Like all things mechanical, your heat pump may need some maintenance. Maybe it won’t turn on, or it no longer heats properly. But, do not fret! Today we are going to talk about the most common heat pump problems, as well as possible explanations for these issues.
If your heat pump won’t turn on at all, it’s likely caused by one of these common issues:
Broken reversing valve
Broken starter capacitor
If your heat pump is not blowing hot air, there are typically three main causes:
The unit is blocked
The air filter is dirty
Refrigerant charge is low
If your heat pump is constantly running, there are likely three main causes:
Unusually cold weather
Broken compressor contractor
At the end of the day, whenever you run into a problem with your heat pump, it is always important to call a professional!