As it starts to heat up in northwest Georgia the last thing you need is your home's AC unit to stop working. So, what's causing it? We can't know until we actually come to your home. But there are a few things YOU can do to possibly solve this issue before calling an AC repair technician. Follow these steps.
No good? Then you need to...
The filter on the right needed to be replaced.
A dirty air filter blocks air from returning to the AC, reducing airflow over the evaporator coil, causing it to ice up. This causes a low-pressure switch to trip and shut down your AC's compressor (the heart of your air conditioner) to prevent it from being damaged. So, you need to change the air filter to prevent all that.
The AC may not be working because its circuit breaker tripped, preventing any electric current from powering the system. If the breaker trips immediately you don't want to reset it again because you most likely have a short circuit or a grounded circuit. It may also mean that you need to replace the circuit breaker since they wear out over time or after multiple trips.
When an air conditioner runs, condensation forms on the cold evaporator coil. The condensation evacuates your home via the condensate drain line. But if the drain line gets clogged with gunk, the water overflows and a drain float switch will shut down your AC to prevent any water damage. The wet-dry vacuum should help unclog any blockages.
If the above methods didn't work, you have a bigger problem that requires an air conditioning repair technician to fix. We have been serving the Atlanta, Dallas, GA, and the Atlanta metro area for over 20 years.
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