Whirlpool ACPS82 User's Manual

AIR
CONDITIONER
Model: ACPS82,
ACW082
Contents
Page
Cleaning
Filter
PARTSAND
FEATURES
Annual Maintenance.
BEFORE YOU USE YOUR
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AIR CONDITIONER.
Do-It-Yourself Maintenance
3
Energy Saving TIPS
Oilinq The Fan Motor.
HOW TO START & USE
IF YOU NEED SERVICE
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YOUR AIR CONDITIONER
OR ASSISTANCE
3
To Start Your Air Conditioner
1, Before Calling For Assistance
Using Exhaust Vent Control
4
2. If You Need Assistance
4
Changing Air Direction
3. If You Need Service
CLEANING 81 CARING FOR YOUR
4. If You Have A Problem
5
AIR CONDITIONER.
5. If You Need FSP”
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Cleanrng Front Panel
Replacement Parts
c 1967 Whirlpool Corporation
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Parts and Features
Copy your Model and
Serial Numbers here.. .
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.
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BEFORE YOU USE YOUR
AIR CONDITIONER
Read and carefully
follow the “INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS”
included with your air conditioner.
Read this Use & Care Guide carefully for important use
and safety information. Save it for future use in case
you may have a question or move the air conditioner.
It is your responsibility to make sure
that your air conditioner:
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Has been properly
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Is the right size for the area you want to cool.
SERIAL LABEL
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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.
Model Number
Date
Service Company
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Has been properly connected
to electrical
supply and grounded.
(See INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS.)
Is properly used only for the job for which it was
designed.
Is not used by anyone
properly.
Is properly
unable
to operate
maintained.
To remove the Consumer Buy Guide label and energy
rating label lift one edge and pull straight off.
To remove any remaining glue:
1. Rub briskly with thumb to make a ball, then remove.
-OR2. Soak area with a lrquid hand dishwashing detergent
before removing glue as described in step 1.
Serial Number
Purchase
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installed.
Name and Telephone
Number
it
Keep air filter clean. Don’t block air flow with
drapes or furniture.
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.
Ventilate attic (high temperature
normal cooling load).
Try not to use heat producing appliances during
the hottest part of the day. Turn lights, radios,
televisions, and other appliances off when not
needed.
Energy Saving Tips
. Improve home insulation (seal doors, wrndows,
and close fireplace flue).
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levels add to
Keep heat registers and cool air returns closed
or blocked off so cooled air won’t escape.
Close blinds or drapes on sunny side of house.
Add window awnings.
HOW TO STA .RT AND USE
YOUR AIR CdBNDITIONER
To start Your Air Conditioner
1. Set the EXHAUST VENT CONTROL
for best cooling results.
2. Set the FAN SPEED CONTROL
setting.
NOTE: Be sure air conditioner
control is set to
UNIT OFF before plugging in the unit.
QUIET COOL.
MAX COOL
FAN ONLY
EXHAUSTVENT
CONTROL
FAN SPEED
CONTROL
to CLOSED
to the desired
.for sleeping comfort
.for maximum cooling
for air circulation onlv
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. Lower the thermostat for less cooling. You
will need to experiment to find the setting which suits
you best.
THERMOSTAT
compressor
(motor)
may
__
shut
before restarting the air conditioner
compressor back on.
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off. When
.
the 1
or turning the
Using the Exhaust Vent Control
This control setting can be used to draw stale smoky
air from the room, or to circulate air in the room without
cooling.
1. To exhaust
room air
Set control to OPEN. Set FAN SPEED
CONTROL to desired setting. Set the fan
control to FAN ONLY if no cooling is desired.
Changing Air Direction
The louvers in the grille area at the top of the air
conditioner control the direction 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.
NOTE: Make sure the Exhaust
returned to the CLOSED setting
room air circulation
is desired.
Vent control
when cooling
is
or
2. To circulate room air
Set control to CLOSED. Set FAN SPEED
CONTROL to FAN ONLY if no cooling is
desired.
Cleaning
ana Caring
fur
Cleaning
Yuur
Air Conditioner
Filter
Air Conditioner
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.
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.
1. Remove front panel from unit. (Follow instructions
under “Cleaning Front Panel”.) Remove filter from
plastic front frame, by removing elastic band which
holds it in place.
Cleaning Front Panel
Remove the front panel from unit for cleaning. Press
down at top edge of the front as shown below.
When the front moves away from top of cabinet, pull
top of front toward you.
Lift up and away from the bottom spring clips.
2. Clean fiker, using a vacuum cleaner.
-OR3. If very dirty, wash filter with warm water and mild
detergent. Air dry thoroughly before replacing.
4. Replace elastic band.
Annual Maintenance for Your
Air Conditioner
Your air conditioner needs annual maintenance to help
insure steady, top performance throughout the year.
Call the service
dealer to:
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4. Remove and clean filter (follow instructrons
Cleaning Air Conditioner Falter).
under
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company
recommended
Inspect and clean the coils and condensate
passages.
by your
water
Check fan and oil the fan motor
(The compressor
is sealed and needs no oiling.)
5. Clean front panel using a soft cloth with warm water
and mild soap or detergent. Rinse and dry. Replace
filter.
Expense
of
responsibili?y.
6. Wipe control panel clean wrth a soft dry cloth.
Do-It-Yourself
7. Replace front panel.
If you are familiar with electrical appliances you can
do the cleaning and maintenance yourself. If you decide
to go ahead, follow these steps.
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annual
inspection
is customer’s
Maintenance
Remove front panel. (See page 5.)
Pull control
control plate
knobs
straight
off.
Remove
the
Oiling the Fan Motor
Remove the green ground wire. It is attached with
a screw located on the bottom left side under the
control plate (Save the screw to reattach wire.)
control box and
Wrap the motor, electrical
compressor 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
serious problems.
Remove unit from cabinet. (Follow instructions under
“Do-It-Yourself
Maintenance”.)
Oil the fan motor following instructions on the fan
motor. To add oil, pull out the oil hole plug at each
end of the motor. (See Figure below.) Use SAE
number 20 non-detergent oil. An easy to use oneounce capsule of especially recommended oil can
be ordered from your dealer. (Part no. 10943).
Replace the plugs to keep dirt from motor bearings.
5. Carefully clean and hose out the base, coils and
condensate pans. Clean at least once a year, or
more often if the condenser coils and pans collect
dirt, sand, leaves, insects or algae. Also, clean if you
detect an odor coming from the air conditioner. (A
good time to oil the motor is when you already have
the cabinet open. See instructions that follow.)
Replace
unit
In cabinet.
6. Remove plastic film from motor and electrical parts.
7. Replace unit In cabinet.
8. Reattach
ground
and knobs.
wire.
Replace
control
plate
9. Replace front panel.
OIL PLUGS
NOTE: It is best to wait 24 hours before starting the
unit again. This allows all areas to dry out. (The water
from ralnfall or from normal operation does not harm
these components.)
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If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these five steps:
1.
Before calling for assistance
3.
Performance problems often result from little things you
can find and fix yourself without tools of any kind.
If you need service*...
Whirlpool has a nationwide network of franchis-
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Air
1,
2.
3.
4.
conditioner
won’t run
Is unit plugged into a live circuit with proper voltage?
Is switch turned on?
Is thermostat set correctly?
Have you checked your home’s main fuses or
circuit breaker box?
5. Has the time-delay fuse blown?
6. Has the local power failed?
are trained to fulfill the
product warranty and pro
vide after-warranty ser1 FRANCHISED
SERVICE
vice, anywhere in the
United States. To locate
TECH-CARE service in
your area. Call our COOL-LINE service assistance
telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone
directory Yellow Pages under
Unit blows fuses:
1. Are time-delay fuses being used?
2. Is an extension cord being used? (Do not use an
extension cord to run your air conditioner.)
3. Are you waiting two minutes after turning cooling
circuit off before trying to restart unit?
APPLIANCES.
HOUSEHOLD
MAJOR - SERVICE 8 REPAIR
ELECTRICAL
APPLIANCES
MAJOR - REPAIRING
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OR
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.
WHIRLPOOL APPLiANCES
FRANCHISED TECH CARE SER”,CE
WHIRLPOOL APPLIANCES
FRANCHISED TECH-CARE SER”lCE
SERWCE COMPA.N,ES
XYZ SER”lCE co
123 Maple
999.9999
SEFlWCE COMPANES
XX SERVICE co
123 Maple
999-9999
OR
WAs.HING MACHINES. DRYERS
8 IRONEAS -SERVICING
Operating sounds:
1. When your room air conditioner
is operating
normally, you will hear sounds such as:
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Droplets of water hitting the condenser, causing
a “pinging
or “clicking” sound. Water droplets
help to cool the condenser.
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Air movement from the fan, especially on high fan
speed settrng.
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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.
4. If you have a problem*...
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 Stanlev
Division Vice President
Whirlpool Corporation
2000 M 63
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
FSP
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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 trained Consultants. The
consultant can instruct you in how to obtain satisfactory
operation from your appliance
or, if service is
necessary, recommend a qualified service company in
your area.
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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.
*If you must call or write, please provide: model
number, serial number, date of purchase,
and a
complete description
of the problem. This information is needed in order to better respond to your request
for assistance.
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WHIRLPOOL
ROOM AIR CONDITIONER
WARRANTY
LENGTH OF WARRANTY
FULL ONE-YEAR
WARRANTY
From Date of Purchase
FULL FIVE-YEAR
WARRANTY
From Date of Purchase
WHIRLPOOL
WILL PAY FOR
FSP@ replacement
defects in materials
parts and repair labor to correct
or workmanship.
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1 FSP replacement parts and repair labor to correct
defects in materials or workmanship in the sealed
refrigeration system. These parts are:
1. Compressor
4. Drier-Strainer
2. Evaporator
5 Connecting tubing
3. Condenser
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.
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Service under the full warranties
must be provided by a franchised
TECH-CAREm
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 may apply. For details, please contact your franchised
Whirlpool distributor or military exchange.
Home 5 Appliances
Part Number
1155971 Rev.
c‘ 1987 Whirlpool Corporation
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Printed in U.S.A.