AIR CONDITIONER Model: ACPS82, ACW082 Contents Page Cleaning Filter PARTSAND FEATURES Annual Maintenance. BEFORE YOU USE YOUR 2 AIR CONDITIONER. Do-It-Yourself Maintenance 3 Energy Saving TIPS Oilinq The Fan Motor. HOW TO START & USE IF YOU NEED SERVICE 3 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” 5 Cleanrng Front Panel Replacement Parts c 1967 Whirlpool Corporation Page 2 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. .5 .5 .5 6 7 .7 .7 .7 .7 .7 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: l Has been properly l Is the right size for the area you want to cool. SERIAL LABEL l 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. Model Number Date Service Company l 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 l 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). l 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. 3 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: l 4. Remove and clean filter (follow instructrons Cleaning Air Conditioner Falter). under l 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. 5 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.) 6 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- A 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 (L PARTS 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: l Droplets of water hitting the condenser, causing a “pinging or “clicking” sound. Water droplets help to cool the condenser. l Air movement from the fan, especially on high fan speed settrng. l 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 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 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. 0 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. 7 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. I 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. I 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 A Printed in U.S.A.