Hot summers days are pleasures in many areas of the world but in Australia, the environment becomes very uncomfortable and air conditioning is needed to cool the living spaces. . Working air conditioning units have become an essential part of Aussies life and a necessity for any business’s success.
During the hottest part of the day, people feel safe inside their homes but what happens if your air conditioning unit stops working or not cooling well? The best option always is to call any local AC service provider. However, it might be possible to solve a minor issue at home, but the major issue will require a professional to repair and restore the system. Here are is the description of those common issues which you can get yourself solved.
If the air conditioner in your home or office isn’t cooling to the desired temperature, the temperature control unit in your air conditioner may have an issue. As the temperature of the air conditioner is generally controlled through the sensor that monitors the room temperature. So, if the connection between the sensor and the electrical connection has defected then the temperature will never cool down. Check that your device is getting voltage or not and check the connection between the sensor and the electrical connection. If everything seems to be fixed and still AC unit not operating well then you will need an air conditioner expert.
A thermostat is a device that communicates with the air conditioner system. If your air conditioner is not working, the thermostat may be defective. When the thermostat does not work properly then your air conditioner becomes unable to recognize whether the switch is on or off that leaving you miserable in the sweltering heat all day or night. Check your thermostat screen, if it is turned off or has a blank display, tries to turn it back on. If it is still not working, then it indicates that you need a new thermostat. Dead batteries also be a reason that thermostat is not working properly. Therefore, batteries should be replaced.
Dust around your home
This is the simplest problem to recognize. If dust is blowing around your home, then it might be that the filters of the air conditioner are blocked. When filters are choked the airflow gets disturbed. Therefore, you need to pull out the filters and get them washed and re-inserted.
Circuit breaker fails/ tripped
Turning off the circuit breaker is a typical issue. A circuit breaker may trip if you are using numerous appliances such as microwave, freezer, etc. at the same time. A circuit breaker is a safety system that trips the system when there is an excessive load or circuit shortage. Check the air conditioner switch on the circuit breakers’ panel and turn it “ON” if it is “OFF”. If the circuit breaker is continuously tripping, then do not turn the switch “ON” because the circuit breaker is overloaded or there might be other issues. As result, it may cause an electrical fire. So, immediately call an air conditioner expert.
Clogged AC Drain Line
The air conditioner will ultimately get overwhelmed through moisture and clogged with dirt due to a lack of maintenance. Make sure you clean your drain line by boiling water and before doing this, turn off the air conditioner and the power supply button.