Buzzing and popping noises, uneven operation – these are all problems indicating an issue with your air conditioner’s electrical components. You should always call an expert to help with any kind of AC repair issue, but this is especially true when it comes to an electrical problem. There can be a few causes for electrical issues with your air conditioner, as we’ll outline below, but it’s important that if you suspect you have an electrical issue, turn the system off right away and call your Climate Masters expert for help.
Here are some of the more common electrical problems your technician may find with your air conditioning system:
- Issues with the wiring – the wires in your air conditioning system deliver the power to the various components within your system. If they are damaged from corrosion or fraying, or their connections have been interrupted, they won’t be able to deliver the electricity as needed.
- Malfunctioning capacitors – there are three motors in your air conditioning system: two fan motors and your compressor’s motor. Each one uses two capacitors to start up and stay operational. Should any of the capacitors malfunction or fail, the motor to which the capacitor is attached will, too.
- Circuit breaker problems – your air conditioning system is powerful enough that it requires its own circuit breaker in your electrical box. Sometimes a breaker can be faulty and cause your AC to shut down, or there may be an electrical issue that is causing the breaker to overload and turn off. In either case, a trained expert should be called to diagnose the problem and fix it.
Electrical problems will not get better on their own and attempting to tackle them yourself is putting you and your system at risk. The pros at Climate Masters are here to help with all of your AC repair needs in St. Augustine, FL – just give us a call!