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How to Know When Its Time for a Heat Pump Repair

In Muskogee you rely on your heat pump to keep you warm throughout the colder months. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be looking at a heat pump service visit sooner rather than later. Guaranteeing that you schedule routine maintenance service will help keep your heat pump running properly and pinpoint any trouble that may need work before they get worse. But you can scan for problems too. We’ve collected some indicators for you to search for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in a professional, like Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc., if you notice any of these symptoms:

  1. Your heat pump is stuck in either heating mode or cooling mode. Your heat pump is adept to cool your house when it’s warm by shifting refrigerant through the indoor evaporator coil. When it’s time to heat your home, it switches the process and moves refrigerant to the external evaporator coil. If your heat pump is fixed in one mode, it may be time call in an expert to inspect why.
  2. Your heat pump is not evenly heating or cooling your home. Ensure that your registers are all exposed and accessible. If the trouble continues, call in an expert to learn why your system is malfunctioning or out of equilibrium.
  3. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as liberally as it should, or does it seem feeble? Symptoms related to your blower could suggest a bit of a problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  4. Your heat pump isn’t cycling as it normally does. If your heat pump is switching on and off too regularly, it may be overheating. This could be a easy answer, like exchanging a obstructed filter or recalibrating your thermostat. It could also indicate a malfunction in your thermostat or your blower.
  5. Your heat pump is loud. If your heat pump starts working at top volume or making noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem.

Now that you’ve read these signs, you’ll know when you need to schedule heat pump maintenance. Call Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. at 918-682-8238 or use our online scheduler when you need to setup repairs or routine maintenance.

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