UncategorizedAugust 5, 2022by Alex

Why does the air conditioner blow warm air instead of cold?

How unpleasant it is to find out to an owner of such wonderful climatic equipment as a conditioner is a breakage! Especially, if in the height of summer conditioner not simply has ceased to cool a premise, but began to blow out warm or even hot air.


Unfortunately, such malfunction is more often the consequence of improper care of a conditioner. You should clean it regularly from dust and dirt by yourself, and also invite a master for a more deep and thorough cleaning, preferably once a year.


Timely cleaning of an air conditioner is not too time-consuming and not too costly. But if not to do it, more difficult and more expensive repair is needed.


Causes and kinds of troubles

The conditioner blows warm air when the exchanger of the outdoor unit and filters of the indoor unit is clogged with soot, fur, dirt, dust, and other debris, floating from the street and coming from the premise. As a result, the compressor of the air-conditioner overheats and blows warm. Eventually, at some moment the compressor may jam.


Kinds of repair work when the conditioner is blowing by warm air:


– air conditioner cleaning,

– compressor repair,

– compressor replacement.


For these jobs, book an air conditioner repair service at SDAC Heating & Air Conditioning! An experienced and knowledgeable technician will handle any task quickly and efficiently.


In addition to the problems described above, air conditioner breakdowns can lead to:


Electrical problems, namely low mains voltage or a faulty socket.


Failure of the control board


Lack of freon in the system. This problem can also cause the compressor to malfunction. Before this happens, the unit needs to be topped up with freon. Freon is also a rather toxic gas.

Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for a faulty or sloppy installation of a new air-conditioner to cause a gas leak. As a result, you may not have time to enjoy the coolness of the air-conditioner before you have to repair it.


Undoubtedly, it is better not to wait until the freon shortage problem manifests itself in one way or another and order the air conditioner refrigerant filling service from SDAC Heating & Air Conditioning about 1-3 times every three years.


Before Calling a Handyman


As you can see, the problem of your air conditioner starts to blow warm air can only be solved by an experienced and qualified technician. However, before calling SDAC Heating & Air Conditioning, check to see if the force majeure was caused by ordinary negligence.


Is the temperature on the air conditioner set correctly? 

Is it set in heating mode? 

Also, check all other settings and adjustments. 


Read the manual! Probably, you can find there the solution to the problem, if it is straightforward and does not demand any special knowledge or skills. It may happen, for instance, that you see some numbers and values on the remote control because the batteries are running out, but the actual values are different.


Either way, you can rest assured. Your SDAC Heating & Air Conditioning technician will come to your home and quickly fix any brand or model of the air conditioner.


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