Why Your Air Conditioner Has Iced Over and How to Repair It

Your air conditioner works constantly to keep indoor temperatures stable. But occasionally things don’t work right and ice builds up in or around your cooling system. This may harm key components or even stop your AC system from running.

If you’ve found ice on your air conditioner, it’s a great idea to contact our cooling Experts at 330-235-1260. Our repair techs are the best in the business when it comes to air conditioning repair in Alliance.

While there are lots of reasons ice could appear in or around your air conditioning, the most likely culprit is a lack of preventive servicing. Taking simple steps to keep your air conditioner in good condition will go a long way in stopping the formation of ice.

Some of these routine tasks include the following:

Putting in a New the Air Filter

If your air filter is dirty or clogged, air can’t move over the evaporator coil, which is a central step in the cooling process. This affects refrigerant inside the coil and collects extra moisture, which turns to ice. We suggest checking your filter each month and replacing it when you can’t see light through it.

Cleaning the Coil

Even if you change your air filter regularly, a dirty coil can also ice over. Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning experts will thoroughly clean the evaporator coil as part of our comprehensive maintenance process. We recommend requesting air conditioning maintenance annually to keep your coil clean and to minimize the chance of breakdowns.

Inspecting Refrigerant Levels

Without enough refrigerant, the evaporator coil can’t hold as much heat and can ice up. As a result, your home will be hotter and less comfortable. The most likely culprit of inadequate refrigerant is a leak. Our Experts are well-versed in identifying these leaks and getting your air conditioner at the required refrigerant level.

Servicing Electrical Wiring

Faulty wiring will disrupt the blower motor. Without steady airflow, the temperature could drop, and ice will form. Certified HVAC technicians like the ones at Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning will evaluate all electrical components during routine maintenance to make sure nothing is damaged. Bad wiring will be swapped out as necessary.

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning provides thorough maintenance membership packages to maximize your air conditioner’s performance. With routine service visits, the risk for critical problems is greatly reduced.

Ice on Your Air Conditioner May Also Indicate There’s a Larger Situation

There’s a chance ice on your air conditioner is evidence of a larger problem. No air conditioner lives forever. And if you have an older one that utilizes R-22 refrigerant, you’ll be out of luck if you need more refrigerant, since it’s no longer being distributed.

If you’re consistently repairing your air conditioner and bills are adding up, it might be time to upgrade. We proudly offer affordable air conditioning replacement in Alliance. Our installation process is straightforward and stress free, so you can get back to your normal routine as soon as possible.

For an even greater value, think about enrolling in our Advantage Program™. A new AC unit can cost thousands out of pocket and be an expense you’re not fully prepared for. With the Advantage Program, you’ll get a new, high-efficiency system for just one low monthly price. There’s no down payment or installation expense, and you get to keep all applicable rebates. Repairs, maintenance and 24/7 priority service for emergencies are all included at no added cost.*

Don’t ignore ice on your air conditioner for a day longer. Call Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning at 330-235-1260 to schedule your appointment today. Whatever you want, we promise you’ll be pleased through our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.


*Not applicable to the Advantage Program. See your signed Advantage Program agreement for full details and exclusions. 100% Satisfaction Guarantee is subject to certain restrictions and limitations as set forth in the applicable Terms and Conditions.