Why Is My AC Not Cooling? (2 of 2)
In the previous post, we discussed 4 reasons your AC may not be cooling.
Today we offer 4 more potential culprits that could cause your AC to stop cooling. As you review, keep in mind some of these causes may be symptoms of larger issues, so it is always best to consult us for potential AC Repair.
Give us a call so we can perform an accurate diagnosis to save you money and time.
A power outage can create an uncomfortable indoor environment quickly when suddenly your AC stops blowing cool air. Fortunately, your outdoor unit has an internal high-pressure switch designed to protect your compressor during power outages. When an outage occurs, the switch shuts your AC down to avoid potential damage.
What to do? Be patient. The unit will reset itself; but keep in mind it could take several minutes.
In the meantime, check to make sure your breakers are not tripped.
If you notice air coming out from one or two vents that is not cool, leaky ductwork could be the problem.
This is a situation that calls for a licensed HVAC technician. If not repaired, other issues can occur which may lead to expensive AC Repair.
Your system will not cool if the thermostat is not working. One of the most important things you can do is make sure your thermostat is set to “COOL” and “AUTO”. This will enable your AC to perform both its jobs: Remove humidity and keep you cool.
If the fan is set to “ON”, the air will eventually become stagnant and create humidity.
Is your thermostat battery-powered? Try replacing the batteries and see if that does the trick.
Pro Tip: If your system is still not blowing cold air, call us for AC Repair.
Electrical Or Mechanical Issues
Other contributors to your AC not cooling correctly can be rooted in the electrical or mechanical components of your AC.
Keep in mind it’s never a good idea to work on your own AC system; especially when it comes to electrical or mechanical issues.
An HVAC unit is very complex and requires advanced skills and extensive knowledge to diagnose and perform AC Repairs. Plus, experimenting with your system can be dangerous to you, your family, and your unit.
Pro Tip: Often, symptoms you notice are a sign of a bigger problem. Therefore, for your own safety, call one of our expertly trained technicians for a complete evaluation. This will keep you safe, and save you time and money in the long run.
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The foundation of our culture is finding the right solution for our clients and never selling them something unnecessary. You can count on our professionals to evaluate your AC system, and help you resolve any AC Repair, efficiently and affordably. Contact us.