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Why is my air conditioner running but not cooling my house?

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Why is my air conditioner running but not cooling my house? If your air conditioner is coming on inside and outside and you are wondering, why is my air conditioner running but not cooling my house then this article is for you. There are multiple reasons your A/C is running but not cooling your house. Here are some common issues that will cause your AC unit to run but not keep up with the heat load in the house. *DISCLAIMER - Read the disclaimer below. Reason 1. Clogged air filter. dirty air filter keeping the ac unit from cooling The first thing to check is your air filter. If your air filter is really dirty it will prevent airflow and your air conditioner won't cool very well. If you check…
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How to replace a Rheem pressure switch and flame sensor.

Rheem furnace repairs
How to replace a Rheem pressure switch and flame sensor. If you have a Rheem furnace that keeps turning off after it runs for a little while you may have a bad pressure switch or flame sensor. This article will go over how to replace a Rheem pressure switch and flame sensor. Rheem The video below will show you how to replace the flame sensor and the inducer pressure switch on a Rheem furnace. https://youtu.be/zPS2OzeIdyM It doesn't matter if you have a Rheem or Ruud furnace. The brands are basically the same and the process to change them doesn't vary much. You can purchase a universal pressure switch and flame sensor or OEM parts. I've had good performance from universal parts. In a lot of cases, I have got better…
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How To Change A Goodman Air Conditioner Condenser Fan Motor

Goodman HVAC, HVAC repairs
How To Change A Goodman Air Conditioner Condenser Fan Motor If your condenser fan motor went out this article will show you How To Change A Goodman Air Conditioner Condenser Fan Motor. This article is specifically showing a Goodman condenser fan motor replacement but the process for most makes and models is almost the same. The only big difference is the way the top of the condenser comes off to access the condenser fan motor. There are a lot of units that are much easier to change the fan motor than the Goodman. What you will need 5/16th nut drive 1/4 nut driveSand paper or hand filePliersCresent wrenchNew motor OEM "Original equipment manufacturer" or Generic type. The RPM and Hoarsepower need to be the same as the motor you are…
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Outside Air Conditioner Condenser Unit Not Turning Off

HVAC repairs
Why does an outside air conditioner condenser unit not turn off? If your Outside Air Conditioner Condenser Unit Not Turning Off even after the inside blower motor stops you most likely have a defective or stuck contactor. https://youtu.be/e9IKgR_RGyw How to change a contactor if your Outside Air Conditioner Condenser Unit Not Turning Off. The picture below is what a contactor on a home condenser air conditioner looks like. Picture of a new contactor. The reason the ac condenser unit stays running even after the thermostat reaches the desired temperature is one of two reasons. The number one reason is that the contacts that transfer power are stuck together. The contacts are typically made of silver or copper. Every time the thermostat reaches a temperature and sends voltage to the contactor…
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How to clean AC evaporator coils yourself

HVAC Maintenance
How to clean ac evaporator coils yourself and save a lot of money. When you clean the evaporator coils yourself you can take your time and make sure It's cleaned extremely well. This post will show and tell you how to access the coils and what chemicals to use to clean them. Clean coil side Dirty coil side How to access your evaporator coil. Depending on whether you have an electric air handler or a gas furnace will determine how you access your evaporator coil to clean it. The picture below is an example of an Air Handler that has an evaporator coil inside. You can always determine where the evaporator coil is by looking at where the copper refrigerant lines go in. It's the large line that has black…
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