Common Problems with Air Conditioners

January 8, 2024
HVAC and ac services

Having an AC is essential in hot, humid climates. When relaxing inside your home, you don’t want to deal with sticky, oppressive heat. When your AC stops working, Guidry's Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Inc can help it get back up and running.

Thermostat Issues

If your AC refuses to turn on, it may be because your thermostat isn’t set correctly or the batteries are dead. It could also be because the circuit breaker tripped. If you replace the batteries, set the temperature, and check the circuit breaker, and it still doesn’t come on, call our expert technicians to take a look.

Airflow Issues

Dirty filters can restrict airflow, causing your AC to blow warm air instead of cold. Air filters need periodic replacement to avoid becoming clogged. If your outside AC unit freezes up, it may be because of insufficient airflow, motor problems, or low coolant.

Loud Noises

Your AC can make several different noises to indicate a problem. Hissing can be caused by a refrigerant leak. Clicking could indicate a relay problem. Thumping, rattling, banging, or screeching can point to a compressor, blower, or motor issue. Buzzing can be a sign of faulty electrical components. If you hear any of these sounds, call us to come check it out.

Water Leaks

It’s normal for your air conditioner to leak some water. However, excess water may come from a blocked drain pipe, low coolant, a broken condensate pan, or dirty air filters in your AC.

Rapid Cycling

If your AC is constantly turning on and off, it may be because the thermostat sensor is not in the correct place. It needs to be near the evaporator coil, without touching it, to work properly.

AC Services in Raceland

At Guidry's Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Inc in Racelend, LA, we know the importance of an efficient and effective air conditioner. We can provide all your cooling and heating needs. We also offer electrical and indoor air quality services and install water heaters and ductwork.

Contact Guidry's Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Inc today for more information about our air conditioning and other services in Raceland.