Frequently Asked Questions 
Why should I worry about preventive maintenance on my Victorville HVAC equipment?
  • Your system will operate more efficiency and use less energy.
  • Your system will last longer.
  • Better comfort inside the house.
  • Reduce service calls on hot or cool days.
  • Proper maintenance costs a lot less over the life of the equipment than to change out equipment on a more frequent basis.

What should a maintenance check-up from a Victorville heating and A/C expert include?

Cooling Season
  • Inspect unit for proper refrigerant level and adjust if necessary.
  • Clean dirt, leaves, and debris from inside and around cabinet.
  • Inspect coil and cabinet.
  • Inspect fan motor and fan blades for wear and damage, lubricate old models as needed.
  • Inspect disconnect box.
  • Inspect electrical control box, associated control/accessories, wiring and connection. Control may include contactor, relays, circuit boards, capacitors mfd, and crankcase heater.
  • Inspect compressor and associated tubing for damage.
  • Check fan motor body temperature.
  • Clean drain line.¬†
  • Measure compressor superheat.
  • Measure outdoor dry bulb temperature.
  • Measure indoor dry and wet bulb temperature.
  • Measure discharge and suction pressure.
  • Listen for abnormal noise.
  • Search for source or unusual odors.
  • Check air flow.
  • Clean or replace air filters.

Heating Season
  • Inspect blower and wheel for debris.
  • Inspect blower belt.
  • Inspect combustion blower housing for lint and debris and clean as necessary.
  • Inspect evaporator coil, drain pan and condensate drain lines. Clean as needed.
  • Inspect for gas leaks in furnaces.
  • Inspect burner assembly, clean and adjust as needed.
  • Inspect ignition system and safety controls, clean and adjust as needed.
  • Check limit control cut out temperature.
  • Inspect heat exchanger or heating elements. Monitor gas furnace for correct line and manifold gas pressure, make adjustments if required.
  • Inspect flue pressure, check for proper attachment to the furnace, any dislocated sections, and for signs of corrosion. Recommence replacement if required.
  • Inspect electrical control and connection.
  • Inspect ductwork.
  • Measure temperature rise and adjust airflow as needed.
  • Check vent system for proper operation.
  • Measure furnace line voltage and amps.
  • Monitor system operation per manufacturer's specifications.
  • Clean or replace air filters.
  • Provide system operation report and recommend repairs or replacement as required.

A Victorville HVAC expert from Turner Air Conditioning & Heating will do all of this and more to make sure that your Victorville heating or A/C units are functioning properly. We want to keep you and your family comfortable, so call us today for more information.


Victorville HVAC Pros Answer Your FAQ