Whirlpool AC1 352 User's Manual

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AIR
CONDITIONER
Model: AC1 352
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Contents
Page
Page
PARTS AND FEATURES
BEFOREYOU
USEYOUR
AIR CONDITIONER.
Energy
Saving
Cleanrng
Cleaning
2
2
.3
Tips
Using
Your
Energy
Oiling
Control
Using Fresh Air/Exhaust
Changing
Air Direction
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.6
6
6
The Fan Motor
IF YOU NEED SERVICE
OR ASSISTANCE
Air Conditioner
Saver
5
Panel
Annual Marntenance
Do-It-Yourself
Maintenance
HOW TO START 8, USE
YOUR AIR CONDITIONER.
To Start
Front
Filter
1. Before
Control
Calling
2. If You Need
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1987
Parts and features
Copy your Model and
Serial Numbers here.. .
Whirlpool
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Assrstance
4. If You Have
A Problem
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5. If You Need
Replacement
FSP’
Parts
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3. If You
CLEANING 81 CARING FOR YOUR
AIR CONDITIONER.
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For Assistance
Need
Service
Corporation
BEFORE YOU USE YOUR
AIR CONDITIONER
Read and carefully
follow the “INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS”
included with your air conditioner.
When you need service or call with a question,
have this information
ready.
1. complete
Model
and
Serial
Numbers.
To find Model and Serial Numbers
remove
the front panel (see page 5). The numbers
are located
on a label attached
to the
evaporator
coil cover near the top of the unit.
It is your responsibility to make sure
that your air conditioner:
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Has been
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Is the right size for the area
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2.
Purchase
date from sales slip.
Copy this information
in the spaces below.
Keep
this
book,
your
INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS,
and
your
sales
slip
together
in a handy place.
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Model Number
properly
Is properly
designed.
Service Company
Name and Telephone
Number
to cool.
used only for the job for which
Is not used
properly.
Is properly
by
anyone
unable
it was
to operate
maintained.
To remove
Date
you want
Has been
properly
connected
to electrical
supply
and grounded.
(See INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS.)
To remove the Consumer
ratrng label lrft one edge
Serial Number
Purchase
installed.
Buy Gurde label and energy
and pull straight off.
any remaining
glue:
1. Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball, then
remove.
-or2. Soak area with a liqurd hand dishwashrng
detergent
before removing glue as described
in step 1.
It
Do not use rubbing alchol or flammable toxic
solvents, such as acetone, gasoline carbon
tetrachloride,
etc. These can damage the
material. Do not use a sharp instrument or any
harsh or abrasive cleaners.
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Improve home insulation
and close fireplace
flue).
Close blrnds
Add wrndow
or drapes
awnrngs.
Ventilate
attrc
normal cooling
Don’t
block
(high temperature
load).
air flow
levels
with
add to
Try not to use heat producing
applrances
during
the hottest part of the day. Turn lights, radios,
televrsions,
and other applrances
off when not
needed.
Energy Saving Tips
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Keep air filter clean.
drapes or furnrture.
(seal
on sunny
doors,
wrndows.
side of house.
Keep heat registers
and cool air returns closed
or blocked off so cooled air won’t escape.
Use a vent fan in areas In cooking,
laundry or
bathing areas to pull out extra heat and moisture
near its source.
HOW TO START AND USE
YOUR AIR CONDITIONER
To start Your Air Conditioner
1. Set the FRESH AIR/EXHAUST
for maximum
cooling.
2. Set the FAN SPEED
setting.
QUIET COOL.
REGULAR COOL
MAX COOL
FAN ONLY
FAN SPEED
CONTROL
ENERGYSAVER
CONTROL
THERMOSTAT
CONTROL to OFF
CONTROL
to the
desired
for sleeping
comfort
.for normal cooling
.for maximum
cooling
.for air circulation
only
3. Turn THERMOSTAT CONTROL to the mid (Number
6) setting.
You can adjust the air conditioner’s
cooling
performance
by resetting
the thermostat
control to a higher number for maximum
cooling.
You will need to experiment
to find the setting which
suits you best.
When lowenng
the thermostat
control setting, the
compressor
(motor)
may shut off. When
the
compressor
is turned off with either the fan speed
control or the thermostat
control, wait 2-3 minutes
before restarting
the air conditioner
or turning the
compressor
back on.
Using the Energy Saver Control
1. Choose the desired fan setting-either
FAN or NORM FAN.
AUTO FAN....will
save energy when
2. To bring in outside
AUTO
normal
cooling
and moisture
removal
are not
needed. The fan will cycle on and off as the
thermostat
turns the compressor
on and off.
This saves the cost of electrical
energy that
would be used to run the fan continuously.
It is normal for the fan to turn on and off in
the AUTO FAN setting. The amount of time
the unit will be off depends
on room
temperature
and thermostat
setting.
air
Set control to FRESH AIR. Set FAN SPEED
CONTROL
to desired setting. Set the fan control to FAN ONLY if no cooling is desired.
NOTE: Energy efficiency
is decreased
when
operating in either EXHAUST or FRESH AIR and
cooling at the same time.
Make sure the FRESH AIR/EXHAUST control is
returned to the OFF setting when only cooling
is desired.
AUTO FAN is not suitable
when the weather
is extremely
warm or humid or when there are
several people in the room.
NORM FAN....the
though
on and
humid
cooled
fan runs all the time even
the thermostat will turn the compressor
off. Use NORM FAN during warm or
weather and for rooms that need to be
constantly.
Using the Fresh Air/Exhaust
Control
This control setting can be used to draw stale smoky
air from the room, or to draw fresh air from the outside
into the room.
1. To exhaust
room air
Set control to EXHAUST. Set FAN SPEED
CONTROL
to desired setting. Set the fan control to FAN ONLY if no cooling is desired.
3. To circulate
room air
Set control to OFF. Set FAN SPEED
to FAN ONLY
CONTROL
Changing Air Direction
The louvers
in the grille area
conditioner
control the direction
Cleaning of Front Panel
at the top of the air
of the cooled air.
1. The tabs at the bottom
of the grille
can be
moved to the right, left or straight ahead. Move the
tabs in the direction in which you want the air to flow.
1. Remove
down
the front panel from unit for cleaning. Press
at top edge of the front as shown below.
2. When the front moves away from top of cabinet,
top of front
toward
3. Lift up and away from the bottom
2. Air flow can also be directed up or down. Move the
tab in the center
louver in the desired
air flow
direction.
4. Remove
cleaning
pull
you.
and clean filter (follow
air conditioner
filter.)
spring
clips.
instructions
under
5. Clean front panel using a soft cloth with warm water
and mild soap or detergent.
filter.
6. Wipe control panel clean
7. Replace front panel.
Rinse and dry. Replace
with
a soft dry cloth.
CAUTION: Do not use cleaning fluid, solvents,
abrasive cleaners, or strong detergents.
They
may damage parts.
Cleaning Air Conditioner
Filter
The filter is cleanable.
A clean filter helps remove dust,
lint and other particles
from the air. Check every two
weeks to see if filter needs cleaning.
1. Remove
control panel from unit. (Follow instructions
under “Cleaning
of Front Panel”.)
Remove
filter
from plastic front frame, by removing
elastic band
which holds it in place.
Cleaning and Caring for Your
Air Conditioner
Proper use and care of your air conditioner
will help
insure longer life and lower operating
costs. Follow
these instructions
carefully
or call your dealer for an
annual checkup.
a vacuum cleaner.
-OR3. If very dirty. wash filter with warm water and mild
detergent.
Air dry thoroughly
before replacing.
6. Remove
4. Replace
6. Reattach
knobs.
2. Clean
filter,
using
elasttc
band.
Your air conditioner
needs annual maintenance
to help
insure steady, top performance
throughout
the year.
Call the service
dealer to:
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company
Inspect and clean
passages.
Check
recommended
the coils
by
and condensate
in
ground
front
cabinet.
wire.
Replace
(See
control
parts.
Installation
plate
and
panel.
NOTE: It IS best to wait 24 hours before starting the
unit agarn. This allows all areas to dry out. (The water
from rainfall or from normal operation
does not harm
these components.)
your
water
Oiling the Fan Motor
fan and oil the fan motor.
(The compressor
Expense
of
responsrbilrty.
IS sealed
annual
and needs
inspection
no orlrng.)
IS customer’s
Maintenance
If you are familiar with electrrcal
appliances
you can
do the cleaning and maintenance
yourself. If you decide
to go ahead, follow these steps.
front
Pull control
plate.
Remove unit from cabinet (follow
Do-It-Yourself
Maintenance.)
under
panel
knobs
(See
straight
page
rnstructrons
on the fan
motor. To add oil, pull out the 011 hole plug at each
end of the motor. (See Figure below.)
Use SAE
number 20 OI! or an easy to use one-ounce
capsule
of especially
recommended
011can be ordered from
your dealer. (Part no. 10943).
5.).
off. Remove
the control
Rem&e
the green ground wrre. It IS attached
with
a screw located on the bottom left side under the
control plate. (Save the screw to reattach the wire.)
Wrap
the
compressor
instructions
011 the fan motor following
Do-It-Yourself
Remove
film from motor and electrical
7. Replace
unit
Instructions.)
9. Replace
Annual Maintenance for Your
Air Conditioner
plastic
OIL PLUGS
motor,
electrical
control
box and
terminals
box In plastic film and make
sure no water or other liquid gets inside any of
these parts. It would damage insulation and cause
3. Replace
the plugs to keep dirt from motor bearings.
serrous
4. Replace
untt in cabinet.
problems.
5. Carefully
clean and hose out the base, coils and
condensate
pans. Clean at least once a year. or
more often if the condenser
COIIS and pans collect
dirt, sand, leaves, insects or algae. Also, clean if you
detect an odor coming from the arr condrtroner.
(A
good ttme to 011the motor IS when you already have
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the cabinet open. See instructions
that follow.)
If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these five steps:
1.
Before calling for assistance
3.
If you need service*...
Whirlpool has a nationwide network of franchis-
Performance
problems often result from little things you
can find and fix yourself
without tools of any kind.
Air conditioner
won’t
run
1. Is unit plugged into a live circuit with proper voltage?
2. Is switch turned on?
set correctly?
3. Is thermostat
4. Have you checked
your home’s
main fuses or
circuit breaker box?
fuse blown?
5. Has the time-delay
6. Has the local power failed?
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United States.
TECH-CARE
your area. Call our COOL-LINE
service
telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your
directory Yellow Pages under
Unn mows ruses:
1. Are time-delay
2. Is an extension
extension
fuses being used?
cord beino used? (Do not use an
cooling
OR
WHIRLPOCJL APPLIANCES
FRANCHISED TECH CARE SERVICE
SERVCE COMPANlES
XYZ SERVlCE co
999.9999
123 Maple
Unit turns on and off, or does not cool room:
1. Is filter clean?
2. Are coils clean (both evaporator
[inside] and condenser [outside])?
3. Is there excessive
moisture
or heat (open vessel
cooking,
showers,
etc.)?
4. Try setting fan to higher speed.
5. Try setting thermostat
to a cooler setting.
Operating
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FRANCHISED TECH CARE SERVICE
SERWCE COMPANES
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999~99%
sounds:
4. If you have a problem*...
is operating
such as:
9 Droplets of water hitting the condenser,
causing
a “pinging”
or “clicking”
sound. Water droplets
help to cool the condenser.
9 Air movement from the fan, especially on high fan
speed setting.
. Clicks from the thermostat
cycle.
2. Sounds also may be caused by house construction
- such as vibration
of the unit due to wall construction or unsteady
window
mounting
area.
1. When
ELECTRICAL
APPLIANCES
MAJOR - REPAIRING
& PARTS
APPLIANCES
- HOUSEHOLD
MAJOR - SERVICE 8 REPAIR
cord to run your air conditioner.)
3. Are you waiting two minutes after turning
circuit off before trying to restart unit?
To locate
service
in
assistance
telephone
your
normally,
room
air
conditioner
you will hear sounds
Call our COOL-LINE
service
assistance
telephone
number (see Step 2) and talk with one of our Consultants,
or if you prefer, write to:
Mr. Robert Stanley
Division Vice President
Whirlpool
Corporation
2000 M-63
Benton
0
Ml 49022
FSP
5.
2. If you need assistance*. . .
CAII Whirlpool
COOL-LINE@
service assistance
telephone
number.
Dial free from anywhere
in
the U.S.:
1-800-253-l 301
and talk with one of our
sultant can instruct you
operation
from
your
necessary,
recommend
your area.
Harbor,
If you need FSP@
replacement parts*. . .
FSP is a registered
trademark
of Whirlpool Corporation
for quality
parts.
Look for this symbol
of quality
whenever
you need a replacement
part for your
Whirlpool appliance.
FSP replacement
parts will fit right
and work right, because
they are made to the same
exacting
specifications
used to build every
new
Whirlpool
appliance.
To locate FSP replacement
parts in your area, refer
to Step 3 above or call the Whirlpool
COOL-LINE
service assistance
number in Step 2.
trained Consultants.
The conin how to obtain satisfactory
appliance
or, if service
is
a qualified service company in
‘If
you
number,
complete
must
call
or write,
serial number,
description
please
information
is needed in order to better
request for assistance.
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provide:
date of purchase,
of the problem.
respond
model
and a
This
to your
WHIRLPOOL
ROOM AIR CONDI’I’IONER
WARRANTY
WHIRLPOOL
LENGTH OF WARRANTY
FULL ONE-YEAR
WARRANTY
From
Date
FSP@
defects
Date
parts and repair
or workmanship.
labor
to correct
of Purchase
I
FULL FIVE-YEAR
WARRANTY
From
WILL PAY FOR
replacement
in materials
FSP replacement
parts and repair labor to correct
defects in materials
or workmanship
in the sealed
refrigeration
system. These parts are:
4. Drier-Strainer
1. Compressor
5 Connecting
tubing
2. Evaporator
3. Condenser
of Purchase
WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR
A. Service calls to:
1. Correct the installation
of the air conditioner.
2. Instruct you how to use the air conditioner.
3. Replace
house fuses or correct house wiring.
4. Clean or replace air filter.
B. Pick up and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home.
C. Damage to the air conditioner
caused by accident,
misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or
use of products
not approved
by Whirlpool.
D. The removal and reinstallation
of the air conditioner
if it is installed
in an overhead
or
other inaccessible
location or not installed
in accordance
with published
installation
instructions.
Service
under
the full warranties
must be provided
by a franchised
TECH-CARE”
service
company.
WHIRLPOOL
CORPORATION
SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow the exclusion
or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages
so this limitation
or exclusion
may not apply to you. This warranty
gives you specific legal rights, and
you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Outside the United States, a different warranty
Whirlpool
distributor
or military exchange.
may apply.
For details,
please
contact
your franchised
Whirlnool
Home
Part Number
ZI 1987
% Appliances
1155963 Rev. A
Whirlpool
Corporation
Printed
in U.S.A.