DIY air conditioner troubleshooting

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DIY Air Conditioner Trouble Shooting. Common A/C problems and solutions

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DIY air conditioner troubleshooting

  1. 1. DIY Air Conditioner Troubleshooting 06-11-2013
  2. 2. DIY Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Problem: see any frost or ice around the units Switch off the A/C with blower running, after ice melts check if ice again developing If then call a pro as it might be freon problem
  3. 3. DIY Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Problem: Cooling is not enough Check the temperature drops air temperature leaving the air handler minus the air temperature entering air handler The result should be around 15 for efficient ones and 20 for old ones
  4. 4. DIY Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Problem: Outside unit blowing hot air Blower isn’t running but the outside fan is, the problem might be blower motor, it’s run capacitor See if you can replace capacitor
  5. 5. DIY Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Problem: dirt For Split systems - Clean Air Filters with soap and water For Centralized units – replace air filters it periodically
  6. 6. DIY Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Problem: Placement problem No proper air circulation Solution: Consider moving the outdoor unit to a place with good air movement
  7. 7. DIY Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Problem: Leak in duct Use duct tape to cover the leak
  8. 8. DIY Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Problem: Low freon Look at the glass indicator - green/yellow is Ok Red/bubbling says - running out of gas Call a A/C pro* help

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