DIY – How to fix your leaky air conditioner

Even though it is not always the best idea to fix your AC problems yourself, but most times it is worth giving a shot. In the write-up we are going to show you how to fix your leaking AC yourself, of course that’s if you are savvy enough. But AC Repair Pro FL want to quickly add that please do not attempt fixing your leaking AC yourself if you are not technical and courageous enough to do so. AC Repair Pro FL doesn’t want you to end up damaging your unit in a bid to fix it yourself.

So below is a step by step guide on how to fix a leaking AC yourself;

  1. Disconnect The AC From The Power Source

This is the first and most important step when attempting to fix your leaking AC yourself. It is always advisable to disconnect all electronics from their power sources before working on them, because if you don’t, you might end up with severe electric shock which can even kill in some cases.

Also, working on an electronic appliance that is still connected to its power source can damage the electronic appliance. This is because you can short-circuit anything by mistake which can result in serious damage.

  1. Identify The Cause Of The Leaking

Leaking AC can be caused by a number of factors, and knowing the actual cause of the leaking is a step in the right direction. The cause of the leaking is what will determine the kind of solution to proffer to the leaking. So first and foremost, identify what is actually responsible for the leaking AC, so that you can know what solution to apply.

  1. Tighten The AC Casing

If the cause of the leaking AC is because the AC casing is no longer tight enough, then the perfect solution is to use the right screws to tighten up the casing to prevent water from coming out from where it is not supposed to.

  1. Check Drain Pipe

If for any reason the drain pipe of your AC is blocked, then there is bound to be a leaking AC. Because when water that is supposed to be drained out of your unit is trapped inside, maybe as a result of a blockage in the drain pipe, then the water will definitely look for other avenues to flow out, and this of course can result in leaking AC.

  1. Remove any Blockage

Now to solve this problem, you must examine the drain pipe and remove any blockage or barrier inside it. Lastly, make sure water is not pouring on your AC unit from any source nonstop. So apart from maybe rain, no other water should be allowed to constantly pour on the internal and external compartment of your cooling unit.