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Everything to Know About Short Cycling

Monday, May 29th, 2023

“Uh oh, looks like you’ve got a short cycling air conditioner! We might need to replace your system in its entirety, depending on the root cause.”

An HVAC professional might have just spoken those words to you, or perhaps you’re thinking through the situation in your head. You start frantically searching online about short cycling, what it means and why it occurs, and you get a whole host of blogs and articles that boggle your mind.

Where do you start? What’s the problem? And why are you getting this sinking feeling that this AC repair in Gastonia, NC will cost a lot of money?

Well, first of all, take a deep breath. Short cycling is a common problem with different root causes. Depending on the specific problem you’re encountering, the repair could be light or it could mean a system replacement is required. But first, let’s learn about what this is and how it happens.

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