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You are probably one of the many homeowners who rely on an air conditioning system to provide cooling comfort during the summer months when temperatures become unbearable.

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Central air conditioning systems are an effective way to keep you and your family comfortable in your home.

Most units can last for a decade or more if you keep up regular maintenance.

However, over time, the system will need to be replaced. How do you know if your air conditioning unit needs to be replaced?

Read on to learn common reasons that air conditioning units fail, what you can do to assess your unit, and what to look for in a new system.

6 Reasons Why AC Units Fail

A broken air conditioner in the peak heat of summer is frustrating and uncomfortable. When you call a service technician, here are some common causes of a breakdown you can expect them to talk with you about.

Old Age

The average air conditioner lifespan is 17 years. If your unit is getting up there in age, it’s likely time for a replacement.

Over time, the system loses energy efficiency which means that you are paying more to cool your home than you would with a newer unit. Older systems may also need more frequent repairs when old components wear out or break down.

Frozen Coils

The coils in your unit are what cools the warm air in your home. Dirt and other types of debris can clog the filters and ducts, restricting the warm air from reaching the coils.

This prevents the coils from cooling the air efficiently, and may eventually cause the coils to freeze.

Refrigerant Leak

Refrigerant is the chemical within the coils that help to cool the air. Without the refrigerant, air conditioning is not possible.

If there is a refrigerant leak, then the unit is not getting enough of this essential cooling element to keep your system working.

Overworked Capacitors and Contactors

Capacitors and contactors keep essential motors running in the unit, such as the fan motor and blower motor.

A significant amount of electricity runs through these parts, so they tend to get overheated and overworked—especially during hot summer months.

Electrical Issues

The quality of the wiring in the unit can decrease over time and can affect your circuit breaker.

This is likely due to the age of the unit but it’s also possible that the wiring was not set up correctly when your unit was first installed.

Defective Thermostat

Sometimes the unit is not working due to other parts of the HVAC system. The thermostat is what measures the temperature and tells the air conditioning unit when to turn on and off.

If the thermostat is not working properly, it may give false information to the AC unit which causes it to run when it shouldn’t or not turn on when it should.

Need an AC Replacement in Las Vegas? Call Techcool today!

At 24 Hour AC Repair Las Vegas, we offer quality replacement options that may include rebates from our partners so you can save money while taking advantage of a new more efficient unit.

Our technicians will evaluate your current unit and see how a new system can better serve you.

We will go over the options available to you, including rebates so that you can make a decision based on your cooling requirements as well as your budget needs.

There is a lot to consider when replacing your air conditioning unit, and it can be overwhelming. At Techcool, our team is ready to answer all of your AC questions.

If you need help choosing a new central air conditioning system, contact our team at (702) 808-4423 today!


Here are the top questions our customers ask

How much does it cost to replace an AC unit?

On average, expect to pay between $1,500 and $4,000 for a central air conditioner. However, the price varies greatly depending on your needs. And installation costs can make the price soar quickly. To get an accurate idea of what you'll spend, determine the size of the unit you'll need.

Can I replace my own AC unit?

Simply put, no, you cannot replace your AC unit yourself.

Even if you have the technical know-how to install an AC unit, all of the electrical components add an elevated level of risk to the process. Plus, it takes nuanced HVAC experience to ensure you get the right unit for the size of your house.

How often should you replace your air conditioning unit?

The average lifespan of an air conditioning system is 10-15 years. Central air conditioner lifespan is one of the more important factors to consider when planning to invest in a replacement unit. If your unit is close to ten years old or older, you may want to consider replacing it instead of repairing it.

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