so just look for a piece sticking out that you can push in. \015\012
\015\012If you do hear other things running in outside unit most lkely you will  have a bad motor or motor capacitor. I would reccomend calling a service company unless you have the tools and meters to check this stuff out. If you do have the tools necessary message me back and I'll try to walk you thru troubleshooting. thanks Peyton

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