Frigidaire 819042150-01 Air Conditioner User Manual

USE & CARE MANUAL
THIS AIR CONDITIONER IS EQUIPPED WITH A NEW INDUSTRY
STANDARD POWER SUPPLY CORD WITH A TEST-RESET FUNCTION
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AIR CONDITIONER
MULTI-STEP SPEED ELECTRONIC CONTROLS
P/N:819042150-01
ROOM AIR CONDITIONER WARRANTY
Your product is protected by this warranty
Your appliance is warranted by Electrolux. Electrolux has authorized Frigidaire Consumer Services and their authorized servicers to
perform service under this warranty. Electrolux authorizes no one else to change or add to any of these obligations under this
warranty. Any obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Frigidaire Consumer Services or an
authorized Frigidaire servicer.
FRIGIDAIRE, THROUGH ITS
AUTHORIZED SERVICERS, WILL
WARRANTY
FULL five years in
h o m e w a r r a n t y.
Five years from
original purchase
date.
THE CONSUMER WILL BE
RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Pay all costs for repairing and replacing Costs of service calls which are listed
parts of this appliance which prove to be under Normal Responsibilities of the
defective in materials or workmanship. Consumer.
*NORMAL
RESPONSIBILITIES
OF THE CONSUMER
This warranty applies only to products in ordinary household use, and the consumer is
responsible for the items listed below.
1. Proper use of the appliance in accordance with instructions provided with the product.
2. Proper installation by an authorized servicer in accordance with instructions provided with the
appliance and in accordance with all local plumbing, electrical and/or gas codes.
3. Proper connection to a grounded power supply of sufficient voltage, replacement of blown fuses,
repair of loose connections or defects in house wiring.
4. Expenses for making the appliance accessible for servicing, such as removal of trim, cupboards,
shelves, etc., which are not a part of the appliance when it was shipped from the factory.
5. Damages to finish after installation.
6. Expenses associated with removal and reinstallation of the product.
EXCLUSIONS
This warranty does not cover the following:
1. CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES SUCH AS PROPERTY DAMAGE AND INCIDENTAL
EXPENSES RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF THIS WRITTEN OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY.
Note: Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so
this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
2. Service calls which do not involve malfunction or defects in workmanship or material, or for appliances
not in ordinary household use. The consumer shall pay for such service calls.
3. Damages caused by services performed by persons other than authorized Frigidaire servicers; use
of parts other than Frigidaire Genuine Renewal Parts; obtained from persons other than such
servicers; or external causes such as abuse, misuse, inadequate power supply or acts of God.
4. Products with original serial numbers that have been removed or altered and cannot be readily
determined.
IF YOU NEED SERVICE Keep your bill of sale, delivery slip, or some other appropriate payment record. The date on the bill
establishes the warranty period should service be required. If service is performed, it is in your best
interest to obtain and keep all receipts. This written warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may
also have other rights that vary from state to state. Service under this warranty must be obtained by
following these steps, in order:
1. Contact Frigidaire Consumer Services or an authorized Frigidaire servicer.
2. If there is a question as to where to obtain service, contact our Consumer Relations Department at::
Frigidaire
P.O. Box 212378
Augusta, GA 30917
800-444-4944
Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice. All warranties are made by Electrolux.
This warranty applies only in the 50 states of the U.S.A., Puerto Rico and Canada.
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Product Registration
Record Your Model and Serial Numbers
Record in the space provided below the model and serial numbers. On all models, the serial
plate is located on the outside of the interior bulkhead left side.
Model Number
Serial Number
Register Your Product
The self-addressed PRODUCT REGISTRATION CARD should be filled in completely,
signed and returned to the Frigidaire Company.
Contents
NOTE: This USE & CARE MANUAL
provides specific operating instructions
for your model. Use the room air
conditioner only as instructed in this
USE & CARE MANUAL. These
instructions are not meant to cover
every possible condition and situation
that may occur. Common sense and
caution must be practiced when
installing, operating, and maintaining
any appliance.
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Warranty
3
Product Registration
3
Normal Sounds
4
Important Safety Instructions
4
Energy Saving Ideas
5
Operation of Current Device
5-9
Air Conditioner Features
10
Care and Cleaning
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Avoid Service Checklist
Normal Sounds
High Pitched Chatter
Today's high efficiency compressors
may have a high pitched chatter
during the cooling cycle.
Vibration
Unit may vibrate and make noise
because of poor wall or window
construction or incorrect installation.
Sound of Rushing Air
At the front of the unit, you may
hear the sound of rushing air
being moved by the fan.
Gurgle/Hiss
Pinging or Swishing
“Gurgling or hissing” noise may be heard
due to refrigerant passing through the
evaporator during normal operation.
Droplets of water hitting the
condenser during normal
operation may cause “pinging
or swishing” sounds.
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Read all instructions before using this air conditioner.
Important Safety
Instructions
! NOTE
The power supply cord with
this air conditioner contains a current
detection device designed to reduce the
risk of fire.
Please refer to the section ‘Operation of
Current Device’ for details.
In the event that the power supply cord is
damaged, it cannot be repaired it must be
replaced with a cord from the Product
Manufacturer.
! WARNING Avoid fire hazard or
electric shock. Do not use an extension
cord or an adaptor plug. Do not remove
any prong from the power cord.
Grounding type wall
receptacle
Do not, under any
circumstances, cut,
remove, or bypass
the grounding prong.
Power supply cord
with 3-prong grounding
plug and current
detection device
! WARNING For Your Safety
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in
the vicinity of this or any other appliance. Read product labels for
flammability and other warnings.
! WARNING Prevent Accidents
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when
using your air conditioner, follow basic precautions, including the
following:
Be sure the electrical service is adequate for the model you have
chosen. This information can be found on the serial plate, which is
located on the side of the cabinet and behind the grille.
If the air conditioner is to be installed in a window, you will probably
want to clean both sides of the glass first. If the window is a triple-track
type with a screen panel included, remove the screen completely
before installation.
Be sure the air conditioner has been securely and correctly installed
according to the separate installation instructions provided with this
manual. Save this manual and the installation instructions for
possible future use in removing or reinstalling this unit.
When handling the air conditioner, be careful to avoid cuts from sharp
metal fins on front and rear coils.
! WARNING Electrical Information
The complete electrical rating of your new room air conditioner is stated
on the serial plate. Refer to the rating when checking the electrical
requirements.
Be sure the air conditioner is properly grounded. To minimize shock
and fire hazards, proper grounding is important. The power cord is
equipped with a three-prong grounding plug and a current leakage
detection device for protection against shock & firehazards.
Your air conditioner must be used in a properly grounded wall
receptacle. If the wall receptacle you intend to use is not adequately
grounded or protected by a time delay fuse or circuit breaker, have a
qualified electrician install the proper receptacle.
Do not run air conditioner with outside protective cover in place. This
could result in mechanical damage within the air conditioner.
Do not use an extension cord or an adapter plug.
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Do not block inside air flow with blinds, curtains or furniture; or
outside with shrubs, enclosures, or other buildings.
The capacity of the room air conditioner must fit the room size for
efficient and satisfactory operation.
Install the room air conditioner on the shady side of your home. A
window that faces north is best because it is shaded most of the day.
Close the fireplace damper, floor and wall registers so cool air does
not escape up the chimney and into the duct work.
Keep blinds and drapes in other windows closed during the sunniest
part of the day.
Clean the air filter as recommended in the section “Care and Cleaning”
Proper insulation and weather stripping in your home will help keep
warm air out and cool air in.
External house shading with trees, plants or awnings will help reduce
the air conditioner work load.
Operate heat producing appliances such as ranges, washers, dryers
and dishwashers during the coolest part of the day.
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! WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before operating this appliance.
Operation of Current
Device
The power supply cord contains a current device that senses damage to the power cord. To
test your power supply cord do the following:
1. Plug in the Air Conditioner.
2. The power supply cord will have TWO buttons on the plug head. Press the TEST button.
You will notice a click as the RESET button pops out.
3. Press the RESET button. Again you will notice a click as the button engages.
4. The power supply cord is now supplying electricity to the unit. (On some products this is
also indicated by a light on the plug head).
NOTES:
Do not use this device to turn the unit on or off.
Always make sure the RESET button is pushed in for correct operation.
The power supply cord must be replaced if it fails to reset when either the TEST button is
pushed, or it cannot be reset. A new one can be obtained from the product manufacturer.
If power supply cord is damaged, it CANNOT be repaired. It MUST be replaced by one
obtained from the product manufacturer.
Air Conditioner
Features
ELECTRONIC CONTROL OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Before you begin, thoroughly familiarize yourself with the control panel and remote as
shown below and all its functions, then follow the symbol for the functions you desire.
The unit can be controlled by the control panel alone or with the remote.
REMOTE CONTROL
CONTROL PANEL
AUTO COOL
FEATURE
SLEEP
MODE
SETS FAN
SPEEDS
CHECK FILTER
RESET BUTTON
TURNS UNIT
ON OR OFF
Temp/Timer
LIGHT
SETS
FAN
SPEEDS
ADJUSTS
TEMPERATURE
OR TIME
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
SETS
MODE
ACTIVATES
TIMER
SETS MODE ADJUSTS
TEMPERATURE
OR TIME
ACTIVATES
TIMER
TURNS UNIT
ON OR OFF
Battery Size: AA
WARNING: Do Not Mix Old And New Batteries.
Do Not Mix Alkaline, Standard (Carbon-Zinc),
Or Rechargeable (Nickel-Cadmium) Batteries.
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Air Conditioner Features
NOTE: The following instructions represent the Control Panel, the same
instructions can be used for the Remote Control.
(continued)
YOU WILL SEE:
TO TURN UNIT ON:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
DO THIS:
PRESS ON/
OFF PAD
TO CHANGE TEMPERATURE
SETTING:
YOU WILL SEE:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
Fan
Slower
DO THIS:
PRESS TO
RAISE
PRESS TO
LOWER
TO ADJUST FAN SPEEDS:
Fan
Faster
NOTE: Tap or hold either up( ) or down ( ) button until the
desired temperature is seen on the display. This temperature
will be automatically maintained anywhere between 60 F(15 )
and 90 F(32 ). If you want the display to read the actual room
temperature. See “ To Operate on Fan Only” section on Page
7.
YOU WILL SEE:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
Fan
Slower
DO THIS:
PRESS TO
SELECT:
FASTER
SLOWER
Fan
Faster
A 2 Digit Display is used to indicate the Fan Speed setting, from
10 through 99. When the “ SLOW” button is pressed, the motor
speed will slow down at multiple intervals (90 distinct settings),
to a minimum setting of 10. To speed the motor up, press the
“ FASTER” button. The speed will increase at multiple intervals
to a maximum setting of 99. After 5 seconds the control will
automatically change back to displaying the set temperature.
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Air Conditioner Features
(continued)
TO USE AUTO COOL FEATURE:
YOU WILL SEE:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
LIGHT ON
DO THIS:
PRESS AUTO
COOL
TO OPERATE ON FAN ONLY:
NOTE: Fan starts at High Speed and adjusts to a slower speed
as the room temperature dictates. For example if the room does
not get too warm, it will stay at the slowest speed. If the room
temperature rises quickly, such as a door being opened, it will
automatically go to the highest speed. The fan speeds will
re-adjust back to the slowest speed as the room returns to the
original set temperature. Press either the fan slower or fan
faster button to adjust the fan speed manually.
YOU WILL SEE:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
LIGHT ON
Fan
Faster
DO THIS:
PRESS
MODE
BUTTON,
CHOOSE
FAN
TO USE THE ENERGY SAVER FEATURE:
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
NOTE: Use this function only when cooling is not desired, such
as for room air circulation or to exhaust stale air. (Remember to
open vent during this function, but keep it closed during cooling
for maximum cooling efficiency.) You can choose any fan speed
you prefer.
During this function, the display will show the actual room
temperature, not the set temperature as in the cooling mode.
YOU WILL SEE:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
DO THIS:
PRESS MODE BUTTON
CHOOSE ENERGY SAVER
LIGHT
ON
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
NOTE: In this mode, the fan will continue to run for 3 minutes
after the compressor shuts off. The fan then cycles on for 2
minutes at 10 minute intervals until the room temperature is
above the set temperature, at which time the compressor
turns back on and cooling starts.
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Air Conditioner Features
(continued)
TIMER: DELAY STOP/START FEATURE:
YOU WILL SEE:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
DO THIS:
PRESS TIMER
BUTTON
Fan
Faster
THEN DO THIS:
PRESS UP ( ) OR
DOWN ( ) BUTTON
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
LIGHT ON
NOTE: For Delay Stop, the unit must be in the ON position.
NOTE: For Delay Start, the unit must be in the OFF position. To adjust
timer setting, tap or hold the UP arrow (
) or the DOWN arrow (
) to
change delay timer at .5 hour increments, up to 10 hours, then at 1 hour
increments up to 24 hours. The control will count down the time
remaining until start (8, 7.5, 7,etc.). The Delay Start mode automatically
selects cooling at High Fan Speed. The temperature maintained will be
the same as previously set. To change the set temperature, press
"COOL " then Up or Down arrows until the desired temperature is
indicated on the display. After 5 seconds, the control will automatically
change the display back to the hours remaining until the unit will start/stop.
Turning the unit "ON" or "OFF" at any time will cancel the Delay Start/Stop
function.
SLEEP FEATURE:
YOU WILL SEE:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
LIGHT ON
DO THIS:
PRESS
SLEEP
BUTTON
NOTE: In this “ MODE “ the selected temperature will increase by 2 F 30
minutes after the mode is selected. The temperature will then increase by
another 2 F after an additional 30 minutes. This new temperature will be
maintained for 7 hours before it returns to the originally selected
temperature. This ends the “ Sleep “ MODE and the unit will continue to
operate as originally programmed. The “ Sleep” MODE program can be
cancelled at any time during operation by again pressing the “ Sleep”
button.
CHECK FILTER FEATURE:
YOU WILL SEE:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
LIGHT ON
NOTE: This feature is a reminder to clean the Air Filter (See Care and
Cleaning) for more efficient operation. The LED (light) will illuminate after
250 hours of operation. To reset after cleaning the filter, press the “Check
Filter ” button and the light will go off.
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Air Conditioner Features
(continued)
YOU WILL SEE:
TO TURN UNIT OFF:
Temp/Timer
Temp/Timer
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
DO THIS:
PRESS ON/
OFF BUTTON
ADDITIONAL THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Now that you have mastered the operating procedure, here are more features in your control that you should become
familiar with.
The “ Cool” circuit has an automatic 3 minute time delayed start if the unit is turned off and on quickly. This prevents
overheating of the compressor and possible circuit breaker tripping. The fan will continue to run during this time.
The control will maintain the set temperature within 2 F, between 60 F and 90 F degrees.
The control is capable of displaying temperature in degrees Fahrenheit or degrees Celsius. To convert from one to the
other and back, press and hold the “ TEMP/TIMER” Up ( ) and Down ( ) buttons together for 3 seconds.
Fresh Air Vent Control
Fresh Air Vent Control
The Fresh Air Vent allows the air conditioner to:
1.Recirculate inside air - Vent Closed (See Fig.1)
2.Draw fresh air into the room - Vent Open(See Fig.2)
3.Exchange air from the room and draws fresh air into the room - Vent
and Exhaust Open (See Fig.3)
Figure 1 (VENT CLOSED)
Figure 2 (VENT OPEN)
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Figure 3 (VENT &
EXHAUST OPEN)
4-Way Louvers
AUTO
AUTO
Fan
Slower
Fan
Faster
The 4-Way air directional louvers allow you to direct air flow up or
down, left or right throughout the room as needed. Rotate the auger
wheel until the desired left/right direction is obtained. Pivot
horizontal louvers until the desired up/down direction is obtained.
Care and Cleaning
Air Filter
Clean your air conditioner occasionally to keep it looking new. Be
sure to unplug the unit before cleaning to prevent shock or fire
hazards:
Air Filter Cleaning
The air filter should be checked at least once a month to see if
cleaning is necessary.
Trapped particles in the filter can build up and cause an accumulation
of frost on the cooling coils.
Open the front panel.
Grasp the filter by the center and pull up and out.
Wash the filter using liquid dishwashing detergent and warm
water. Rinse filter thoroughly. Gently shake excess water from the
filter. Be sure filter is thoroughly dry before replacing.
Or, instead of washing you may vacuum the filter clean.
Cabinet Cleaning
Be sure to unplug the air conditioner to prevent shock or fire
hazard. The cabinet and front may be dusted with an oil-free cloth
or washed with a cloth dampened in a solution of warm water and
mild liquid dishwashing detergent. Rinse thoroughly and wipe dry.
Never use harsh cleaner, wax or polish on the cabinet front.
Be sure to wring excess water from the cloth before wiping
around the controls. Excess water in or around the controls may
cause damage to the air conditioner.
Plug in air conditioner.
Winter Storage
If you plan to store the air conditioner during the winter, remove
it carefully from the window according to the installation
instructions. Cover it with plastic or return it to the original carton.
NOTE: To prevent rust or electrical connections from being
damaged, store air conditioner in an upright position and in a
dry place.
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Avoid Service Checklist
OCCURRENCE
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 workmanship or
materials in this appliance
SOLUTION
Air conditioner will not operate. Wall plug disconnected. Push plug firmly into wall outlet.
Current device tripped. Preset RESET button.
House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped. Replace fuse with time delay type or reset
circuit breaker.
Control is OFF. Turn control On and set to desired FAN or COOL setting.
Air from unit does not feel cold
enough.
Room temperature below 60 F (15 C). Cooling may not occur until room temperature
rises above 60 F (15 C).
Temperature sensor touching cold coil, located behind air filter. Straighten away
from coil
Reset to a lower temperature.
Compressor shut-off by changing modes. Wait approximately 3 minutes, and listen for
compressor to restart when set in the COOL mode.
Air conditioner cooling, but
room is too warm- ice forming
on cooling coil behind
decorative front.
Outdoor temperature below 60 F (15 C). To defrost the coil, set selector to FAN
position.
Air filter may be dirty. Clean filter. Refer to Care and Cleaning section. To defrost, set
selector to FAN ONLY mode..
Temperature is too low for night-time cooling. To defrost the coil, set to FAN ONLY
mode. Then, set temperature to a higher number.
Air conditioner cooling, but
room is too warm-NO ice
forming on cooling coil
behind decorative front.
Dirty air filter-air restricted. Clean air filter. Refer to Care and Cleaning section.
Temperature is too high. Set temperature to a lower number.
Vent set at OPEN position. Set vent at CLOSED position for maximum cooling.
Air direction louvers positioned improperly. Position louvers for better air distribution.
Front of unit is blocked 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.
Unit recently turned on in hot room, allow additional time to remove “ stored heat”
from walls, ceiling, floor and furniture.
Room too cold
Setting too low. Increase temperature setting.
Air conditioner turns on and
off rapidly.
Dirty air filter-air restricted. Clean air filter.
Outside temperature extremely hot. Set FAN speed to a faster setting to bring air
past cooling coils more frequently.
Noise when unit is cooling
Air movement sound. This is normal. If too loud, set to a slower 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 cooling.
Improper installation. Tilt air conditioner slightly to the outside to allow water
drainage. Refer to installation instructions -check with installer.
Water dripping OUTSIDE when
unit is cooling.
Unit removing large quantity of moisture from humid room. This is normal during
excessively humid days.
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