This could lead you to having to replace all the parts in your AC system. Depending on your car, labor prices can vary greatly. If you have a small vehicle where everything is hard to get to, AC compressor repair cost could go up.
We have come up with some average labor times for different sized vehicles to give you a better idea of an AC compressor repair cost for you.
Your ac will condensate more at higher temperatures than lower as it removes the humidity as it cools, so the cooler the air, the less humidity. Or there is a plumbing leak. If you are tied to a long lease, you may want to hire a contractor to determine what the issue is and pass it on to your apt manager, and ask to be reimbursed. You may have a contract that forbids this, so check out the legalities.
But the maintenance folks are on the wrong path IMO Jennifer, it sounds to me like the AC unit is producing a lot of condensation, especially when set to lower temperatures because it runs most of the time when set that low.
They use a compressor and the cooling unit mounts on the upper wall or near floor. These have no ducting.
We have had a problem with mold at the trunk in the past. We are having it replaced this week. Newer materials used for fire and other specifications are mandated in some counties.
In my ignorance I thought "pre-charged" meant "plug-and-play. So I followed the instructions to the best of my ability, and did a clean and thorough job. I tightened the prefab fittings well, opened the system into the lines, bled the air until I started to see and smell signs of refrigerant, and immediately closed the bleed valve.
Getting your EPA cert is easy. Buying all the stuff you need after that is easier still. I do feel that you are missing the point HERE.
We speaking of "pros" promised not to offer any advice as to sealed system repairs. Which we adhere to, like it or not.
Arcoaire was a brand name of the ARCO. High efficiency oil furnacesproduced exclusively at the Quebec plant, carry the Sanford name. International Comfort Products has the largest North American distribution system in the industry. Independent wholesalers sell residential and light commercial products to installers in the replacement and renovation sectors and to contractors in new construction.
The air handler is basically the fan that pushes the cool or warm air through your ducts.
Thanks very much for the help. We are looking to replace the inside. What are the specifications I need as this unit cools the major portion of the home. It is currently stored in a small ventilated closet area. What cost can I expect.
Your idea of buying equipment and paying strictly labor is similar to carrying groceries into a restaurant and only paying the rate for the chef. As you have seen, there is an enormous markup for HVAC equipment. The cost structure of the HVAC business is obscene largely because there are just a few actual manufacturers who are very comfortable with this arrangement and it ensures everyone is making good money on products that are essentials.
I knew very little and this helped me immensely. Let me know we are probably paying about average for a new unit. What if I have an exhaust duct system in my home, could we use them. Have you visited with a Heating and Cooling Company yet on your project.
The external surfaces of the evaporator coil that face the airflow in the duct are accessible and cleaning is generally within the skill level of most do-it-yourselfers.
However, if dust or dirt contamination is so extensive that the inside coil surfaces are affected, too, schedule a more extensive, heavy-duty cleaning procedure with your HVAC contractor.
Central Humidifier - Install. Dryer Vent - Install. Dryer Vent - Cleaning. Duct Vent - Clean. Evaporative Cooler - Install. Evaporative Cooler - Repair.
You say you swept out the upper unit, so I take that as meaning you can get access to down flow side of the cooling coil. You probably need a service tech. We just moved into our new home tonight to find some sort of problem with the ac. Ryan, the outdoor unit is probably connected to its own electrical sub-panel box with a breaker sometimes a handle.
Subject: too much I could do it for. Subject: ductless I just got quoted for a dual ductless mini split Mitsubishi system. In other words the whole enchilada. There are no long runs for either electric or the plumbing itself in fact the two rooms that I want to cool are above and below one another.
For five thousand more I could get a central ac system installed for the entire house.
Tired of sweating through every hot summer. Pogue poguesrun Paul F. The article is good as far as it goes.
This is just for the upstairs unit. Does this sound like a good price. He says the colis inside are rusted and the the unit is leaking freon and the whole system would be better served by replacing all.
Same size replacement is dependent upon the assumption that your unit was working well, and a new, identical, system will meet your needs. Subject: New everything We just recently got a house in west texas. A lot of homes down here run on swamp coolers for air.Zipcodes Served: