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3 Signs Your AC Refrigerant Levels Are Low

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Air conditioners need refrigerant to do their job: a chemical compound that shifts from gas to liquid and back again inside the system. The process lowers the temperature of the nearby air, which then gets pushed into your ductwork for distribution throughout the home. Theoretically, it’s a closed system, which means that refrigerant levels will never drop. But we live in the real world, which means that leaks and other problems can lower the level of refrigerant in your system. This is a significant problem which can result in further damage if you are not careful. And with summer here in La Habra, CA, you don’t want any issue affecting your system. Here are 3 signs that your refrigerant levels are running low, which you should watch for when operating your air conditioner. (more…)