Why Are The AC Lines Frozen?
Steps To Take When Your Air Conditioner Gets Icy…
Have you found that your air conditioner lines have frost or ice around them in the middle of summer? This can be worrisome because it will cause your system not to cool the way it should. It may even stop working completely. However, the problem is not uncommon and can affect any ductless air conditioner or central air conditioner. Correctly identifying the main reason for the malfunction will help fix it once and for all.
Common Reasons For Frozen AC Lines
In this type of weather, frozen units are a common complaint, especially with older units. Here are some typical causes:
- Low amounts of refrigerant
- Leaking refrigerant
- Dirty filters
- Clogged ducts
- Blocked or closed vent covers
- Closed dampers
- Dirty evaporator coils
- Malfunctioning or damaged indoor blower fan
What To Do When Your AC Is Freezing Up:
Turn off the unit immediately! Keeping it on is likely to worsen the problem and damage your expensive cooling unit in the process. There are numerous DIY solutions you may find on the internet, however, it is not advisable to tamper with this complex piece of machinery.
What you can do is check that all the air vents are open and your filters are clean. If this does not solve the problem, you can count on the team at Bi-County to quickly repair the AC in your home. Our certified technicians provide full diagnostics and skilled repairs for all makes and models of cooling systems.
Our Bi-County Inc emergency support service technicians can take care of the problem after hours as well. We are on-call 24/7 for your convenience. Our service trucks are always fully equipped with tools and quality replacement parts to get your job done in the shortest amount of time – even on the weekend.
Take advantage of our preventative and seasonal maintenance programs to prevent costly breakdowns and keep the HVAC system in your home running at optimal efficiency.