Home Air Conditioning Compressor Replacement

Home Air Conditioning Compressor Replacement

The compressor must  be replaced in a home air conditioning system that is frequently used. In case if your air conditioning unit has issues and you’ve diagnosed it as a problem with the compressor. You can replace it yourself with the following steps.

How Compressors Work

The refrigerant gas, which was converted into a high-pressure and high-temperature substance, will be transferred to the condensing coil. The condensing oil frost the gas into a liquid state. A fan or blower inside the condensing oil is used in order to cool the gas . the next method to cool the gas is through the immersion of the coil into cold water.

Replacing the Compressor

The replacement of the compressor must be done by a specialist. Although it is not so essay task to do, however, it is possible to do it yourself, saving money in the process.

Step 1 – Determine Compressor Problems

By checking the temperature of the air coming out from the air conditioning system find out if the compressor is still capable of doing its job within the cooling system. If you notice that is not, continue to replace the compressor.

Step 2 – Identify the Type

As there are various types of compressors you should first of all clarify which type is the one you have before buying a replacement. Usually, the model type of the compressor is indicated in the manual.

Step 3 – Turn Off Electrical Supply

Warning.  If you do not manage to completely turn off the electrical supply it may bring to an injury. You are obliged to cut off all power supply before opening the air conditioning system.

Step 4 – Remove Refrigerant

Then, you should open the cooling system and remove the refrigerant. The system should be ridden of all refrigerants. The recent environmental records require that, instead of releasing refrigerant outside, it should be captured and pumped into a storage cylinder.

Step 5 – Cut Refrigerant Lines

The line of the refrigerant should be cut. Then remove the compressor. The compressor ‘s territory is usually located outside, but you can use your manual in order to find where is yours.

Step 6 – Unbolt the Compressor

One must unbolt the compressor before replacing it. The hosing attached to the air conditioner should also be removed together with the unbolting the compressor of it. Compressors generally come with one bolt. This standard setup provides holding for both the low- and high-pressure lines. The compressor should be unbolted from this holding and the accessory bracket.

Step 7 – Replace the Compressor

You should install the replacement compressor within the condenser unit with the mounting bolts. Connect the refrigerant’s lines one more time. Given that the refrigerant needs replacing, other controls or the coils should also be replaced.

Step 8 – Assemble the Unit

You should collect the unit one more time, and then connect it to the power source. Examine to find out if the air conditioning system is now working properly.

Contact Jupiter Air Conditioning and Heating at (800) 407-1727 to learn more about how to Replace Air Conditioning Compressor!