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Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems
A heat pump is the perfect remedy when it comes toA heat pump is th...
Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems
When using it, you might feel that the temperature inWhen using it,...
Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems
so you will need to change the setting and see if theso you will ne...
Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems
you will need to shut the system off and then call ayou will need t...
Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems
You may also notice that the auxiliary light on theYou may also not...
Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems
The light should turn off on a regular basis whenThe light should t...
Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems
In the event that the frost on the heat pumpIn the event that the f...
Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems
Looking for heat pump repair technician in Chelan
WA? Then go ahead...
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A heat pump is the perfect remedy when it comes to heating and cooling a home efficiently. But just like any other machine, it may encounter some problems when you are using it. As it continues to get old, the possibility of it breaking down goes high.

Looking for heat pump repair technician in Chelan WA? Then go ahead and visit us now at http://cascademechanical.com/

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Frequent Heat Pump Problems

  1. 1. Frequent Heat PumpFrequent Heat Pump ProblemsProblems Brought to you by: www.cascademechanical.com
  2. 2. Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems A heat pump is the perfect remedy when it comes toA heat pump is the perfect remedy when it comes to heating and cooling a home efficiently. But just likeheating and cooling a home efficiently. But just like any other machine, it may encounter some problemsany other machine, it may encounter some problems when you are using it. As it continues to get old, thewhen you are using it. As it continues to get old, the possibility of it breaking down goes high. Sometimespossibility of it breaking down goes high. Sometimes that problem might be easy to fix while other timesthat problem might be easy to fix while other times you may be required to completely replace it.you may be required to completely replace it. One of the common problems you might experienceOne of the common problems you might experience when using a heat pump is heating failure.when using a heat pump is heating failure.
  3. 3. Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems When using it, you might feel that the temperature inWhen using it, you might feel that the temperature in your house has not changed even after you haveyour house has not changed even after you have powered it on. This could be caused by a blown fusepowered it on. This could be caused by a blown fuse or a tripped wire between the circuit and theor a tripped wire between the circuit and the thermostat.thermostat. You will also need to check the power of the unit inYou will also need to check the power of the unit in such a case and make sure that it is turned onsuch a case and make sure that it is turned on properly. You might also have forgotten to set theproperly. You might also have forgotten to set the thermostat to heat,thermostat to heat,
  4. 4. Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems so you will need to change the setting and see if theso you will need to change the setting and see if the temperature will change after that.temperature will change after that. Another common heat pump problem is odd noiseAnother common heat pump problem is odd noise coming from it. This noise usually comes from eithercoming from it. This noise usually comes from either the outdoor or the indoor unit. If you notice it, youthe outdoor or the indoor unit. If you notice it, you will need to turn the unit off immediately to prevent itwill need to turn the unit off immediately to prevent it from undergoing any further damage. If you noticefrom undergoing any further damage. If you notice the indoor unit sounding like the blower is scraping,the indoor unit sounding like the blower is scraping, hitting, or vibrating unusually,hitting, or vibrating unusually,
  5. 5. Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems you will need to shut the system off and then call ayou will need to shut the system off and then call a professional to fix it. If the blower is not functioningprofessional to fix it. If the blower is not functioning properly, indoor air will not be circulated and thereproperly, indoor air will not be circulated and there will be not heating and cooling.will be not heating and cooling. If the noise is originating from the outdoor unit, itIf the noise is originating from the outdoor unit, it could be because of a cracked or iced fan blade thatcould be because of a cracked or iced fan blade that could be simply spinning off balance.could be simply spinning off balance.
  6. 6. Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems You may also notice that the auxiliary light on theYou may also notice that the auxiliary light on the thermostat is on all the time. This light is a signalthermostat is on all the time. This light is a signal that the backup electric coils that are found in thethat the backup electric coils that are found in the furnace have been energized.furnace have been energized. It should come on when the heat pump is in aIt should come on when the heat pump is in a defrost cycle, when the temperature in the housedefrost cycle, when the temperature in the house falls below two degrees below the thermostat settingfalls below two degrees below the thermostat setting and also when the temperature outside becomesand also when the temperature outside becomes colder.colder.
  7. 7. Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems The light should turn off on a regular basis whenThe light should turn off on a regular basis when outdoor temperatures are below 35 to 40 degreesoutdoor temperatures are below 35 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit. If it remains on constantly during mildFahrenheit. If it remains on constantly during mild weather, it might be an indication that the heat pumpweather, it might be an indication that the heat pump is malfunctioning.is malfunctioning. Another problem you may notice with your heatAnother problem you may notice with your heat pump is ice accumulating on it. The heat pumppump is ice accumulating on it. The heat pump usually has a defrost cycle built into it. During thisusually has a defrost cycle built into it. During this cycle, any accumulated frost is forced to melt.cycle, any accumulated frost is forced to melt.
  8. 8. Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems In the event that the frost on the heat pumpIn the event that the frost on the heat pump continues to get thicker and never seems to go awaycontinues to get thicker and never seems to go away or it turns into solid ice that does not melt, thereor it turns into solid ice that does not melt, there could be a malfunction in the heat pump's defrostcould be a malfunction in the heat pump's defrost cycle.cycle. You will therefore need to diagnose and fix theYou will therefore need to diagnose and fix the issues it might be having for it to continue workingissues it might be having for it to continue working properly.properly.
  9. 9. Frequent Heat Pump ProblemsFrequent Heat Pump Problems Looking for heat pump repair technician in Chelan WA? Then go ahead and visit us now at http://cascademechanical.com/.
  10. 10. Frequent Heat PumpFrequent Heat Pump ProblemsProblems Brought to you by: www.cascademechanical.com

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