What to Check When Your Air Conditioner Won't Turn On Video


This video shows you what to check when your central air conditioner won't turn on, including a tripped breaker, dead batteries in the thermostat and an AC disconnect switch that's turned off.

What to check when your air conditioner won't turn on

Try These Easy HVAC Fixes Before You Call For Repair Help

  • Check your breaker or fuse box. If your breaker is tripped, flip to off first and then to on. If it immediately trips again, shut down and call a technician.

  • If your thermostat has batteries, replace them.

  • Check near your condenser to see if your AC has a disconnect switch. If so, make sure it's turned on.

  • Still no luck? Shut it down and call in the Sears experts at (888) 831-7779.