Ductless HVAC systems are a popular choice for homes in Elberton, GA. They’re easy to install and don’t take up a lot of space. But what happens when your ductless HVAC system stops working the way it should? Read on for troubleshooting tips.
Cover Your Basics
If your ductless HVAC system starts acting odd, start with the easy-to-fix problems first. Check the following issues:
- Did your system come unplugged or otherwise lose power? Sometimes ductless units can cause blown fuses.
- Is there a timer that’s preventing it from turning on or off? Ductless systems will have a timer feature that has it turn off after a certain amount of time to save energy.
- Is there an error message on the screen that can help you troubleshoot? Sometimes these error messages can tell us exactly how to fix the system.
Check Your Drain Line
If your ductless HVAC system has developed any sort of leak, this is the first place you want to check. A leak could also be coming from the refrigerant line. Don’t try a DIY repair. Always hire a professional when working with the refrigerant.
Clean Your System
Another problem that will cause your ductless system to stop working is dirt. Try cleaning your filters with a vacuum or garden hose, or change it if it’s a replaceable filter. You can also try cleaning your compressor and the coils. Frequently cleaning these components can keep your system running smoothly for years to come.
Verify the Temperature
Most ductless systems will turn themselves off if they get too hot or too cold. If you’re having problems with the temperature, check the airflow around your system.
If it’s not an easy fix, your ductless HVAC system could need a more extensive repair. Call our team at McGee Heating & Air Inc. to look over your ductless HVAC system.
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