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Common Problems with Your Air Conditioner

Posted by Bodie Czeladka on

During the summer months, you’ll be thankful that you have your air conditioner in place to cool down your home. However, there are times when you might find that your air conditioner just isn’t working as it should. In our work offering professional air conditioning service, we’ve seen a few common problems that continue come up on a regular basis. Today, we’ll be taking a look at some of these common issues, and what the underlying causes may be.

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You have a dirty filter

If you’ve taken a quick look at your air conditioner and have noticed a build-up of dirt, this can cause serious issues. If your air filter becomes clogged, it can restrict air flow which causes your air conditioning unit to work overtime to cool the room. If left too dirty for too long, it can cause overheating and damage. If it’s been a long time since you cleaned your filter, do it sooner rather than later and also replace the filter if necessary.

Your unit is blowing warm air

You turn on your air conditioner hoping to cool down, only to find that warm air is blowing – so what’s the problem? There are many possible causes for warm air to blow, including issues with the refrigerant, cracks or leaks in your coils, or improper maintenance of the air conditioning unit. If warm air is blowing, call your air conditioning technician to take a look.

Your air conditioner won’t turn on

One of the common issues people encounter is when they go to turn on the air conditioning, only to find that it’s just not responsive. In some cases, it could be something simple such as a blown fuse or tripped circuit. It may also be due to faulty thermostat. Remember to call in the experts if you can’t figure out the cause.

You have a leak

If you notice that your air conditioner is leaking, there could be a number of reasons why this is happening. It could be simply due to condensation due to humid weather and limited insulation which can cause condensation to drip. A dirty air filter or low refrigerant could also be the culprit. Your technician will be able to take a closer look and locate the issue.

Your air conditioner smells

Bad smells emitting from your air conditioner can be due to a number of factors. These include outside smells being brought inside, mould emitting a musty odour, or a burning smell from burnt-out insulation or wiring.  If your air conditioner is smelling, turn it off and get someone in to take a look.

If you’re looking for reliable air conditioning service Perth, look no further than Airspares. Whether you need regular maintenance or emergency repairs, our trained service technicians will be able to help. We provide servicing across Perth and are able to complete warranty and non-warranty work. Trust us with your next aircon service!

For home air conditioning service, contact Airspares today on 1300 66 22 44.


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