Typical Air Conditioning Problems

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Air Conditioning Repair Albuquerque, Maintenance Tips

Like all home appliances, a cooling system will at some point fail we know at Air Conditioning Repair Albuquerque.  Perhaps it appears louder than normal, or makes a bang sound when it begins. Perhaps it just will not start. The following lists some normal issues that take place and some recommended actions you can take.

Air Conditioning Repair Albuquerque’s Standard List of Common AC Problems

The Air Conditioning System Is Running, But It’s Not Cooling
A stalled condenser coil might be the source of warm air flowing out of your vents. As the coil is the part that creates the cold air, this could be the most likely source. A number of reasons may trigger this. While the fan can still be blowing, the condenser may be off do to a tripped circuit breaker or blown fuse. Occasionally it could be a low degree of refrigerant. In these cases, a professional A/C service provider need to be called to troubleshoot the issue.

The A/C Is Louder Than Normal
All A/C systems make some noise when they are running, nonetheless loud banging, rattling or vibrating can symbolize that something is wrong. Perhaps there was a blunder made throughout installation like the device being incorrectly charged, the system not being set up on a level platform or not being secured to the platform, or using the wrong size copper line which can limit oil flow to the compressor. If the sound is coming from the inside device (air handler), perhaps a belt is slipping if the unit is an older model. In any scenario, turn off you’re cooling system, an expert need to be employed to identify and take care of the issue.

The Air Conditioner System Won’t Start
If you’re cooling unit won’t begin, there are a few quick things you can examine that might save you a service call from a professional. Begin with the thermostat, as a broken thermostat can stop the system. If it is a programmable thermostat, examine the battery and inspect the settings. If you understand ways to pop off the thermostat cover, check to ensure the thermostat wires are connected and not loose. If the thermostat is working effectively visit your breaker panel and the disconnect box outside near your system. Inspect to ensure the circuits have not been tripped. If among them has, then consider what may have altered at your house that might have triggered this prior to you reset the breaker. If the breaker trips again, it’s time to stop and bring in an expert to detect the circumstance and repair the issue.

These are a few of the most common trouble situations when diagnosing and fixing air conditioning systems; however, this is definitely not an exhaustive list of possible issues. It is always a good concept to employ a professional if the trouble is not a simple fix, and definitely if it needs managing power or refrigerant. Air Conditioning Repair Albuquerque has trained and certified professionals that can detect your problems quickly. We have discovered numerous of our repair calls can have been avoided if the A/C unit had actually been serviced regularly and preserved. Consider a Maintenance Service Agreement with us to keep your system running at peak efficiency.