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Compressor tries to kick in, but no cold air

\015 We have an older Carrier heat pump. We purchased home in '06 and haven't had it serviced. Could it possibly just need serviced ,ie freon topped off?\015

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Hi! there,although it's better to have it check to prevent of early damage definitely cleaning is a must ac should be clean quarterly a year mostly fin tube of condenser and eveporator,blower and fans with regards to freon the most thing to is actual checking of operating currrent is the best way using clamp ammeter tester,measured on one line,just clamp it on common line take the reading e,g 60 A reading ,compare this to the reted current on yuor manuals or sometime there spec. tag built in the or compressor if has the same value your freon is still good,if there a sight glass you can figure or visually seen if babbles appear or foamy one means this need to recharge but if can see anything or there a plane sight glass your freon still good.so its better to prevent than cured.regards and have a nice day thank's

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