If you want your air conditioning unit to work properly and efficiently it is important that the fins in it’s compressor are straight. If you have checked and see that they are bent follow these tips to set them straight and get the cool air flowing again:
If they are only a little bent, take a brush with plastic bristles that do not easily bend and run it over the fins a few times. This should straighten them out!
If they are seriously bent you can use a putty knife to straighten them. If you use this method go slow and gentle, it is possible to cause further damage if you aren’t careful.