Severally aircon blowing warm air can be problematic for you in Singapore due to its humid environment. There can be a number of reasons of blowing hot air by your aircon some of the commonly found reasons in this regard are being discussed in brief in this article for your guidance. Knowing these reasons before hand will not only save your time but also enable you to check the fault till the arrival of a professionally qualified mechanic.
Reasons of blowing warm air by your aircon
Improper maintenance of unit: Proper maintenance of aircon in Singapore is very necessary due to its humid environment as it becomes uncomfortable at home in the evening after busy work schedule of the day. You should check the fins, whether they are straight and clean or not, if you find your aircon blowing warm air. The operating efficiency of your aircon can get affected due to any of the other issues also so be particular about its regular maintenance for its proper working.
Restricted air flow due to dirty air filter: In fact your arcon has to provide you unrestricted air flow to maintain the temperature of your home properly. But severally dirty filters obstruct the flow of air to the coil of your aircon which in turn affect its proper working. You should change its filters frequently after every 1-2 months if it is used regularly everyday. Over-choking of your aircon filters can cause scaling of dust into its coil which may block it with block of ice after freezing it.
Thermostat set on wrong mode: You may find your aircon blowing warm air if you have wrongly tuned its thermostat to heat mode instead of cool mode. Though it looks like a normal fault but before calling an aircon repair company you should check the setting of your thermostat first of all.
Faulty compressor of aircon: Compressor in an aircon is the main component of its condensing unit which works outside your home and helps in controlling the flow refrigerants into the cooling circuit by compressing it. If its working gets faulty due to its overheating then either you will have to replace it or get it repaired through a licensed professional who knows how to handle the tools and the refrigerants of your aircon.
Improper running of condensing unit: The condensing unit in your aircon works to compress the refrigerants into its coil to keep the system cool but if it stops running smoothly then you may find your aircon blowing warm air. This obstruction in the running of condensing unit can be due to easy reason like tripping of circuit breaker and complicated like its bad condition. So after checking your circuit breaker you should immediately call certified professional to get it right.
Leakage of refrigerant: You can also find your aircon blowing warm air if there is a pinhole in the pipeline containing refrigerant to its condensing unit. Leakage of refrigerant due to any reason can affect its working adversely.