You turn your air conditioner on, it runs for 3-4 minutes, and then… nothing. It’s kaput. But wait, it turns back on again–then it does the same thing. It’s short cycling, and it’s a problem.
If your air conditioner turns on and off before reaching the temperature you set it at, it’s struggling. Your air conditioner should turn on, complete the cycle over the course of 15-20 minutes (on average), then power down while you enjoy the temperature you want.
Anything less than that may require AC repair in Katy, TX as soon as possible. Let’s explain what you can do first before calling for repair.