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AC Gas Leakage: Know The Common Reasons Of AC Gas Leakage

During summers it's  imperative that me take a good look at our air conditioners to know if it is cooling the right way!
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  • Kumari Rajnigandha
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Published -20 May 2022, 13:59 ISTUpdated -20 May 2022, 14:51 IST
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Even though we may like the warm late summer days, we don't want that heat to seep into our air-conditioned homes or offices. Are you concerned that your home is not cooling as quickly as it should? You may have seen warm air or less than typical airflow coming from your air conditioner's registers, or you may have heard a strange sound. Perhaps you've noticed water on the floor near your HVAC unit or ice on the evaporator coils. These are all clear indicators of a refrigerant leak in an air conditioner.

We can't rule out the possibility that there are additional issues causing the system to overheat. If you suspect a refrigerant gas leak, don't replace the coolant until you've found and repaired the leak. If you don't, you'll be squandering money by adding additional coolant without addressing the root of the problem. 

Let's take a look  at the common reasons that cause AC gas leakage.

Loss Of Cooling Power

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In the cooling process, refrigerant is quite significant. It is the responsibility of the refrigerant to absorb heat from your home and release it outside. If your refrigerant levels are low, cooling your house or office will take longer, resulting in a trip to the thermostat for a temperature adjustment down.

Registers Not Blowing Cool Air

Checking the air flowing from your registers is one aspect of your rapid examination for an AC refrigerant leak (vents). If the air isn't as chilly as it should be, there could be a refrigerant leak in the HVAC system.

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Coils Are Frozen

The coils will not absorb heat effectively if the refrigerant levels passing through the evaporator coils are insufficient. The condensation on the coils will freeze as a result of this. The frozen condensate may melt and drip on the floor at times. Though ice on the evaporator coil may not appear to be a serious problem, it can cause a system failure and result in an expensive repair, such as compressor replacement.

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Sounds From Your AC

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If the internal system of your air conditioner is making eerie noises, then that’s a sign something is not functioning properly. The sound is a common indicator of gas leaks more often than not. 

 

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