AC Repair: Signs that Air Conditioner Repair is Needed04/27/2015 The days are getting longer and temperatures are getting warmer in Williamsport, which means you’re going to be depending on your air conditioner to stay comfortable. The more you utilize your air conditioner, the greater the chance you’ll be have to depend upon AC repair. We have three warning signs to look out for and some tips to let you know when it’s time to call in the experienced technicians from Lycoming Heating Company to arrange air conditioner service. Air from vents isn’t cold – This is possibly one of the most prominent indications that your air conditioner requires repair. The initial thing you’ll want to do is check your thermostat fan setting and ensure that it’s set to “auto” rather than “on”. If it’s set to “on” your AC will constantly blow air even if it’s not immediately being cooled. If your air conditioner is set to “auto” and it isn’t able to reach the temperature set on your thermostat, that is an indication that it’s time to call and get it checked out. Decreased air flow – This issue isn’t as easy to spot as the previous, but if you think the air coming from your vents isn’t flowing as strongly as it had previously, there could be an issue. If you haven’t changed your air filter for some time, that would be the first place to check, your problem could be as simple as a dirty air filter. If that’s not the case and you’re still experiencing issues, you’ll want to call the professionals at Lycoming Heating Company. Strange sounds – Bizarre noises emerging from your air conditioner isn’t a positive sign. If you hear any clinking or rattling coming from your air conditioner, putting on headphones so you can’t hear the sounds isn’t going to solve the problem. The moving parts within your air conditioner are cabapble of becoming loose through wear and tear and will have to be corrected by a professional. Try to be aware of how your air conditioner sounds and operates when it’s running well. This will make it easier to spot when things aren’t running properly. Keeping up with regular maintenance is another way to determine any minor problems before they become major problems. If you haven’t yet booked your annual maintenance appointment with Lycoming Heating Company, now is the ideal time. If you’ve noticed any signs that your air conditioner requires repair give Lycoming Heating Company a call at 570-326-4450. You can also set up an appointment with us online using our online scheduler.