Do you have a problem where you notice your home's air conditioner turning off and on in quick succession? This is a problem known as short cycling, which can happen to any air conditioner after years of use. Here are a few reasons why your air conditioner is short cycling.
Dirty Air Filter
Sometimes short cycling occurs because of restricted airflow in the system. All that cold air becomes trapped inside the unit's air handler, and the main condenser coils will start to freeze.
Purchasing a home is a very big financial decision, and you want to ensure what you are purchasing is a good investment. This means inspecting various aspects of the home prior to purchasing it, and potentially walking away if things are not in good shape. This extends to the condition of the home's HVAC system, so consider the following things when inspecting the system.
The Current Age
One thing you will want to do is look at the actual furnace and air conditioner in the home and find the manufacturing information on it.