A/C Question- please advise...

My outside unit doesn't blow hard like other units witch in return doesn't blow hard inside. Our degrees won't go below 72 degrees. And is on longer wich means larger electric. Please advise.

  10 answers
  • Peg Peg on Jul 19, 2017
    I would have a professional check your unit,
  • Diana Deiley Diana Deiley on Jul 19, 2017
    If this is a portable unit, it could be a simple setting problem. If you have the manual, read all the instructions and adjust the unit as needed. Or contact the manufacturer for assistance. Best of luck. Be safe.

  • Sharon Sharon on Jul 19, 2017
    Needs servicing.
  • Cynthia H Cynthia H on Jul 19, 2017
    I would get a service call from a reputable HVAC company. You may need something simple done, or the unit may need a tune-up. If you have tried that already, call them to return. It may be something that needs replacing like the fan. But, if it keeps working so hard, it may fail on you.
  • DW DW on Jul 19, 2017
    The outside unit blowing is just heat dissipation. has nothing to do with inside fan..first thing replace filter, and use one of the cheap blue ones, don,t use the high "merv" filters if your a/c is over 5 yrs old.. be sure you have at least 75-80% of your vents open, and your return ducts not blocked by furniture..set your fan on the thermostat to always on, its a faster speed than the on/off one..after all this if the problem still exists, then call your local repairman...60% of the time it's a clogged filter..unless you have allergy problems should not use one of the pleated filters, they clog up fast (especially if you have pets or a real dusty are at) and do more harm than good. the cheap blue ones are more than adequate..
  • William William on Jul 19, 2017
    The out side unit houses the compressor that cools the refrigerant and the fan blows air thru the coils to cool them down. This has nothing to do with the blower in your furnace. The furnace blower circulates the inside house air. I would say to have your AC checked out. It may be low on freon.
  • Pat Pat on Jul 19, 2017
    Put a thermometer near the duct in the room to see what the temperature is coming out.....you could be low on freon but an air condition company can check that for yhou.
  • Chris Browne Chris Browne on Jul 19, 2017
    First, make certain that any filter the unit has, is clean.
    I have found dirt and other debris can clog the cooling fins. They can also be easily crushed. Before you do anything, turn off the circuit breaker or remove the fuse. If the fins are crushed, slide the back side of a butter knife blade (delicately) between the fins to straighten them out. Shine a bright light from behind, and look through the fins from the front. If you can't see through a section (usually near the ground), you can try to rinse the fins with a low garden hose setting and increase pressure as you become comfortable with not creating damage. If you spray at an angle, you will likely crush the fins, so be sure to spray straight-on and from the inside to the outside. If this is not the problem, you will need to make a service call.
  • Jason Walker Jason Walker on Jul 19, 2017
    Share your thoughts!may be time to replace if cleaning filter doesn't work. Their are also places that will charge freon cheap
  • Angela Shanahan Angela Shanahan on Jul 20, 2017
    Thank you all for your time ur awesome
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