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Heat Pump Maintenance, How to maintain a heat pump, What is heat pump maintenance
Heat pump maintenance speaks to how to maintain a heat pump and what is heat pump maintenance.
These suggested maintenance procedures are for an air source heat pump as well as water source heat pump.
Change filter quarterly.
Check air filter housing integrity. Correct as needed.
Check UV lamp if it exists for air source heat pumps.. Clean or replace as required.
Check control system and devices for proper operation. Repair, adjust or replace components to ensure operation.
Check for proper operation of evaporative and condenser coils.
Check fan belt tension. Check for belt wear and proper alignment. Replace as required.
Check P trap. Prime as needed.
Check fan blades. Clean, repair as needed.
Check integrity of all panels on equipment. Replace fasteners as needed to ensure integrity and finish of equipment.
Visually inspect areas of moisture accumulation for biological growth. If present, clean or disinfect as required.
Check drive alignment, wear, seating and operation. Repair or replace as needed.
Lubricate field serviceable bearings.
Check motor contactor for pitting or other signs of damage. Repair or replace as needed.
Check refrigerant system pressures or temperatures. If outside of recommended levels, find cause, repair and adjust refrigerant to achieve optimal operating levels.
Check for fouling, corrosion or degradation. Clean or reoair as needed.
Check for evidence of buildup or fouling on heat exchange surfaces. Clean as needed.
Check drain pan, drain line and coil for biological growth. Clean as needed.
Check coil fins. Restore if possible. Replace coil if necessary.
Inspect for evidence of moisture carryover beyond the drain pan from cooling coils. Make corrections or repairs as required.
Check condensate pump. Clean or replace.
Check refrigerant oil levels for refrigerant systems with oil pressure and level controls. Repair, replace and adjust as necessary.
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