Why does my AC only work when Im moving?

Why does my AC only work when Im moving?

When the car is moving, versus stopped, there is more air flow over the condenser (the heat exchanger in front of the radiator) and that airflow is essential to system operation. Other possibilities are that the compressor clutch is not cycling as intended or that the condenser might be blocked or dirty.

Why does my AC stop cooling When I stop?

If your air conditioner will turn on, and your thermostat is set properly, but your system is not cooling you may have a dirty or blocked air condenser. If your air conditioner is still not cooling air, you may have a problem with your compressor or refrigerant and will need to contact a professional.

Why do I keep losing cool air in my air conditioner?

Especially if you have older ductwork in your building, you may be losing cool air through leaks in the ducts. The joints may not be sealed, or the insulation may be gone. If enough cool air escapes, the temperature in your space never reaches the set point and the system will keep running. Dirty or blocked condenser.

What should I do if my AC is cooling in 10 degree increments?

If your AC system previously cooled indoor air in 20 degree increments, it now may be cooling in 10 degree increments; the air conditioner works harder to condition the same amount of air. Have your preferred HVAC technician repair the leak, refill refrigerant and recalibrate.

What happens when you turn your air conditioner on during the day?

Windows and doors are not the only place where heat can get into your home. During the day, the entire home can get extremely hot. When you turn the air conditioner on, the heat from the home will be transferred to the room. This makes the AC work harder and the cooling ineffective.

Why does my car a / C not work when its hot?

A/C doesnot work when its hot outside. When the A/C does work it cools well. When I take the car out of garage the A/C cools well but as I start driving and if the weather outside is hot, the A/C stops cooling after some time.