HVAC Tune Up Checklist: What Does It Consist of?

Getting your HVAC unit tuned up is important to experience better performance. You should properly maintain your HVAC unit to enjoy the pollution-free warm or cool air. Many people do not think about tuning up their HVAC unit until it fails to work properly. A well-maintained HVAC unit lasts longer. Therefore, you should consider scheduling regular tune-ups with experienced HVAC contractors.

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Comment by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday

HVAC Tune-Up & Maintenance Checklist

Blower Motor – measure amperage and voltage for proper operation
Thermostat – test for proper operation, calibrate and level
Clean existing air filter (as needed)
Bearing – inspect for wear and lubricate
Inspect indoor coil
Condensate Drain – flush and treat with anti-algae
Inspect Condenser Coil
Refrigerant – monitor operating pressures
Safety Devices – inspect for proper operation
Electrical Disconnect Box – inspect for proper rating and safe installation
Electrical Wiring – inspect and tighten connections
Test/inspect contactors for burned, pitted contacts
Inspect electrical for exposed wiring
Inspect and test capacitors
Inspect fan blade
Clean condenser coil and remove debris
Inspect service valves for proper operation
Measure Supply/Return temperature differential
Inspect duct work for energy loss
Compressor – monitor, measure amperage and volt draw
Inspect wiring connections for the compressor
Furnace Tune-Up, Cleaning and Safety Inspection
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Carbon Monoxide – test air flow duct system for dangerous carbon monoxide
Thermostat – test for proper operation, calibrate and level
Inspect for combustible material around furnace
Ignition System – test for safe and proper operation
Exhaust System – test for proper venting
Measure Supply/Return temperature differential
Safety & Control Circuits – test for proper operation
Inspect and adjust fan belt tension (if applicable)
Clean existing air filter
Lubricate and clean blower motor air vents
Furnace Burner – clean and inspect (brush and vacuum)
Heat Exchangers – clean and inspect (brush and vacuum)
Clean furnace exterior
HydroScan™ certification of heat exchangers for dangerous cracks and wear
Gas Pressure – measure and adjust for peak efficiency
Lubricate all moving parts per manufacture
Blower Motor – measure amperage and voltage for proper operation
Electrical Wiring – inspect and tighten connections
Combustion Vents – clean and inspect (upper and lower)
Infrared camera inspection of furnace heat exchanger
Natural Gas – check for leaks

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