5 Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner May Not Feel Cool

When the mercury starts to rise outside, you rely on your air conditioner to keep your house cozy. Your AC may be on, but the air blowing from your vents appears too hot. 

Here are the most frequent reasons why this occurs and what you need to do about it. If you require air conditioning repair in Fort Worth, the Experts at Calverley Service Experts can assist you. Like always, all our AC repair labor is supported by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.* 

1.Your Thermostat is Set Wrong

Examine the fan setting. If it is switched to “on,” the fan will run even when the AC compressor isn’t going. Nothing’s wrong with this, but your electricity expenses will increase if the fan is on frequently. Change the setting to “auto,” and the blower will only work when the compressor is working. This also means the air issuing from the vents will always appear cold. 

2.Filter Need to be Changed

The HVAC air filter catches airborne particles that can wear out your heating and cooling units. If it gets too clogged, it can reduce airflow. This restricts how much warm air goes over the indoor evaporator coil. If the refrigerant moving through the coil becomes too chilled, it freezes, preventing the cooling cycle from happening. To avoid this, replace the filter each month or as recommended by the manufacturer. 

3.Not Enough Refrigerant

Refrigerant is critical for air conditioning. It shifts from a low-pressure gas to a high-pressure liquid as it shifts between the indoor evaporator coil and outdoor condensing unit. If there isn’t enough refrigerant, your air conditioner will operate inefficiently and may not generate adequate chilled air. It may also result in a frozen evaporator coil, which as we mentioned before, stops the cooling cycle completely. You’ll need assistance from an HVAC tech, like one from Calverley Service Experts, to solve any refrigerant problems. 

4.Condensing Unit Need to be Cleaned

The outdoor part of your AC system is referred to as a condenser. This is essentially a large heat sink that removes muggy air from your house. If the metal fins are clogged with dirt, the condenser can’t run well. Rinse down the system to clear debris that accumulates and cut back grass to make sure the condenser isn’t blocked. 

5.Condenser Fan or Compressor has Worn Out

While you’re examining the condenser, ensure the big fan at the top of the system is going. If the fan motor has stopped working, the condensing unit can’t exhaust heat appropriately, and your air conditioner could start sending warm air into your house. 

Pay attention to the sound of the compressor running within the condensing unit also. This is what drives your air conditioner, as the part lowers the temperature of the refrigerant. Then, the refrigerant can capture more warmth when it moves back into your house. If the compressor stops working, you’ll probably need to get a new system and set air conditioning installation

If you’re noticing other odd noises when your AC runs, take a look at our guide that decodes what common air conditioning noises mean

Did you solve the issue using these ideas? If not, our Calverley Service Experts Experts are here to assist you. Reach us at 817-380-5647 or contact us online to request your air conditioning repair appointment now. 

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