An Introduction To Your Central AC Solenoid Valve
The solenoid valve certainly doesn't top the list of AC components that homeowners are familiar with. However, understanding the basics of your solenoid valve may give you key insights into when your air conditioner is underperforming. Here's an introduction to your central AC solenoid valve. What Is a Solenoid Valve? As its name suggests, a solenoid valve is a valve that relies on a solenoid to control the flow of fluid. A solenoid consists of a cylindrical coil of wire encircling a metal post called an armature.