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Air Conditioner Repair in Chicago, Illinois

Providing 24-Hour AC Repair to Chicago & the Surrounding Areas

During the hot, humid Chicago summer, having a working air conditioner isn’t just a luxury—it’s a necessity. When you return home from a workout at Millennium Park or from a day of fun at one of Chicago’s many festivals to find that your air conditioner is broken, this is an emergency that can’t wait.

Fortunately, ABC Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric is here for you! We have over 65 years of experience offering air conditioner repairs to maximize efficiency and minimize cooling costs.

Don’t waste time searching for “home AC repair near me.” The next time you’re inconvenienced by a broken AC, call us at 888-868-6667 to schedule air conditioning service in Chicagoland!

Air Conditioner Repair

It doesn’t matter who installed your air conditioner or what make or model it is—our AC repair technicians can fix it! We’re so confident in our air conditioner repair team that we guarantee your 100% satisfaction. Here are the types of AC repair services we offer:

  • Compressor repair
  • Fan belt replacement
  • Fan blade repair
  • Blower motor replacement
  • Refrigerant leak repair and recharge
  • Electrical repair
  • And more!

Before we begin your AC repair process, we diagnose the problem and explain your options and prices. We price by the job, not by the hour so that you can avoid any unpleasant surprises. Once you have all the information you need to make an informed decision, we’ll move forward with your repair. If you decide it’s time to throw in the towel, we can also replace your aging air conditioner with a new, high-efficiency model.

Air Conditioning Repair Troubleshooting Tip

Have you changed your system’s air filter lately? If it’s dirty, it could be blocking airflow and negatively affecting system performance!

 

Do I Need to Schedule AC Repair?

While air conditioners are hardy systems, many things can go wrong with such complicated machines. Here are some of the top reasons to schedule AC repair:

  • No power: If the air conditioner doesn’t turn on, make sure it’s receiving power (in other words, no circuit breakers are tripped) and that the thermostat is set to “cool.” If this basic troubleshooting doesn’t work, call ABC.
  • Lukewarm air: Set the thermostat to “auto,” not “on.” If the air coming from supply registers still feels warm, the compressor may have failed or the refrigerant may be low due to a leak.
  • Poor airflow: Try changing the filter. If that doesn’t improve airflow, let us inspect your system and fix whatever’s wrong. You may need duct cleaning services to increase airflow.
  • Strange noises or smells: From squealing or grating sounds to pungent or musty odors, don’t ignore these signs that something’s wrong with your air conditioner.

We understand that air conditioner breakdowns don’t always happen on weekdays between 9 and 5. That’s why we offer 24-hour emergency AC repair services in Chicago, including weekends and holidays.

AC Repair FAQs

How Much Does AC Repair Cost?

The cost of AC repair depends on several factors, including the age of your system, the severity of the problem, whether parts need to be replaced (and which parts), and more. The best way to know for sure is to call a professional heating and air conditioning contractor to diagnose your issue.

How Do I Reset My AC Unit?

Many AC units have a red reset button that will reset your air conditioner if you hold it for three seconds and release, then repeat. Many systems will make three beeping sounds that indicate the reset was successful. To be sure this is how your unit works, consult your AC instruction manual.

If your unit does not have a reset button, you can reset it manually by shutting off the power supply on your AC unit and in your electrical panel, unplugging the system, and waiting a few minutes. You can then plug your system back in and turn on the power supply. After resetting your unit, make sure your thermostat is set to “cool.”

Can an Air Conditioner Condenser Be Repaired?

There are many parts of an air conditioning condenser unit, many of which can be repaired if they break. Parts include the compressor, condenser coil, capacitor, and contactor. Whether it is cost-efficient to repair or replace these parts versus getting a new system depends on the age and condition of your unit. Consult a heating and cooling professional for an expert opinion.

Schedule Chicago AC Repair in Chicago, Illinois

The next time your air conditioner acts up, don’t let a day go by before calling our experienced AC repair team for help. Your safety and satisfaction are our number one priorities, which is why we background check our technicians before adding anyone to our team. We’re so diligent in our selection process that only 10% of applicants qualify. This is why we confidently guarantee all AC repair work we perform.

Searching for “HVAC repair in my area”? Call ABC today at 888-868-6667 to schedule air conditioning service in Chicago when it’s convenient for you!

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