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3 Reasons Your Air Conditioning Fan May Need Repairs

May 10, 2018

3 Reasons Your Air Conditioning Fan May Need Repairs

The fan is one of the most important parts of your air conditioning system. They are essential to cool the air and to move that cooled air throughout your system. Every fan has a unique motor, fan blades, and wiring. As a result, there are numerous places that something can break. Fixing your AC fan is not a project you want to take on yourself, which is why recommend you contact Econo West Heating, Air & Plumbing at (661) 269-0308 for air conditioning repair.

That said, we know that you may be wondering what’s gone wrong and why you need repairs for your AC fan. Read on to learn about three of the most common reasons that we get calls to repair AC fans. Then contact us right away so we can come out, assess your AC situation, and offer comprehensive repair services.

  1. It may be an electrical issue
  2. Your fan has three main parts:

    1. Motor
    2. Fan blades
    3. Wiring

    Through just regular use and wear and tear, you could end up with electrical wires that have corroded. They could fray. They could even disconnect. If any of these issues happens, then the AC unit can malfunction and break down. Figuring out exactly what went wrong and how to fix it can be extremely difficult and event dangerous without the right tools. This is why you should always call the professionals for AC repair.

  3. Your air conditioning system may have an issue with a motor
  4. The motors in your AC system can overheat. They can end up with bad bearings. They can even burn out if they’re used in extremely hot temperatures for months at a time. Any of these issues could result in the motor malfunctioning, or even stopping entirely. When you have the pros take a look, the motor may be replaceable. However, we may need to replace it. Call us today to find out which option will work for your unit.

  5. The fan blades could be bent or broken
  6. The fan blades inside your air conditioning unit are made of metal. They are built to be sturdy by they’re not indestructible. Over time, or after damage, they can get bent or they may loosen. If your AC fan blades are bent or loose, you could have a serious problem. They could end up hitting other areas of your system when spinning, which would cause damage on contact. They can also be extremely loud as well as clunky. If you notice that your fan blades are damaged then you should get them repaired as soon as possible so they don’t cause additional damage to the rest of your air conditioning system.

If you need help repairing or maintaining your air conditioning system, or if you want to find out if it’s time to replace it, then you should contact Econo West Heating, Air & Plumbing right away. We have years of experience with all HVAC related services and we are happy to offer emergency services when needed. The issues that you’re having with your air conditioner are not going to go away – get help today.

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