Unit Repair

Unit Repair

Simple repairs Air conditioning can do it yourself

If you own an air conditioner, then it is safe to say that at some point in the future will have to repair the air conditioning. There are a couple of different things that can go wrong and some are very easy to repair. For example, if your air conditioner will not cool; but it still runs just needs cleaning. Before you Start, Search the user manual. If not found, then you can request one from the manufacturer. Try pick a day pretty warm for the repair, because this will give a better idea of why it is not working.

Before repairs air conditioning, make sure the unit power is off. You should be able to find closure panels for it. If you can not find this panel to turn off the electricity to the house itself. Be sure to rake away any debris from the condenser outside.

Now you can begin to figure out what the problem is is by removing the grill cover and clean the condenser fins with a soft cloth and a brush. Be careful not to damage the fins as this can be done very easily. Empty out after cleaning. Now unscrew and lift the lid of the grill, but be careful. The fan is connected to some and do not want to pull the wires loose. After cleaning, you can hose the fins, but the protection of the engine with some kind of waterproof cover. If you think lubricating the engine needs, now is the time to do so. Now put the unit back together. This is the easy part of air conditioning repairs.

To test repair of air conditioning, turn the power back on and let your unit run for a few minutes. Place your hand on the pipes that connect to the condensing unit. A water pipe should feel warm and the other must be cold. If still not working, then you probably need to recharge the refrigerant and this will require a professional.

If your air conditioner is turned on automatically, there are steps you can take to verify this. First, make sure the thermostat is configured to cool and below room temperature. You should also check to see if a fuse blows or the problem may be a tripped circuit breaker in your breaker box principal. Make sure the furnace power switch is on and the switch on the outside condenser unit. You can also check for ensure that the 240-volt disconnect, which is next to the outside of the compressor has not turned off. Here are some steps to help with repairs air conditioning.

Any air conditioning repairs you can do on their own will certainly help your budget can be spent on other problems may arise when you can not repair the air conditioning yourself. The above repairs are simple and you should have no problem in completing them. If you encounter difficulties please contact the manufacturer. They have a world of knowledge about the products they produce and may be able to provide some useful information for problems faced when making repairs.

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