Many homeowners who have an air conditioner that’s short cycling want to know one thing: Is AC short cycling dangerous? We understand why this can be concerning. An AC that seems to be running all day and turns itself on and off repeatedly can definitely come across as having something major wrong with it!
Although AC short cycling isn’t inherently dangerous, it is incredibly hard on your system. Not only does short cycling result in your home never cooling down properly, but it also causes enormous wear and tear. Here’s what causes short cycling and why it’s so bad for air conditioners.