residential and home air conditioning troubleshootingThere’s nothing more frustrating than an air conditioner that stops working, or when you discover that your air conditioning unit isn’t working right.  Most of the time, you won’t notice the issue until you really need (or want) to use it.

Troubleshooting your system is usually left to a professional HVAC technician, but there are some things that you can try to get your air conditioner up and running again.  

Even If some of these items solve your problem, you should schedule a service call to ensure that your system doesn’t need to be repaired or even replaced. Although we cover several of the most common air conditioning issues here, we wanted to give you some tools to help determine what might be wrong with your system.

Central Air Conditioning issues are usually divided into five main categories—and we found a resource that can help you diagnose and temporarily remedy the situation.

Troubleshoot Your Air Conditioning System with Tips from has an excellent article on Central Air Troubleshooting and Repairs that highlights the different things that could be wrong with your system.

Here are the links to the different steps in that article that you can take if your system is acting up:

  • Air Conditioning Doesn’t Cool Well  Are all your components working? Is the unit iced over?  Use these steps to figure out if it’s a simple problem or something that needs to be repaired.
  • Air Conditioner Doesn’t Blow Air – If you’re having this kind of issue, a service call would make a lot of sense- but check out these tips first to determine if your motor or just a belt needs to be replaced.
  • Air Conditioner Leaks Water  A little water is usually ok—a lot of water usually isn’t. If you have a river of water running from your air conditioning, then check out these tips.
  • Air Conditioner Makes Noise  Persistent, ongoing noises are never a good thing for an HVAC system. You might be able to locate the problem by using the tips here.

You can also visit our blog to learn more about the more common HVAC issues.

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Troubleshooting your system is always the first step- and self-repairs can only get you so far. If you have any Air Conditioning issues, Pro HVAC Service can give you free, no-obligation estimates on any air conditioning system today.  

If you need repairs or are interested in a maintenance agreement for your air conditioning system, Pro HVAC Service can set you up with an expert. To get your free estimate, fill out the form to the right, or give us a call at (844) 769-5995. Within minutes, we’ll contact you with a list of local HVAC Contractors that can help you.