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Ouside unit not coming on

\015 I have a ruud ubhk 25j14sfe. the unit outside is not coming on when set by the thermastat. Only the inside fan comes on.i have pushed the pressure relief button nothing happened.I can push the points together and the unit will come on as long as i hold the points together. what can be causing this?\015

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You are not getting the 24 volt control circuit to coil need to make sure your 2 wire is in good shape and connected to the coil connections. If you have a ohm meter you can ohm out the coil and see if it is good. Be carefull cause the is 240 volts at the same spot on the contactor. So just pull the fuses out of the disconnect box and will be okay. Or turn off the breaker inside the house to the unit. If coil is bad just replace the contactor.

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