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The 5 Most Common Air Conditioning Problems In Philadelphia

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The 5 Most Common Air Conditioning Problems In Philadelphia

There are many air conditioning problems. One of them cause your HVAC unit to perform poorly and stop functioning. You can avoid improper operation of your air conditioner. It should be turned on only when the doors and windows in your home are closed. Avoid air conditioning repair problems in Philadelphia.

If an air conditioner was installed improperly or been maintained by an unqualified technician, it will not function correctly. Defective installation of a central air conditioning can cause restricted airflow and air duct leakages. Check the manufacturer specification before you buy any air conditioner. Refrigerant in the air conditioning system should be balanced by professionally trained HVACR technician. Every homeowner should understand that ensuring proper performance and efficiency of the air conditioning system is an appropriate pressure of refrigerant. Regardless if it’s R22 Freon or R410A Puron.

Air conditioner manufacturers design and produce high-quality air conditioning and heating products for their clients. If you notice any malfunction of HVAC system, you should check with EMCO Tech whether the circuits and fuses are correct. The system might have overheated. Let it cool down for around five minutes and reset the circuit breakers. It is normal for the compressors of central air conditioners to stop functioning when the temperatures are too high and during extremely hot days. High temperatures can make the pressure limit switch to trip. This AC issue is fixed by pressing the button inside access panel of the air conditioner’s compressor.

Here are some of the effective central Air conditioning repair tips.

1. Refrigerant Leaks

Undercharge or leak of the air conditioning unit will cause refrigerant level to be out of balance. Contact a qualified technician to diagnose and repair AC problem instead of adding refrigerant yourself. EMCO Tech servicemen will fix the leak and charge AC system with the correct amount of freon. Air conditioner will function properly when neither undercharged nor overcharged.

Inadequate maintenance. Filters and air conditioning coils should remain clean to avoid improper functioning of the air conditioner. AC compressor and blower fans will be safe from premature failure.

2. AC coil is frozen

Frozen air conditioner coil is an indication of airflow or freon balance issue. Air restrictions are caused by dirty ac filters or obstructed air ductwork. Frozen indoor coils may be result of unbalanced HVAC refrigerant level.

3. Electric control failure

Homeowners are advised not to turn air conditioning system on and off frequently because this can cause compressor and fans to wear out quickly. Hire a technician to perform tune-up and routine maintenance and ensure electrical connections and contacts are correct.

4. Sensor problems

Thermostat sensor is located behind the control panel. Its role is to measure air temperature when entering evaporative coil. Thermostat sensor should be placed near the coil but not touching it for the air conditioner to function properly, .

5. Drainage problems

Room air conditioners can be affected by poor condensate water drainage. Check for accumulation of water around indoor blower unit and evaporator coil.  Air conditioner has to be properly leveled to avoid clogging and ensure proper drainage.

Qualified technicians are the only ones to do these services. This calls for some caution anytime a person is hiring the right technician to install the air conditioning system. If you are having problems with your ac unit it is best to call us at EMCO Tech as we are qualified professionals 215-366-1001

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  • Carol I'm glad you recommend hiring a qualified technician for correcting refrigerant issues. Reply

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