The Most Common Reasons Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Working.

The Most Common Reasons Your Air Conditioner Isn’t Working.

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Here is a list of the most common reasons your air conditioner isn't working. Imagine it's 5 PM when you get home from work and a wall of heat hits your face when you open your front door. That's when you need to know about the various reasons your HVAC system isn't coming on. Ask any service technician who's been running service calls for a number of years and they will tell you the issues they run into are repetitive. Here are some of the most common reasons that you will find are preventing your air conditioner from coming on and or cooling properly. The Airflow Is Restricted. Your air conditioner or heater will not function correctly if the airflow is blocked or restricted. Some of the ways your airflow…
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How To Change A Goodman Air Conditioner Condenser Fan Motor

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 driveSandpaper or hand filePliersCrescent wrenchNew motor OEM "Original equipment manufacturer" or Generic type. The RPM and Horsepower need to be the same as the motor you are replacing.…
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Outside Air Conditioner Condenser Unit Not Turning Off

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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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Why Does A Air Conditioner Ice Up And How To Fix It?

Why Does A Air Conditioner Ice Up And How To Fix It?

Air conditioner blowing warm air, HVAC repairs
Why Does A Air Conditioner Ice Up And How To Fix It In this blog post, I will go over the various reasons an air conditioner will ice up. I will also go over the various things to look for and how to fix them. Get your Air Conditioner to STOP ICING up and back to working correctly. If your home air conditioner system is icing up there are several reasons why this is happening. A residential split system can ice up at the inside evaporator coil and it can also ice up at the condenser. At the outside condenser, the copper line-set will get ice on it and so can the compressor motor at the bottom of the condenser. Occasionally the condenser coils will also start to get ice…
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Why Does A Home Central Air Conditioner Trip The Breaker?

Why Does A Home Central Air Conditioner Trip The Breaker?

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This post will give you various reasons as to why a home central air conditioner trips the breaker. There are various types of systems and breakers so I will categorize this post to address each one. The breaker for the outside condenser is typically a 30, 40, or 50 AMP 2 pole breaker. I'm going to make a list of the reasons that breaker trips and then I will break down each of those reasons with the repair solution for each. If your breaker is for a different component then please read below for the other components to your HVAC system and why that breaker will trip. The main tool required to troubleshoot is a multimeter. A cheap one will do just fine. Take your time and be patient this…
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