Common Problems That Lead to Air Conditioning Service Posted April 27, 2017 There are a couple common problems that lead homeowners to call Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing in Bakersfield for air conditioning service. Browse our list so you’ll realize what to look for and what could be causing the problems.Lack of maintenance—If you didn’t set up your air conditioner checkup, you might end up paying for it in preventable repair. If your air conditioner’s coil and filters are clogged up with dirt and debris, your unit can’t work correctly. In fact, collection of dirt like this frequently leads compressors and fans to fail prematurely. It’s important to always set up annual air conditioner service with Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing and check your air filters on a regular basis to fend off this problem. Leaking refrigerant—Leaking refrigerant causes an assortment of complications, including a frozen coil. You can’t fix a refrigerant leak by just adding more refrigerant. You’ll need a professional to repair the leak and test it to make sure it’s truly fixed. They can also load your system with the proper amount of refrigerant your model’s manufacturer requires. That will keep your system operating at its best.Problems with outdoor unit—When the fan outside quits working properly, heat transfer is hampered. This can cause your air conditioner to overheat and even hurt the compressor. If the entire unit fails to work, you may have a problem with your thermostat or wiring.Thermostat issues—Air conditioning repairs from problems with thermostats are an ordinary occurrence for homeowners. Your HVAC professional can help find a fix, whether you’re having programming, sensor or wiring issues. If you need more information about your air conditioner or need to set up a repair appointment in Bakersfield, call Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing at 661-437-3499. You can also schedule service or annual maintenance using out online scheduler. We’re happy to help!