There are several possible reasons for your HVAC system’s inability to turn on. Some of these issues are minor while others are more significant. If your Oakdale home’s HVAC system won’t start when you need it to, it could be due to one of these four reasons.
1. Tripped Circuit Breaker
The first place to check when your HVAC system won’t turn on is your home’s electrical panel. An HVAC system uses a lot of energy, and a sudden spike could potentially trip the circuit breaker. This safety feature prevents overloading of the electrical system and potential fires. If the circuit for your HVAC system has tripped, you will need to reset it.
2. Faulty Thermostat
Your HVAC system’s control center is the thermostat. If it’s not functioning correctly, the entire system won’t work. Sometimes, a simple adjustment or battery replacement can fix the issue. If your thermostat is old or faulty, it might need to be replaced.
3) Frozen Evaporator Coils
The evaporator coil within your HVAC system is responsible for absorbing heat from the air. If the coil gets too cold, it can freeze over, causing the system to malfunction or not turn on. This can often happen due to a lack of airflow (often due to dirty filters), a malfunctioning fan, or low refrigerant levels.
4) Motor Problems
The motors in your HVAC system are crucial for circulating air throughout your home. Unfortunately, these motors can wear out or break down, preventing the system from turning on. Scheduling regular maintenance services with an HVAC company can help identify any potential concerns with your system before they become larger problems.
Airvengers, LLC offers heating and cooling services for customers in Oakdale and the surrounding areas. We also specialize in air purifiers, ductwork, and whole-house fans. Give Airvengers, LLC a call today to learn more about our services.