Common Air Conditioning Problems

A few of the most common problems with air conditioners we come across are the unit isn’t cooling properly, the unit isn’t turning on or another common issue is limited airflow. Below are a few common reasons you might be having one of these issues with your air conditioner.

Your unit isn’t cooling properly


Refrigerant

Your refrigerant could be low or leaking. Call a trained technician to repair the leak and recharge the system.

Thermostat Issues

Check your thermostat to make sure it is set properly and it is reading the correct temperature.

Drainage Problems

Check your unit’s drain to make sure it isn’t clogged.

Dirty Filter

A clogged filter restricts airflow through the unit, decreasing its efficiency and reducing its ability to effectively cool the air.

 

Your unit isn’t turning on


Electrical Control Failure

Your compressor and fan controls could be worn out from having system turn off and on too frequently.

Thermostat

Make sure your thermostat is working – it might need new batteries or might need to be replaced entirely.

 

Limited Airflow


Ductwork Problems

Your ducts could be clogged or be clogged or constricted. Work with a professional to clean and air seal your ducts.

Dirty Filter

A clogged filter restricts airflow through the unit, decreasing its efficiency and reducing its ability to effectively cool the air.

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