c AIR CONDITIONER Model: AC1 352 bfreezers. Ice Makers. Dlshwashers. BullI-In Ovens and Sutiace Unlls. Ranges. Microwave Ovens. Trash Compacton. Room Atr Condllionen, Dehumldihers Aulomallc Washers Clolhes Dryers. Freezer 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 .5 .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 5 1987 Parts and features Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here.. . Whirlpool 7 .7 Assrstance 4. If You Have A Problem 7 7 5. If You Need Replacement FSP’ Parts 7 3. If You CLEANING 81 CARING FOR YOUR AIR CONDITIONER. 7 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: l Has been l Is the right size for the area l 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. l l l 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. l 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 l 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: l l 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 6 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? -!I m-m-~. 1~-- -- 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 WHIRLPOOL APPLlANCES FRANCHISED TECH CARE SERVICE SERWCE COMPANES XYZ ?.ER”lCE co 123 Maple 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. 7 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.