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Orlando AC Fan Belt Repair

Orlando AC Fan Belt Repair
Believe it or not, one of the leading causes of faulty air conditioning systems is one of the smallest parts in the entire thing. A fan belt is crucial to the operation of the unit, and when one has gone bad, you will notice the problem immediately. What are the signs of a faulty fan belt and how do you fix them? Before you contact a company for AC service like Ambrose Air, you might want to look through this list.

When the unit kicks on, do you hear a loud squealing noise coming from it? This is perhaps the most obvious sign that the fan belt needs replacing. What happens is the part begins to wear out and starts slipping in the groove. This causes the fan to run at reduced speeds, and therefore become less effective. Over time the slipping will gradually get worse, and that small problem becomes far larger. When the fan isn’t cooling properly, you will obviously experience a lack of function and therefore feel the heat; so that vital piece of equipment you rely upon to survive those Florida summers is rendered ultimately ineffective. This is not an ideal situation, and you may be left wondering what you can do to fix the problem.

In addition to your personal discomfort, a faulty fan can mean that the unit itself isn’t being cooled properly, and the result of this is overheating. When a system overheats, it can lose power (which is the best option for you) or it can break completely. Losing power is an easy fix, and the unit will want to compensate for the increased heat. If it does not shut off however, the result can be catastrophic.

Inspection and Replacement

It’s in your best interest to contact a professional HVAC contractor to have a look if you’re experiencing any of the symptoms discussed; the reason being is that the fix is generally beyond a do it yourself job, and attempting to fix it may cause further damage that you aren’t aware of and definitely don’t want. Once notified, an expert will come take a look at the unit for you and try to assess where the loud squealing is coming from. As discussed, the chances of it being a fan belt are extremely high, and if you’ve contacted them at the onset of the issue, you still have a chance to protect your system from further harm.

A worn fan belt is easily replaced, and is a cheap part. Which is why we determine that it’s important to replace them once a year, because the cost of one small fan belt is exponentially less than what it would be to replace an entire system.

The importance of calling an expert HVAC company cannot be understated when dealing with these issues. We know what to look for when there’s a problem, and we can accurately assess what needs to be done in order to bring you back to the comfort that you so desire. So do not hesitate to call us if you’ve been experiencing a loud squealing noise or any other cooling issues, because the only danger for you is time.

Inspection and Replacement

It’s in your best interest to contact a professional HVAC contractor to have a look if you’re experiencing any of the symptoms discussed; the reason being is that the fix is generally beyond a do it yourself job, and attempting to fix it may cause further damage that you aren’t aware of and definitely don’t want. Once notified, an expert will come take a look at the unit for you and try to assess where the loud squealing is coming from. As discussed, the chances of it being a fan belt are extremely high, and if you’ve contacted them at the onset of the issue, you still have a chance to protect your system from further harm.

A worn fan belt is easily replaced, and is a cheap part. Which is why we determine that it’s important to replace them once a year, because the cost of one small fan belt is exponentially less than what it would be to replace an entire system.

The importance of calling an expert HVAC company cannot be understated when dealing with these issues. We know what to look for when there’s a problem, and we can accurately assess what needs to be done in order to bring you back to the comfort that you so desire. So do not hesitate to call us if you’ve been experiencing a loud squealing noise or any other cooling issues, because the only danger for you is time.

Inspection and Replacement

It’s in your best interest to contact a professional HVAC contractor to have a look if you’re experiencing any of the symptoms discussed; the reason being is that the fix is generally beyond a do it yourself job, and attempting to fix it may cause further damage that you aren’t aware of and definitely don’t want. Once notified, an expert will come take a look at the unit for you and try to assess where the loud squealing is coming from. As discussed, the chances of it being a fan belt are extremely high, and if you’ve contacted them at the onset of the issue, you still have a chance to protect your system from further harm.

A worn fan belt is easily replaced, and is a cheap part. Which is why we determine that it’s important to replace them once a year, because the cost of one small fan belt is exponentially less than what it would be to replace an entire system.

The importance of calling an expert HVAC company cannot be understated when dealing with these issues. We know what to look for when there’s a problem, and we can accurately assess what needs to be done in order to bring you back to the comfort that you so desire. So do not hesitate to call us if you’ve been experiencing a loud squealing noise or any other cooling issues, because the only danger for you is time.

FAQ About AC Fan Belt Repair

Why is my air conditioner making strange noises?

Strange noises can happen if the belt has suddenly become worn or if the belt slipped out of place. The noises can be heard clearly through the vents in the home. The belts can be re-adjusted. If readjustment doesn’t resolve the problem, have them replaced. If you need help, call our ac repair experts today for assistance.

Why isn’t the fan blowing?

A fan can stop blowing if the belt is malfunctioning. It isn’t uncommon to hear the fan motor operating smoothly even though no air is be channeled through the unit. Replacing the belt is probably the best move.

Why is my motor running but my blower isn’t moving?

The air handler and the motor are connected by a belt. The belt can be replaced if it has worn thin over the years. If you suspect that it has shifted from the right position, then repositioning the belt could resolve the problem.

Can my blower spin without a belt intact?

The blower assembly can in fact spin if the belt isn’t in place. The blower assembly won’t spin properly if the belt is broken. If the belt is lower than it should be, the fan assembly may not turn properly. This is the case for newer systems with an electric motor drive shaft where the blower assembly operates separately from the fan assembly.

What is causing the squeaking sound from my unit?

The squeaking problem can be caused by a lack of lubricant. Proper lubrication may resolve the problem. The squeaking can also mean that the belt is starting to go bad, which means you have very little time for the belt breaks altogether.

How do I match the correct replacement belt to my unit?

If it’s time to replace the belt, you can pull the information needed off of the old belt. It’s usually located somewhere on the surface of the belt. The information is important to make sure that you are matching the belt size, style and length of the original. If you happen to have an old manufacturer’s log, this information may be somewhere inside of it.

How do I know when it’s time to check my belt on the AC unit?

Whenever you hear sounds or one section of the system is functioning smoothing while the other isn’t at all, consider having a professional troubleshoot the system to have the belt replaced.

Ambrose Air, Inc. has been a family-owned AC repair and HVAC company in Orlando for over 25 years. Our slogan, “Honesty and Quality at a Fair Price,” speaks directly to our aim of keeping our customers happy.

Ambrose Air, Inc. has been serving Central Florida since 1990. Our company was founded on the principal of Honesty and Quality at Fair Price. We have done jobs ranging from a simple repair to as large as 3/4 of a million dollar

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