How To Fix A Window Air Conditioner?

Can a window AC unit be repaired?

Window AC Not Cooling

A window or room air conditioner that doesn’t cool may need to be recharged with refrigerant, but the chances are good it simply needs to be cleaned.

The first step cleaning or repairs will be to at least partially disassemble the air conditioner.

Why is my window air conditioner not working?

The most common causes of your air conditioner not providing cool air are a dirty air filter and a damaged condenser coil. To fix it, try cleaning the air filter. If that doesn’t help, clean and inspect the condenser coil on the exterior of the unit. If damaged, it may need to be replaced.

How do you reset an air conditioner window unit?

Press the reset button located near the power cord for five seconds and then take your finger off the button. Wait ten minutes for the air conditioner to work through the reset operation. Turn the air conditioner cooling dial down for the air compressor to engage. If it does not, then the compressor may be faulty.

How much does it cost to fix a window air conditioner?

Window air conditioner repair costs $108 and $346, or an average of $226. This includes a range of $2 to $150 for parts and labor at $30 per hour. Repairing your window AC can make it last a few years longer before you have to replace it. Some tasks are easy to DIY, but others require a pro.