With a host of components, the HVAC system is derived from many parts, appliances, and other elements. The air conditioner unit itself has many pieces that brings it all together. Working in harmony, the components help make your home cool and comfortable. One of these components, the compressor component is absolutely essential to accomplish a cool and comfortable home. With this in mind, we at Absolute P&M Services would like to further elaborate on air compressors.
Central AC Compressor Function
The temperature of the refrigerant is raised as part of the compressor’s job. This is accomplished by squeezing and increasing the pressure put on the refrigerant. The refrigerant, in its liquid state, moves throughout the system once the temperature is raised to a certain point above the temperature of its surroundings. It then begins to move throughout the condenser coils on the outside unit after the refrigerant is heated. The heat absorbed by the refrigerant to be released into the outdoors through this process. Once this process is complete, the air is cooled inside your home.
Home AC Compressor Failure Symptoms
With good reasons, the air conditioner compressor is often referred to the heart of the air conditioning unit. The entire air conditioning cycle would not be able to continue without the component that initiates the heating of the refrigerant. Things can break down very fast, for this reason, if you are facing an AC compressor problem. Several factors could be the cause, your compressor is not working period firstly. Lack of electricity to the unit is among the most common issues. Your compressor might be to blame in the event that you notice any of the following:
– Unit is not cooling as efficiently as it should
– Air conditioner unit will start with stutters
– Air discharge that is either too high or too low
Prevention of AC Compressor Locking Up or Stopping Working
There are some issues that can be prevented when it comes your air conditioner compressor. Dirty coils, obstructions in suction lines, low refrigerant, improper suction line sizes, too much refrigerant, electrical concerns, within the system contaminates, and oil lubricant inadequacies. These issues can be avoided with routine maintenance. An expert will ensure the air conditioner is clean, obstructions are clear, the lube is applied appropriately, makes sure the refrigerant is charged accordingly, electrical systems is checked, system contaminates are removed, and the overall healthy of the system is ensured.
Central Air Conditioning Inspection, Tune Up Maintenance, repair, Replacement & More in Santa Fe, Tomball, Sugar Land, Galveston & Greater Houston, Texas
When you need your air conditioner to properly maintained to help you better depend on the unit, call in the professionals of Absolute P&M Services of Houston, Texas. Our certified technicians possess the initial training and certifications, commit to ongoing education, and accrues experience daily. With their expertise and skills paired with state-of-the-art equipment and products, you can rely on the professionals of Absolute P&M Services to deliver high-quality HVAC system maintenance, repair, installation, and replacement services. To better protect your air conditioner, be sure to schedule a tune-up and/or inspection service and in the event it is not operating efficiently, our technicians are readily available to assist you.