AC Tune Up Services

Ac Tune Up ServiceJust like your vehicle, your air conditioner needs regular tune ups. You would never dream of letting your car go thousands of miles without an oil change, nor would you leave your car out in the elements to be exposed to a range of weather without running it every so often. Unfortunately, many homeowners subject their air conditioners to this type of treatment. Your air conditioner often goes without use during the cooler months. They are exposed to the heat and rain that is so prevalent in the south. We also typically run our air conditioners far more often than our northern neighbors.

What is an AC Tune Up?

During our A/C tune up we will thoroughly check and test every component of your air conditioning system with our 47-point inspection. This includes:

Air Handler (Indoor Unit)

  • Evaporator coil fins condition
  • Evaporator cooling coil for restrictions
  • Clean evaporator coil surface if accessible
  • Condensate drain pan cleaning
  • Condensate drain line treatment and vacuum
  • Condensate drain pan add algae tablets
  • Check condensate overflow safety switches
  • Disinfect interior cabinet insulation and coil
  • Expansion valve/metering device and bulb
  • Electric heater, voltage and amperage
  • Electric heater air temperature rise
  • Blower motor circuit boards
  • Blower motor fan relay
  • Blower motor run capacitor
  • Blower motor amperage draw
  • Verify blower wheel condition and balance
  • Verify all breaker/fuse/wiring sizes to NEC codes
  • Return air filter and advise
  • Thermostat/humidistat operation
  • Indoor temperature/relative humidity
  • Verify proper air duct sizes for optimum air flow

Condenser (Outdoor Unit)

  • Heat pump control circuit board
  • Heat pump reversing valve
  • Heat pump suction accumulator
  • Heat pump expansion valve
  • Electrical disconnect wiring/verify voltage
  • All electrical connections high/low voltage
  • Verify all breaker/fuse/wiring sizes to NEC codes
  • Refrigerant lines
  • Suction and liquid line temperatures
  • Refrigerant checked to factory specs
  • System check to current code
  • Overall equipment condition
  • Check condenser coil fins and condition
  • Flush outdoor condenser unit
  • Compressor run capacitor
  • Compressor start capacitor
  • Compressor potential relay
  • Compressor time delay relay
  • Compressor contactor relay
  • Compressor amperage draw
  • Condenser fan motor blade setting/balance
  • Condenser fan motor run capacitor
  • Condenser fan motor amperage draw

When Should I Have My AC Tuned Up?

Most manufacturers recommend a tune up annually. For many of our customers, annual tune ups will be sufficient, however, if you use your air conditioner all year long, we recommend getting maintenance done once a year. It is best to have your air conditioner tuned up during the cooler months so that any problems can be fixed before you are heavily relying on the air conditioner during the summer months.

VIP Maintenance Plans

Regular service of your Heating and Air Conditioning System can save you thousands of dollars over the long haul in energy costs. In fact, as much as $600 per year! Regular service extends the life of your system. Your membership will virtually pay for itself year after year. We have a maintenance plan for every system and budget.

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Schedule your air conditioning tune up!

Mr. Central serves Aiken, North Augusta, Augusta, Evans and the surrounding CSRA, with 24 hour emergency service. Our service vehicles are located throughout the CSRA, so we are always nearby.