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A/c hoping can get help few different things all revolving around the blasted a/c first whenever the a/c kicks in every light in the house dims for the initial boot up then good doesn't kick anything off just common sense says when it dims that much to everything else hoping nothings wrong ain't the best thing secondly looking at the a coils on the a/c unit model # c30a 054u on what I believe in an Intertherm unit also looking to clean the thing in hopes of helping to reduce the bill the a/c un


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The dimming of your lights at start up tell me two things, One is that the starting Amps may be a little high and drawing too much amperage. Have this checked by using an Amp meter. Secondly, look at your circuit breaker box. Does the Amp total on the right side of the box equal the left side. What I mean is that the Amp load of your box should be as close to equal as possible. If you have too many drawing Amps on one side, it puts strain on that side and will effect all breakers (loads) on that side. You can check this by investigating what circuits are on the same side of the box as your A/C unit and watch the lights associated to that same side and see if they dim when the unit starts. Also watch other lights associated to the opposite side and see if they dim. If they do, you have a compresser issue.\015\012\015\012To clean the coil you can purchase a coil cleaner at a local A/C repair shop and use a garden sprayer to apply. Rinse off the coil slowly and after you give it a chance to work. Too much water on the coil when rinsing will cause a flood in the bottom of the air handler and may not allow the drain to exacuate the water as quickly as designed. Rinse in moderation. Do this with all power off and the breaker locked in the off position.

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