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What To Do When Your System Won’t Turn On

It can be stressful when your AC unit doesn’t go on when you need it most. During the smoldering Texas summers, air conditioning is a necessity. With it, we can have a peaceful night’s sleep without being bothered by the uncomfortable summer nights. It keeps our home cool during the day, meaning you can do what you want without being hindered by extreme heat. 

What You Can Do

If your AC doesn’t switch on, don’t panic. Your comfort is important to us. There are a few things that you can do to get your AC up and running. If none of these steps work, you can call AC genius for an emergency AC repair, and we will be there as soon as possible.

Check Your Thermostat 

The very first thing you should do is to check your thermostat. Ensure the cool setting is on, and the temperature is low enough to cool your home adequately. If your monitor is not displaying the temperature, try changing the batteries.

Check Your Circuit Breaker

If your circuit breaker has tripped, reset it so the air conditioner can start up again. After resetting your circuit breaker, wait 30 seconds before turning your air conditioner on. If it still doesn’t go on after resetting your circuit breaker, do not do it again. There is a good reason for a tripped circuit breaker. It could mean that something is wrong with your electrical system.

Check For Leaks and Empty The Drain Pan. 

A drain pan will catch any water that leaks from the system. A full drain pan could be why your AC is not turning on. A safety device in your AC unit will stop your AC unit from running If your drain pan is full. If you find any leaks, it is best to call an HVAC professional to take a look and fix the leak.

AC Repair

If none of these steps worked to get your AC unit back on, there could be more severe problems. There could be a problem with the low voltage wire. The low voltage wire helps to send power from your electrical system to the HVAC unit. If disconnected or faulty, it will stop the AC unit from turning on. Your circuit control board may also prevent your AC unit from turning on.

You could also have a problematic high voltage wire. The high voltage wire carries electricity from your outdoor AC unit to the indoor one. If it is faulty, your AC unit won’t turn on. If the cables are damaged or not connected, your AC unit will not turn on. Another problem could be that your thermostat has accidentally been disconnected or has loose wires. 

Call A Pro!

AC genius provides reliable AC repair to our Texas residents. If you have tried all you can to get your AC to turn on to no avail, Contact an AC professional today. We have an unbeatable emergency call-out service so that your AC units can continue to keep you and your family cool. Do not hesitate to call us.

For more information, contact us at (817) 382-0100. We look forward to hearing from you!

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