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Air Conditioning Tip: Reasons Why My AC Won’t Turn On

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at 8:00 am

Our air conditioning systems in Melbourne, FL combat the heat and humidity on a daily basis. We need to make sure that they are maintained professionally and carefully to ensure that they continue to provide efficient and effective cooling for our homes. However, there are times during the service life of your AC when it needs professional repair. One of the most frustrating problems is when your AC simply won’t turn on, and this post will go over possible causes of this problem. If you need professional air conditioning repair in Melbourne, FL, call the experts at Next Generation Air & Heat today! 

  • Thermostat fault: First, make sure that your thermostat is properly set and that it’s calling for cool air. If nothing happens when you set it, there may be a connectivity issue with your thermostat. It it’s wired, there may be a damaged connection somewhere in the line between your thermostat and the AC. If it’s wireless, then the problem may be with the location of the thermostat. Metal walls can create interference between the AC and the thermostat so make sure that this is not an issue by consulting with a professional.
  • Electrical issue: Check to make sure that your AC has not blown a fuse, or tripped the circuit breaker. If it hasn’t, then there may be another type of electrical issue that requires professional assistance. One of the electrical supply lines may have been damaged, for example. It’s important that any electrical problems be examined by a qualified professional.
  • Blower motor broken: The fan motor in your air handler may be broken if your AC won’t turn on. The blower is responsible for pushing cool air throughout your ductwork, but if it has overheated, or one of its mechanical parts is damaged, then the system may not turn on.

There is a variety of things that can go wrong with your air conditioning system during the long hot summer. During the cooling season, your AC system is under a lot of stress and strain. Make sure you take care of any repairs quickly before the summer hits. For air conditioning in Melbourne, FL, call Next Generation Air & Heat today

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