Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance Checklist

You wouldn’t drive your car 100,000 miles without changing the oil. The same logic holds true for your home comfort system. Regular A/C preventive maintenance is the best way to ensure trouble-free operation and peak performance. Annual maintenance is also important, and should be done in the spring. It can help to avoid a system failure in severe hot weather when you need it most, and it can also keep your energy bill from getting out of control.

outdoor unit check

OUTDOOR UNIT CHECKLIST

meyer a/c preventive maintenance checklist Inspect unit for proper refrigerant level and adjust if necessary
meyer air conditioner annual maintenance Clean dirt, leaves and debris from inside cabinet
meyer air checklist Inspect base pan for restricted drain openings—remove obstructions as necessary
meyer air checklist Inspect coil and cabinet—clean as needed
meyer a/c preventive maintenance checklist Inspect fan motor and fan blades for wear and damage—on older models lubricate as needed<
meyer air conditioner annual maintenanceInspect control box, associated controls/accessories, wiring and connections. Controls may include contactors, relays, circuit boards, capacitors, sump heat and other accessories. All control box and electrical parts should be checked for wear or damage.
meyer air checklistInspect compressor and associated tubing for damage

Contact Us Today for your A/C Annual Maintenance

When it is time for your next preventive maintenance checkup on your Air Conditioning system, Meyer Air Conditioning can help extend the life of you A/C and help avoid costly breakdowns. We make sure that your unit is running at optimal levels for both comfort and energy savings.

INDOOR UNIT CHECKLIST

meyer air conditioner annual maintenanceInspect and clean blower assembly (includes blower housing, blower wheel and motor)
meyer a/c preventive maintenance checklistOn older models, lubricate motor and inspect and replace fan belt if needed
meyer air checklistCheck blower housing for lint and debris and clean as necessary
meyer air checklistInspect evaporator coil, drain pan and condensate drain lines. Clean as needed
meyer air conditioner annual maintenanceInspect ignition system and safety controls—clean and adjust as needed
meyer a/c preventive maintenance checklistInspect control box, associated controls, wiring and connections
meyer air checklistClean or replace air filters
meyer air checklistInspect conditioned airflow system (ductwork)—check for leaks

indoor unit check

The Benefits of System Maintenance

AC preventative maintenance is an important component in maximizing comfort and extending the equipment lifecycle. At Meyer Air, we believe that a well-maintained system costs less to operate, provides better humidity control and helps improve indoor air quality.

system running check

WHILE YOUR SYSTEM IS OPERATING

meyer a/c preventive maintenance checklist Monitor system starting characteristics and capabilities
meyer air conditioner annual maintenance Listen for abnormal noise
meyer air conditioner annual maintenance Search for source of unusual odors
meyer air checklist Monitor air conditioning for correct refrigerant charge
meyer a/c preventive maintenance checklist Measure outdoor dry bulb temperature
meyer air checklist Measure indoor dry and wet bulb temperature
meyer air conditioner annual maintenance Measure high and low side system pressures
meyer air checklist Measure temperature rise and adjust airflow as needed
meyer air checklist Check vent system for proper operation
meyer a/c preventive maintenance checklist Monitor system for correct line and load volts/amps
meyer air checklist Monitor system operation per manufacturer’s specifications
meyer air checklist Provide system operation report and recommend repairs or replacement as necessary

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