Sometimes unpleasant smells and noises coming from an HVAC unit can indicate a problem with the system that could require maintenance or repair. If you’re experiencing air conditioner noise or if your air conditioner smells a bit funny, there may an issue inside your system. Components that could experience these problems include:
If the air from your system smells musty, it may be due to mold and/or mildew build up in your duct system. One way to get rid of this is to change the filter and clean the drip pan in your HVAC system. Clean using bleach or white vinegar to make sure the area is no longer hospitable to mold growth.
There are several furnace noises listed below, some of which could indicate a problem with the unit. If you’re concerned about a furnace noise contact your local American Standard dealer to schedule an HVAC check-up:
The best way to determine whether your furnace is making an odd sound is to learn what it sounds like during normal operation, and note any changes in the type or volume of sound as the unit ages. If you notice a significant change, call your local American Standard dealer to schedule an inspection.
If you’re experiencing unwanted noises or smells from either your HVAC system, call a professional. While some noises are normal, others could indicate that something is wrong with your system. An American Standard Customer Care dealer can come to your home to see what may be wrong with your HVAC system and repair it, allowing your family to enjoy some comfort, peace and quiet.
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