Why does my air conditioner keep running after I turn it off?

Why won't my ac unit stop running after I turn it off?

Heating and air conditioning systems are complicated, and sometimes they do random things that make owners scratch their heads. Whether it be not blowing out cold or warm air at the right time or running after you turn it off, it’s easy to think that heating and air conditioning systems have a mind of their own. This is why it’s important to have a quality HVAC company on your side that you can trust and run to when something comes up. A common question that we get from customers is “why does my air conditioner keep on running after I turn it off?” In this resource we will answer this question. 

At Coastal Home Services, we strive to provide our customers with top of the line customer service and care. Being family owned and operated for the last 13 years, we realize that trust is imperative in a relationship, and we want nothing more than to serve you and build that trust. 


Why does my air conditioner continue running after I turn it off?

Being a trusted HVAC company in the Crystal Coast area, we get a lot of good questions that deserve to be shared. If you have a nice day where a cool breeze is coming off the coast, it’s a good time to turn off your AC unit, but sometimes it continues to run even after turning it off. This can happen because your system is set to ON instead of AUTO, and a simple switch on the thermostat can do the trick. Another reason this can happen is because there is a delay between turning off the air conditioner unit and the actual system shutting down. 


Why won’t my air conditioner stop running? 

If you have set your thermostat to OFF and your air conditioner continues to run for hours, your thermostat may be having a hard time communicating with your system. It may be time to call in a NATE certified HVAC professional to see what is wrong with your system. Our team of heating and air conditioning experts are here to help, diagnose, and treat any HVAC issues you may have, big or small. 


Coastal Home Services Air Conditioner Repair

At Coastal Home Services, we do more than just inspect your HVAC units. We provide our customers with top of the line quality care and are committed to servicing your home or business to the end. We have been named the #1 provider for heating and air on the Crystal Coast. If you want to work with an HVAC service provider that will have your back and help you save money on repairs, Coastal Home Services is the HVAC service provider for you. Give us a call or fill out the online contact form below to schedule an appointment. We will be more than happy to help you in any way we can. 

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