Why Your Air Conditioner Is Hard Starting
When an air conditioner (AC) has trouble starting and staying on, the AC is said to be 'hard starting.' Hard starting interferes with the AC's efficiency and leaves the house in uncomfortable temperatures. Below are some of the reasons an AC might behave that way. Start Capacitor Failure The AC motor requires a lot of power to start; the power demands drop once the motor is running. A capacitor is an electrical device that stores power and releases it as needed.