Frigidaire Fra093pt1 Use And Care Manual

Frigidaire Fra093pt1 Use And Care Manual

All about the

Use

&

Care

of your

Portable Air Conditioner

TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S

Important Safety Instructions ............................... 2

Product Registration .............................................

3

Normal Sounds .................................................... 3

Unit Description ................................................... 4

Accessories Included ............................................

4

Installation Instructions ........................................

5-6

Air Conditioner Features ......................................

7

Before You Call ................................................... 11

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Important Safety Instructions

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.

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

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.

If the air conditioner is to be installed in a window, you will probably want to clean both sides of the glass first.

Be sure the air conditioner has been securely and correctly installed according to the installation instructions in this manual. Save this manual for possible future use in removing or reinstalling this unit.

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

Electrical Information

The complete electrical rating of your new protable 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 for protection against shock hazards.

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 without 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.

READ THIS SECTION BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO OPERATE AIR CONDITIONER.

Unit must be upright for one hour prior to operating.

Plug in & press RESET

The power supply cord contains a current device that senses damage to the power cord. To test your power supply cord do the following:

Plug in the Air Conditioner.

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.

Press the RESET button. Again you will notice a click as the button engages.

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).

NOTE:

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.

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Product Registration & Normal Sounds

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 side of the cabinet.

Model No.

Serial No.

Register Your Product

The self-addressed PRODUCT REGISTRATION CARD should be filled in completely, signed and returned to the Frigidaire Company.

Normal Sounds

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

“Gurgling or hissing” noise may be heard due to refrigerant passing through evaporator during normal operation.

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 uneven floor.

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Unit Description & Accessories Included

Unit Description

CONTROL PANEL

CARRYING HANDLE

(BOTH SIDES)

REMOTE CONTROL

STORAGE DOOR

REMOTE CONTROL

ROOM AIR DISCHARGE

EXHAUST

AIR OUTLET

CASTOR

Fig. 1

EXHAUST

ADAPTOR A

BOTTOM TRAY DRAIN OUTLET

AIR INTAKE

DEHUMIDIFYING

DRAIN OUTLET

EXHAUST HOSE

(STORAGE WHEN

NOT IN USE)

Accessories Included

PARTS: PARTS NAME:

Exhaust hose

Unit/ Exhaust Adaptor A

Window/ Exhaust Adaptor B

Window Sliding Kit

Foam Seal

Remote Control

QUANTITY:

1 pc

1 pc

1 pc

1 set

3 pcs

1 pc

Battery(For remote control) 2 pcs

Fig. 2

Check all the accessories are included in the package and please refer to the installation instructions for their usage.

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Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions

EXAUSTING HOT AIR

In the COOLING Mode the appliance must be placed close to a window or opening so that the warm exhaust air can be ducted outside.

First position unit on a flat floor and make sure there’s a minimum of 12" clearance around the unit, and is within the vicinity of a single circuit outlet power source.

1. Take the hose out from back of the unit (Fig. 3).

2. Remove adaptor A from unit by sliding sideways (Fig. 4 ).

3. Extend either side of the hose (Fig. 5) and screw the hose to

adaptor A (Fig. 6) .

4. Extend the other side of the hose and screw it to adaptor B (Fig. 7).

5. Slide the assembly onto unit (Fig. 8).

6. Affix the adaptor B into the window slider kit and seal. (Fig. 9&10)

Vertical window

Take the hose out

Fig. 3

Slide out

Fig. 4

Window Slider Kit

Minimum:26.6"(67.5cm)

Maxmum:48.5"(123cm)

Fig. 9

Extend the side of hose

Fig. 5

Horizontal window

Window Slider Kit

Minimum:26.6"(67.5cm)

Maxmum:48.5"(123cm)

Fig. 10

Fig. 6

The hose can be extended from its original length of 15" up to 55", but it is the best to keep the length to minimum required. Also make sure that the hose does not have any sharp bends or sags. (Fig. 11)

Fig. 7

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Slide onto

Fig. 8

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Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions

(continued)

Installation in a double-hung sash window

1. Cut the foam seals(adhesive type) to the proper lengths and attach them

to the window and stool. (Fig. 12)

2. Attach the window slider kit to the window stool. Adjust the length of

the window slider kit according to the width of window. Cut the adjustable

window slider kit if the width of window is less than 26.6 inches (Fig. 14).

Open the window sash and place the window slider kit on the window

stool. (Fig. 13)

4. Close the window sash securely against the window slider kit. (Fig. 15)

5. Cut the foam seal to an appropriate length and seal the open gap

between the top window sash and outer window sash, as shown in Fig.16.

Window slider kit

26.6"~48.5"

Window stool

Cut this side to fit your window

Fig. 13

Window slider kit

Foam seal

Foam seal A

(adhesive type)

Fig. 12

Window stool

Fig. 15 Fig. 16

Fig. 14

Installation in a sliding sash window

1. Cut the foam seals(adhesive type) to the proper lengths and attach them

to the window frame. See Fig.17.

2. Attach the window slider kit to the window stool. Adjust the length of

the window slider kit according to the height of window. Cut the adjustable

window slider kit if the height of window is less than 26.6 inches (Fig. 14).

Open the window sash and place the window slider kit on the window

stool. See Fig.18.

4. Close the sliding sash securely against the window slider kit. (Fig. 19)

5. Cut the foam seal to an appropriate length and seal the open gap

between the sliding sash and outer window sash, as shown in Fig.20.

Foam seal

(adhesive type)

Window slider kit

Fig. 17

26.6"~48.5"

Window stool

Fig. 18

Foam seal

Fig. 19

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Air Conditioner Features

Air Conditioner Features

CONTROL PANEL

CHECK FILTER

RESET BUTTON

TURNS UNIT ON OR OFF

DISPLAYS

TEMPERATURE/TIME

REMOTE SIGNAL

RECEIVER

SWING

BUTTON

SETS MODE

ACTIVATES TIMER

ADJUSTS

TEMPERATURE

OR TIME

Fig. 21

SETS FAN SPEED

SLEEP MODE

REMOTE CONTROL

MODE INDICATION

TEMPERATURE/TIMER

CONTROL BUTTONS

MODE SELECTOR

SLEEP BUTTON

RESET + LOCK

PIN BUTTONS

FAN SPEED SELECTION

FAN SPEED SELECTOR

TIMER BUTTONS

SWING BUTTON

ON/OFF BUTTON

Fig. 22

Battery Size: AAA

Warning: Do not mix old and new batteries. Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or rechargeable (nickel-

cadmium) batteries.

NOTE

The RESET button is depressed when you want to return to the initial factory settings. The LOCK button is depressed to lock the keypad so the settings cannot be changed. The key symbol will appear in the display of the remote control, depress the LOCK button again to release. Use a small pin to depress these buttons.

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Operating Instructions

Operating Instructions

NOTE

The following instructions represent the Control Panel, the same instructions can be used for the Remote Control.

COOLING MODE:

HEATING MODE:

(on some models)

DRY MODE:

AUTO MODE:

FAN MODE:

In this mode the exhaust adaptor hose MUST be used.

1. Press the MODE button until the "Cool" indicator lights.

2. Press the " " Temp buttons for desired setting.

3. Press the FAN button for desired fan speed.

In this mode you do not need to use the exhaust adaptor hose.

1. Press the MODE button until the "Heat" indicator lights.

2. Press the " " Temp buttons for the desired heat setting.

In this mode you do not need to use the exhaust adaptor hose, BUT the water collected must be discharged. See Drainage Section.

1. Press the MODE button until the "Dry" indicator lights.

2. The fan will run at low speed and the display will show the room temperature.

3. Keep doors & windows closed for best effect.

Always have the exhaust hose attached in this mode.

When you set the air conditioner in AUTO mode, it will automatically select cooling, heating(inapplicable for cooling only models), or fan only operation depending on what temperature you have selected and the room temperature. The air conditioner will control room temperature automatically round the temperature point set by you. Under

AUTO mode, you can not select the fan speed.

In this mode there is no need to use the exhaust hose or drainage hose.

However, if you require stale or smokey air to be removed from the room, hook up the duct accessories as described in the "EXHAUSTING HOT AIR" section.

1. Press the MODE button until the "Fan" indicator lights.

2. Press the FAN button to choose the desired fan speed.

3. The fan will run at the selected speed and the display will show the room temperature.

TIMER OPERATION:

You can set both delay stop and delay start while unit is in ON position or OFF position.

When unit is in ON position, first press TIMER button to go to delay stop setting, then

“timer off” light will illuminate, tap or hold the UP arrow ( ) or the DOWN arrow ( ) to change delay stop timer at 0.5 hour increments up to 10 hours, then at 1 hour increments up to 24 hours. Then press the TIMER button to confirm the setting (the control will confirm the setting automatically after 5 seconds) and go to delay start setting. Use the same way as above to set the delay start timing. If you don’t need to set delay start, press the

TIMER button again to exit. After 5 seconds, the control will automatically change the display back to previous temperature display. If you want to check remain timing, press the

TIMER button. The delay start operation automatically selects mode, temperature and fan speed the same as last operation you set.

When unit is in OFF position, press TIMER button will first go to delay start setting, then

“timer on” light will illuminate, set the delay start and delay stop timing the same way as above.

To cancel the timer setting, simply tap ( ) or ( ) button to change the timing to 0.0.

SLEEP OPERATION:

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.

Note: This feature is unavailabe under FAN or DRY modes.

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Operating Instructions

Operating Instructions

(continued)

SWING OPERATION:

CHECK FILTER FEATURE:

When you turn on the unit, the louver will swing and stop at a certain angle. You can press the SWING button to let the louver swing automatically. Press the

SWING button again while you want the louver stop at desired angle.

This feature is a reminder to clean the Air Filter (See Care and Cleaning) for more efficient operation. The LED (light) which above the "Filter" button will illuminate after 250 hours of operation. To reset after cleaning the filter, press the "Filter" button and the light will go off.

FAULT CODE:

If the display reads "EA" , the room temperature sensor has failed. Contact your Authorized

Frigidaire Service Center.

If the display reads "ES" , the evaporator temperature sensor has failed. Contact your

Authorized Frigidaire Service Center.

If the display reads "E4" , the display panel communication has failed. Contact your

Authorized Frigidaire Service Center.

If the display reads "P1" , bottom tray is full. Carefully move the unit to a drain location, remove the bottom drain plug and let the water drain away. Restart the machine until the "P1" symbol disappears. If error repeats, call for service.

DRAINAGE:

During dehumidifying mode, remove the supplied rubber stopper from the hose connector. Screw a suitable length of hose onto this connector. Place the open end into a suitable drain, and make sure there are no kinks in the hose. (Fig.23)

Continuous drain hose

Remove the drain plug

REMOTE CONTROL STORAGE :

The door on side of the unit is for storing the remote, to open press it as shown in Fig. 24, to close simply push it back into position.

Press here

Fig. 23

Fig. 24

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Operating Instructions, CARE & CLEANING

Operating Instructions

(continued)

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 62 °F and

86 °F (17 °C and 30 °C).

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"

Up ( ) and Down ( ) buttons together for 3 seconds.

There is a 2-Second delay for the compressor shutting down when selecting

FAN ONLY/HEAT. This is to cover the possibility of having to roll through to select another mode.

After a power outage, the unit will memorize the last setting and return the unit to the same setting once power is restored.

CARE & CLEANING

Filter A

Fig. 25

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

This unit has three filters, they are filter A, B and C. Grasp the upper panel tab and take off the filter A which behind the grill of the back panel (Fig.25). Remove the lower filter B and C by loosening the screws. Take down the air inlet grille, then remove the air filter as shown in Fig.26 & 27.

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.

Slide out the filter B behind the side panel

Filter B

Remove two screws and take the air intake grille down

Fig. 26

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 cleaners, 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.

Filter C

Winter Storage

If you plan to store the appliance during the winter, cover it with plastic or return it to its carton.

Remove the filter C out from the grille

Fig. 27

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Before You Call

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.

OCCURRENCE SOLUTION

Air conditioner will not operate.

Air from unit does not feel cold enough.

Air conditioner cooling, but room is too warm - ice forming on cooling coil behind decorative front

Air conditioner cooling, but room is too warm - NO ice forming on cooling coil behind decorative front.

Air conditioner turns on and off rapidly.

Noise when unit is cooling.

Room too cold.

Room Too Hot.

Wall plug disconnected. Push plug firmly into wall outlet.

Plug Current Device Tripped. Press the 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 setting.

P1 appears in the display window. Drain water as described in Drainage Section.

Shut off in Heat mode. When the air outlet exceeds 158 °F (70 °C), the automatic heat protection engages. Romove any blockages and let appliance cool down.

Room Temperature lower than the set temperature (Cool Mode). Reset the temperature.

Room Temperature higher than the set temperature (Heat Mode). Reset the temperature.

Room temperature below 60°F (16°C). Cooling may not occur until room temperature rises above

60°F (16°C).

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.

O O

Outdoor temperature below 60 F (16 C). To defrost the coil, set FAN ONLY mode.

Air filter may be dirty. Clean filter. Refer to Care and Cleaning section. To defrost, set to FAN ONLY mode.

Temperature is set too low for night-time cooling. To defrost the coil, set to FAN ONLY mode. Then, set temperature to a higher setting.

Exhaust duct not connected or blocked. See EXHAUSTING HOT AIR Section.

Dirty air filter - air restricted. Clean air filter. Refer to Care and Cleaning section.

Temperature is set too high. Set temperature to a lower setting.

Air directional 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 - cool 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.

Dirty air filter - air restricted. Clean air filter.

Outside temperature extremely hot. Set FAN speed to a faster setting to bring air through cooling coils more frequently.

Air movement sound. This is normal. If too loud, set to lower FAN setting.

Vibraion from uneven floor. Move or support appliance correctly on even surface.

Set temperature too low. lncrease set temperature.

Set temperature too high. Lower setting.

If These Solutions Fail, Call 1-800-944-9044 For Frigidaire Service.

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Major Appliance Warranty

Your appliance is covered by a full one-year warranty and a limited 2-5 year warranty(sealed system). For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions. From the second to the fifth year from your original purchase date, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts in the

Sealed Refrigeration System (compressor, condenser, evaporator and tubing) proves to be defective in materials or workmanship.

The consumer will be responsible for diagnostic costs and any removal, transportation and reinstallation costs which are required because of service, costs for labor, parts and transportation other than with respect to the Sealed Refrigeration System.

Exclusions This warranty does not cover the following:

1. Products with original serial numbers that have been removed, altered or cannot be readily determined.

2. Product that has been transferred from its original owner to another party or removed outside the USA or

Canada.

3. Rust on the interior or exterior of the unit.

4. Products purchased "as-is" are not covered by this warranty.

5. Food loss due to any refrigerator or freezer failures.

6. Products used in a commercial setting.

7. Service calls which do not involve malfunction or defects in materials or workmanship, or for appliances not in ordinary household use or used other than in accordance with the provided instructions.

8. Service calls to correct the installation of your appliance or to instruct you how to use your appliance.

9. 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 is shipped from the factory.

10. Service calls to repair or replace appliance light bulbs, air filters, water filters, other consumables, or knobs, handles, or other cosmetic parts.

11. Surcharges including, but not limited to, any after hour, weekend, or holiday service calls, tolls, ferry trip charges, or mileage expense for service calls to remote areas, including the state of Alaska.

12. Damages to the finish of appliance or home incurred during installation, including but not limited to floors, cabinets, walls, etc.

13. Damages caused by: services performed by unauthorized service companies; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux parts or parts obtained from persons other than authorized service companies; or external causes such as abuse, misuse, inadequate power supply, accidents, fires, or acts of God.

DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF REMEDIES

CUSTOMER'S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY UNDER THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL BE PRODUCT REPAIR OR

REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED HEREIN. CLAIMS BASED ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF

MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO ONE YEAR OR THE SHORTEST

PERIOD ALLOWED BY LAW, BUT NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR. ELECTROLUX SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR

CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES SUCH AS PROPERTY DAMAGE AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSES

RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF THIS WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTY OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY. SOME

STATES AND PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSE-

QUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR LIMITATIONS ON THE DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THESE LIMITATIONS

OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS.

YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

If You Need

Service

Keep your receipt, delivery slip, or some other appropriate payment record to establish the warranty period should service be required. If service is performed, it is in your best interest to obtain and keep all receipts.

Service under this warranty must be obtained by contacting Electrolux at the addresses or phone numbers below.

This warranty only applies in the USA and Canada. In the USA, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Major Appliances North

America, a division of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp.

Electrolux authorizes no person to change or add to any obligations under this warranty. Obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Electrolux or an authorized service company. Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice.

USA

1.800.944.9044

Electrolux Major Appliances

North America

P.O. Box 212378

Augusta, GA 30907

Canada

1.800.265.8352

Electrolux Canada Corp.

5855 Terry Fox Way

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

L5V 3E4

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