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Avoid
Service
Checklist
Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This
list includes common
occurrences that are not the result of defective workman-
ship or materials in this appliance.
OCCURRENCE
SOLUTION
Air conditioner will not operate.
Wall plug disconnected.Pushplug firmly into wall outlet.
House fuse blown
or circuit
breaker tripped.-Replace
fuse with
time delay type
or reset circuit
breaker.
Selector Control
in
OFF position.-Turn
selector
to
ON-(some
models) or
the
desired FAN-or
COOL-setting.
Unit turned off by moving thermostat
to a higher number and then immediately
turning
back to
a colder number. Wait approximately
3 minutes. Listen for compressor to start.
Unit turned
off and then on too
quickly. Turn unit off and wait
3 minutes before restarting.
Air from
unit does not feel cold
enough.
Thermostat set too low. Adjust thermostat
to higher number for cooling.
Turn selector to a higher FANor COOL position
Thermostat set too warm.
Set thermostat
to colder temperature.
Room temperature
below 70°F (21°C). Cooling may not occur until room temperature
rises above
70°F (21 °C).
Temperature sensing tube touching cold coil, located behind air filter. Straighten tube away from coil.
Air
conditioner
cooling,
but
room
is
too
warm
--
ice forming
on
cooling
coil behind
decorative
front.
Outdoor
temperature
below 70°F (21°C). To defrost the coil, set selector to FAN position.
Then,
set thermostat
to warmer
position.
Air filter may be dirty. Clean filter. Refer to Care and Cleaning section. To defrost, set selector to
FAN.
Thermostat set too cold for night-time
cooling. To defrost the coil, set selector to a FANposition.
Air conditioner
cooling,
but room is
Dirty air filter --
air restricted. Clean air filter. Refer to Care and Cleaning section.
too warm
--
NO-ice forming
on
cooling coil behind
decorative
front.
Thermostat set too warm.
Turn thermostat
clockwise to a colder setting.
Thermostat set on low number. Turn thermostat
to higher number.
Vent set at OPEN position. Set vent at CLOSED-position for maximum
cooling.
Air directional
Iouvres positioned
improperly. Position Iouvres for better air distribution.
Front of unit isblocked by drapes, blinds, furniture,
etc. --
restricts air distribution.
Clear blockage
in front of unit.
Doors, windows,
registers, etc. open --
cold air escapes. Close doors, windows,
registers, etc.
Air conditioner
turns on and off
rapidly.
Noise
when
unit
is cooling.
Unit recently turned
on in hot room. Allow
additional time to remove "stored
heat"
from walls,
ceiling, floor and furniture.
Dirty air filter --
air restricted. Clean air filter.
Outside temperature
extremely
hot. Set FAN on high speed to bring
air past cooling coils more
frequently.
Air movement sound. This is normal. If too loud, turn selector to lower FAN-setting.
Sound of fan hitting water-moisture
removal system. This is normal when
humidity
is high. Close
doors, windows
and registers.
Window
vibration
--
poor installation.
Refer to installation
instructions
or check with
installer.
Water
dripping
INSIDE-when
unit
is
Improper
installation.
Tilt air conditioner
slightly to the outside to allow water drainage.
Refer to
cooling,
installation
instructions --
check with
installer.
Water
dripping
OUTSIDE-when
unit is
Unit
removing
large quantity
of
moisture
from
humid
room. This is normal
during excessively
cooling,
humid days.
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