You depend on your heat pump to provide warmth on chilly winter nights and relief on hot summer days. Heat pumps are known for their energy efficiency and dependability, but they can develop sudden problems that require a prompt repair. If you notice any of these three signs, you need to schedule a heat pump repair in your Addison, Texas, home right away:
Short, Frequent Cycling
After your heat pump completes a cycle, it should stay off for at least five to 10 minutes, even on an extremely hot or cold day. If the heat pump turns off and back on almost immediately, check the air filter. A dirty air filter could cause short cycling. If the filter is clean, arrange for a prompt heat pump repair. The thermostat may have a problem. The thermocouple may be faulty, or there could be a refrigerant leak.
The only sounds you should hear from a heat pump are the click when the unit turns on or off and the whooshing of air through your home’s ducts. If you stand near the outdoor unit, you might hear the whirring of its fan blades. Banging, clanging or grinding sounds aren’t normal. If you hear those sounds or loud noises coming from the heat pump, it needs to be repaired.
Reduced Heating or Cooling
Reduced heating or cooling capacity also necessitates an urgent heat pump repair. The unit could have a refrigerant leak. A faulty motor or compressor problem could also be to blame. A reduced heating or cooling capacity causes the heat pump to cycle more often, so your energy costs could increase.
We offer 24/7 emergency heat pump repair services. Our efficient service technicians identify the problem, explain it and give you a free written estimate for the repair. At Carrollton Air Conditioning, Inc., we look forward to ensuring that your heat pump provides year-round comfort. Contact us today.
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