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My house is hot as hell!Update it's fixed but I feel like I got ripped off.

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My air conditioner is blowing out hot air.

 

Do I need to change vats or is this a bigger problem?

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Interesting tidbit.......just FYI any solicitation from the huddle on the following subjects usually ends badly.....by way of example.......maintaining a job, breathing without your mouth open, finding friendship because your lonely, relationships with in-animate objects, yard care and maintenance  and last but not least, house maintenance.

 

That being said, I would begin with turning it off......probably a good starting point.

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Hit it with a hammer.

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Stick a fork in the socket

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My air conditioner is blowing out hot air.

 

Do I need to change vats or is this a bigger problem?

 

If you are lucky it is frozen up. turn it off for a while.

 

Also change your filters.

 

Less lucky it is leaking and out of Freon or whatever you use.

 

Very unlucky you need it serviced or replaced.

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You need to reset the thermostatic check valve.  Its what allows the cold air to blow in the summer and the warm air in the winter.

 

Take a standard leaf blower and stick in one of the ducts (after removing the register) and turn it up on high.  This works better the closer to the main unit you do it.  Let it run until you hear a "thud".  It wont be anything super loud but its more than a click.  This just get the check valve pointed in the right direction.

 

Once that's done you should be back in business.

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Hit it with a baseball bat.

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You need to reset the thermostatic check valve.  Its what allows the cold air to blow in the summer and the warm air in the winter.

 

Take a standard leaf blower and stick in one of the ducts (after removing the register) and turn it up on high.  This works better the closer to the main unit you do it.  Let it run until you hear a "thud".  It wont be anything super loud but its more than a click.  This just get the check valve pointed in the right direction.

 

Once that's done you should be back in business.

I will change my vat first and if that doesn't work I will give this a try.

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The AC gods have frowned upon you, sacrifice a virgin to regain their favor.

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Vat, definitely the vat. 

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pics or it didn't happen

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You need to reset the thermostatic check valve.  Its what allows the cold air to blow in the summer and the warm air in the winter.

 

Take a standard leaf blower and stick in one of the ducts (after removing the register) and turn it up on high.  This works better the closer to the main unit you do it.  Let it run until you hear a "thud".  It wont be anything super loud but its more than a click.  This just get the check valve pointed in the right direction.

 

Once that's done you should be back in business.

 

Is this like changing headlight fluid or rotating the air in your tires?

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