Why Did My Heat Pump Freeze in the Summer? Ask the Expert 352

Ever see your heat pump freeze in the summer?! Pretty crazy, right? Here are some ways to fix it!

A heat pump freeze up is common in the summer. Here are some ways to identify why it is frozen and what you can do to fix it!

First - The most common cause is, you may be low on refrigerantAnd it can cause the coils to get much colder.

Second - You may have dirty coils. The dirt can build up and insulate them making them cooler and cooler.

Third - You could have a clogged air filter. This cuts down the airflow while building moisture.

Finally - You may just have issues the pump itself. Defective blower motor, dirty fan blades, or even failing to care for it in the winter may cause problems. Equally important, don't forget to check your thermostat. It's possible it's on the fritz. In the same way, check your windows are closed and the pump isn't constantly running.

In conclusion, if you're experiencing a frozen heat pump, MELT IT, CLEAN IT, REFILL REFRIGERANT. 


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