The Ultimate Heating and Cooling Systems Maintenance Quiz

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4 Min Quiz

To repair your heating and cooling system, what tool may be needed?

When repairing your heating and cooling system, a screwdriver and wrench may come in handy.

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What item will help you see what is going on inside your air blower?

A flashlight is helpful for many household repairs, including maintaining your heating and cooling system.

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What type of cement is used for heating and cooling systems?

Refractory cement is used in heated areas such as furnaces.

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If a gas fueled heating system does not power, what may be the problem?

The pilot light may be out and the gas cannot ignite.

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With heating and cooling systems, how many different main components can malfunction?

Heating and cooling systems have three main components and they can all malfunction.

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What is a main component of heating and cooling systems?

A source for heat and cold is a main component of heating and cooling systems.

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For heating and cooling systems, what component moves the warm or cold air?

A distribution system is a main component of heating and cooling systems and moves warm or cold air.

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What heat sensitive mechanism is a main component of heating and cooling systems?

A thermostat or control to regulate the unit is a main component.

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How long should you wait to press the reset button on your heating or cooling unit?

The unit should cool for about 30 minutes before pressing the reset button.

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Before working on your heating and cooling system, what should you do?

Turn off the power before you do any modifications to your heating and cooling system.

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What may indicate a electrical problem?

If a fuse has blown or the circuit trips when you turn on your system, you may have an electrical problem.

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What should you do if there is an electrical problem?

Call a professional for this type of problem.

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For a gas furnace, what must be lit for proper operation?

If the pilot light is out, the gas furnace will not operate.

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If an oil powered furnace will not turn on, what should you check?

Make sure there is an adequate supply of oil.

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How many heating and cooling system components may dirt effect?

Dirt may have an ill effect on any and all three main components.

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What is the most important step in heating and cooling system maintenance?

Cleaning the unit is the most important maintenance step.

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What component of a heating and cooling system has a belt?

The motor has a belt, proper belt adjustment is necessary for top performance.

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What main component of heating and cooling systems is the most complicated?

The source for warm and cool air is the most complicated component.

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What main component of heating and cooling systems is most likely to be neglected?

The source for warm and cool air is the most complicated and likely to be neglected.

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For heating and cooling systems, problems in what component area may lead to distribution problems?

Problems with the source for heated and cooled air, such as the air conditioner and furnace, may lead to distribution problems.

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About This Quiz

Save some money with do-it-yourself heating and cooling system maintenance tips. Knowing some maintenance tips can help you keep your home warm and cozy in the winter, and cool in the summer. Take this quiz to see how hot or cold your heating and cooling system maintenance knowledge is.

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