Central air conditioners need a professional for most repairs other than cleaning. But to improve the unit's operation and prevent repairs due to dirty components, you can learn how to clean your central air conditioner by yourself. Take this quiz to see how cool your central air conditioning repair knowledge is.
Question 1 of 20
Central air conditioners have how many components?
Question 2 of 20
If your air conditioner unit works but the house is not cool, what may be the problem?
Question 3 of 20
Where is a central air conditioner's condenser unit located?
Question 4 of 20
What may block air flow to the condenser unit?
Question 5 of 20
What material should you use to clean the condenser coil?
Question 6 of 20
If the condenser does not run, what should you do before calling for a professional?
Question 7 of 20
What may cause inadequate cooling?
Question 8 of 20
What should you use to prevent fungus growth in your central air conditioner ?
Question 9 of 20
What should you use to unclog the weep hole?
Question 10 of 20
Why is it a bad idea to clean the condenser fins with a hose?
Question 11 of 20
How can you prevent ice damage to the condenser in very frigid weather?
Question 12 of 20
Who is qualified to recharge the air conditioner's coolant?
Question 13 of 20
What is the name of the coolant used in most air conditioners?
Question 14 of 20
Why would you need a carpenter's level to maintain a central air conditioner?
Question 15 of 20
How do you repair an unlevel concrete slab?
Question 16 of 20
What are the condenser fins made of?
Question 17 of 20
What is the first step before starting any air conditioner maintenance project?
Question 18 of 20
How often should air conditioners be professionally inspected?
Question 19 of 20
Why would a hand-held mirror be handy when maintaining your central air conditioner?
Question 20 of 20