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Air Conditioner Replacement: what to do when your air conditioner stops working

Living in comfort in the summer can be taken for granted, mainly until you experience a taste of anxiety with an air conditioner breakdown. It can occur at the worst moments; you’re eating lunch and unexpectedly realize how warm your kitchen feels or you can’t fall asleep at night because you are so warm wrapped in your covers. Think you’re feeling this uncomfortable feeling? It might be an occasion for an air conditioner replacement.

More often than not, it isn’t the thermostat’s error; the settings can be operating correctly, but it still reads that the temperature is above 80 degrees. It’s most often caused by an ancient or faulty air conditioner that needs a call to the experts to find out what’s wrong. There are many reasons why air conditioners stop working, especially taking into consideration the weather in West Palm Beach. Here are a few things that you can look for before you call Kyzar Air Conditioning Inc if you think your air conditioner has quit working:

  • Broken outdoor fan motor: There is a fan motor on your outdoor air conditioning system that helps flow the heat from your home to the outdoors. If you inspect your system and discover that the fan isn’t working, it means that the heat relocation isn’t occurring, causing the warm air to hang around in your home. This problem can also initiate overheating of the compressor and other possible internal destruction to your system.
  • Dirty filters: It’s one of the most common issues that Kyzar Air Conditioning Inc sees. These filthy filters in your air conditioner reduce proper airflow, affecting the air quality in your home, which is really problematic when allergy season hits. Filthy air filters can also decrease the efficiency in your home and raise your monthly energy costs.
  • Blocked air flow: Always search for an obstacle or obstruction in your return-air or supply-air grille. This can set off your air conditioner to waste efficiency and reduce speed.
    TIP: Make sure the grilles aren’t concealed by furniture or other home items, as well.
  • Outside obstructions: Proper air flow could be also hindered from exterior barriers around your system, such as shrubbery, trees, lawn chairs, etc. When the air flow is hindered, it can influence it’s cooling abilities. Make sure that your system is uninhibited by obstacles and is cleaned frequently to lower the possibility of air conditioner replacement.

Once you’ve completed these four system checks and your air conditioner still isn’t working, here are a list of questions and steps that you should inspect and answer to get your system up and running again. (Only progress to the next question if the system doesn’t start after doing the step before it):

  1. Is your thermostat temperature programmed below the indoor temperature?
  2. Is your system switch in the COOL spot?
  3. Is the outdoor unit power supply switch ON?
  4. Is the furnace/air handler power supply ON?
  5. Is your house fuse box/breaker box whole or has it blown a fuse or tripped a circuit breaker?
  6. If none of these things change your system procedure, call Kyzar Air Conditioning Inc at 561-612-0242.

Don’t let an air conditioner breakdown or replacement keep you awake at night. If you follow these procedures and keep your system under annual maintenance, you should have you air conditioner operating again in no time. Our team at Kyzar Air Conditioning Inc in West Palm Beach is always here to assist – give us a call at 561-612-0242.

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