Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Repairing a Home Air Conditioner

Man repairing an exterior home  air conditioning unit
If you have the skills or the desire to learn some new skills, you may be able to repair your own air conditioner and save some money as well. This is a guide about repairing a home air conditioner.
Ad

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

By 0 found this helpful
October 21, 2010

My AC unit compressor is not switching on. It might be failure of a capacitor or not. Any suggestions?

By Vijay from Hyderabad

Ad
Answer Was this helpful? Yes
October 24, 20100 found this helpful

A.c.'s and furnaces are not something for a person to fool with unless you are qualified. About 85% of air conditioner and furnace problems are from people not maintaining them once a year. It takes more than just changing the filter monthly to maintain these appliances. You should have both tuned up once a year. It's no different than changing the oil in your car and maintaining your vehicle. Call a professional. The average cost of maintaining these appliances is a lot less than replacing them or paying for an expensive repair. Most companies have sales in the Spring and Fall for maintenance. Check with your better business bureau and hire a reputable company to do this.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

By 0 found this helpful
January 14, 2016

This question came to my mind after seeing my brother's air conditioning unit. From what he tells me, his son and a couple of his friends were throwing some pebbles at it. Because of that, it damaged parts of the fan and that was what got me worried. I think he would be more worried because it seems like he might either need to replace the fan or just do a new air conditioning installation because the unit is hardly working now. How much damage would a chipped fan do if it were to be ignored?

Answer Was this helpful? Yes
Related Content
Categories
Home and Garden Repair Home Air ConditionersMarch 9, 2016
Guides
A/C Heater Vent
Ford F150 Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air
Truck Air Conditioner
Ford Ranger Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air
Central Air Conditioner
Central Air Conditioner Reviews
Central Air Conditioner Outside Home
Cleaning an Air Conditioner
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/11 02:15:29 in 553 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!