My AC Blows Warm Air
As we enter the HOT season, homeowners throughout the Brooksville, FL area are thinking about how to maximize the performance and energy efficiency of their air conditioning system. They may also be thinking about whether any repairs may be necessary to ensure a hassle-free summer. One common problem that you may experience is when your AC blows warm air. While there are numerous reasons for why this occurs, we thought it would be useful to share a few of the most common with you. For more information, or to schedule air conditioning repair in Brooksville, FL, call the experts at CoolQuest, Inc. today!
So, why does your AC blow warm air?
Thermostat fault: While small, your thermostat is incredibly important to the operation of your air conditioning system. Because it is responsible for communicating the correct temperature to your air handler, if something goes wrong with your thermostat, or it isn’t calibrated, then it may be calling for air at the wrong temperature.
Clogged air filter: Remember, it’s imperative that you change your air filter at least once a month during the cooling season. When it becomes dirty or clogged with dirt and debris, it can cause serious problems for your system, including the inability to cool, which can lead to warm air. It may even cause your evaporator coil to frost over completely.
Condenser not performing: Your condenser coil is responsible for dissipating the heat of the hot gas refrigerant into the outside air. If it becomes dirty, or in any way inoperative, then the refrigerant will not cool sufficiently, which can in turn lead to warm air. As you can see, any imbalances in the system disturb the refrigerant cycle necessary to providing cool air in your home.
Compressor overheating: The compressor may shut off it overheats. If your system is filled with dust and debris, then the outdoor unit cannot dissipate the heat fast enough and this may cause your compressor to overheat. Alternatively, if your compressor motor has suffered any physical damage, this can also disturb the cooling process.
We hope that gives you some idea of the various potential factors involved in warm air.
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