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Steps to Repair an Air Conditioning Unit Sometimes, you would be better off if you do it yourself in repairing a failed air conditioner, rather than wait for the technician to show up, and this does not only save you money, but you get to understand why the air conditioning unit failed to operate. The first step is to find out if the furnace isn’t the problem, so set first the air conditioner in a thermostat mode and try to lower the temperature setting and check if the furnace fan is operating, because if it does, the problem isn’t in the furnace; however, if the fan doesn’t run, try to reset the furnace circuit breaker and do the process once again, and if it still doesn’t run, it’s probably time to have your unit checked by a technician. Next is to check the external condensing unit and find out if the compressor and fan are working; otherwise, you’ll have to start the troubleshooting. Before troubleshooting, see to it that you turn off the power by turning off the air conditioner and furnace breakers in the main electrical panel, before removing the condensing unit’s access panel, followed by using a voltage tester on the wires that are connected into the contractor to make sure that the power is really off.
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Once the power is off, you may now remove and set aside the access panel retaining screws and remove the panel and check if there are signs of rodent’s nests or wires or electrical connectors being chewed, because if there are signs of these, it’s best to discharge the capacitor, but only do this if you have the knowledge of electrical repairs; therefore, remove the capacitor from its bracket and with an insulated screwdriver touch between the H terminal and the C terminal and do the same between the F terminal and the C terminal, after which, on a single-mode capacitors, make a short between the two terminals.
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In replacing a new capacitor, it’s best to take a photo of the wires before disconnecting anything, so you can use the photo as reference later on, and start the wire swapping process following these procedures: use needle-nose pliers to pluck one wire at a time from the old capacitor and try to snap it into the corresponding tab of the new capacitor, followed by wiggling each connector to see if it’s tight, such that when you’ve swapped all the wires, finally, secure the new capacitor. As soon as you have reinstalled the access panel and disconnect block, turn on the circuit breaker and furnace switch, then set the thermostat to a lower temperature and, finally, wait for the air conditioning unit to start running again. Expect then for the compressor to run and the condenser fan to spin, but if it doesn’t, it’s time to call the pro.…