LG | LWC1260ACG | LG LWC1260ACG Owner’s Manual

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Room Air Conditioner
(Window Type)
OWNER'S MANUAL
Prior to
installation, this air-conditioning unit must be
approval by the utility service which
provides electricity (EN 60555-3 Norm).
submitted for
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Safety precautions
Safety
SafetyPrcuions
Precautions .............3
Write the model and serial numbers here:
Model #
Serial #
You
can
on a
label
on
the side of each unit.
Date Purchased
Operating Instructions
Instructions ........5
Features .............................9
Care and Maintenance ....10
READ THIS MANUAL
Inside you will find many helpful hints on how to use and
maintain your air conditioner properly. Just a little preventive
care on your part can save you a great deal of time and
money over the life of your air conditioner.
You'll find many answers to common problems in the chart
of troubleshooting tips. If you review our chart of
Troubleshooting Tips first, you may not need to call for
service at all.
Installation Instructions
Installation Hardware .......12
CAUTION
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Contact the authorized service technician for
or maintenance of this unit.
repair
Contact the installer for installation of this unit.
The air conditioner is not intended for use by young
children or infirm persons without supervision.
Young children should be supervised to ensure
they do not play with the air conditioner.
Troubleshooting tips
Before You
Call for Service .................15
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Precautions
Safety
To prevent
followed.
injury
to the user or other
Incorrect
by
the
operation due to ignoring
following indications.
WARNING
and property
of instruction will
damage,
cause
harm
the
or
following
damage,
instructions must be
the seriousness is classified
: This symbol shows the possibility of causing death
This
symbol indicates
:
properties only.
CAUTION
The items to be followed
people
are
classified
by
the
the
possibility
of
injury
or
or
serious
damage
injury.
to
following symbols.
Never Do This
Always
Do This
WARNING
Plug in the power plug
properly.
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Otherwise, it will
shock
or
cause
Do not operate or stop the
unit by inserting or pulling
out the power plug.
electric
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fire due to heat
generation
or
It will
cause
electrical shock
fire due to heat
electrical shock.
generation.
Do not
damage or use an
unspecified power cord.
or
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It will
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If the
cause
electrical shock
cord is
Do not
cord
share the outlet
with other appliances.
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It will
Do not operate with wet
hands or in damp
environment.
modify power
or
cause
electrical shock
fire due to heat
fire.
it
supply
damaged,
replaced by a special cord
or assembly available from the
must be
manufacturer
length
or
or
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It may
cause
electrical shock.
generation.
3
or
its service
Do not direct airflow at
agent.
room
occupants only.
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This could
damage
your health.
SafetyPrcuions
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SafetyPrcuions
Never touch the metal parts
of the unit when removing
the filter.
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It may
cause an
injury.
Do not clean the air
conditioner with water.
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When cleaning the unit, first
make sure the power and
breaker are turned off.
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Since the fan rotates at
speed during operation,
cause an injury.
high
Water may enter the unit and
degrade the insulation. It may
cause an electric shock.
Ventilate well when used
together with
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Do not put a pet or house
plant where it will be
exposed to direct air flow.
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This could
injure
the
pet
or
plant.
An oxygen
a
stove, etc.
shortage
Do not
use
for
may
special
purposes.
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it may
Do not
use
this air conditioner to
precision devices, food,
pets, plants, and art objects.
preserve
It may
cause
quality,
Do not operate switches
with wet hands.
Do not
or
apply
an
insecticide
flammable spray.
deterioration of
etc.
Do not put
where is
a
heater,
exposed
It may
cause an
electric shock.
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It may cause a fire
of the cabinet.
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or
deformation
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It may cause
combustion.
etc.
to direct air
flow.
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occur.
imperfect
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Operating
Instructions
The controls will look like the
one
of following.
Controls
o
Thermostat
Operation
OPERATION
THERMOSTAT
HighCool(
),LowCool(
)
provide cooling with different fan
speeds.
HighFan(
)orLowFan(
)
provides air circulation and filtering
without cooling. OFF ( o ) turns the
The Thermostat is used to maintain
room
temperature. The compressor
cycle
on
and off to
air
right side)
become cooler.
The middle
setting
wait at least 3
minutes before
a
cool
switching
setting.
Cooling Descriptions
Cooling- Select HIGH
cool(
)orLowcool(
)withthe
Operation knob at the midpoint of
For Normal
Thermostat knob.
Cooling- Select HIGH
Operation knob at the
For Maximum
with the
(
)
highest
number available
on
cool
your
Thermostat knob.
For Quieter &
Low cool
(
midpoint
)
the
room
and the indoor air will
NOTE: If you move the switch from a
cool setting to off or to a fan
back to
keep
at the same level of comfort. When you
turn the knob to a higher number(the
conditioner off.
setting,
the
the
will
Nighttime Cooling- Select
with the Operation knob at
of Thermostat knob.
5
position
of
arc
is
a
for average conditions.
normal
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The controls will look like
one
of the
following.
Controls
Auto
5
4
OperatingIsuco
Off
On
7
2
8
6
High
Cool
Low
Fan
9
Off
4
Med
Fan
3
1
5
Swing
Off
6
3
7
2
8
Med
Cool
1
9
Med
Fan
Cool
Low
Fan
Med
Cool
High
Low Cool
Low Cool
Thermostat
Thermostat
Operation
Operation
o
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o
OPERATION
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The THERMOSTAT is used to maintain the
HighCool(
),MedCool(
)and
Low Cool (
) provide cooling with different
fanspeeds.MedFan(
)orLowFan(
)
provides air circulation and filtering without
cooling. Off ( o ) turns the air conditioner off.
NOTE: If you
move
setting
the switch from
to off or to
a
fan
a
cool
on
keep
the
room
at the same level of
become cooler.
cool
The 5
setting,
switching
is
a
or
6
normal
position (the middle position of arc)
setting for average conditions.
setting.
Cooling- Select High
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Cool with
number
OFF
or
Auto
Med
Cooling- Select High
highest
air
direction
midpoint
of THERMOSTAT knob.
the OPERATION knob at the
AUTO SWING
swing switch controls the horizontal
by air swing system (not on all
models).
ON (
) : Auto swing is operated.
Cool
Cool with the OPERATION knob at the
For Maximum
and off to
comfort. When you turn the knob to a higher
number(the right side) and the indoor air will
Cooling Descriptions
For Normal
temperature. The compressor will cycle
room
wait
at least 3 minutes before
back to
a
THERMOSTAT
(
)
:
Auto
swing
is not
operated.
your THERMOSTAT knob.
For Quieter & Nighttime Cooling- Select Low
available
on
Cool with the OPERATION knob at the
midpoint
of THERMOSTAT knob.
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CAUTION
When the air conditioner has been
fan
position,
performed its cooling operation and is turned off
resetting to the cooling operation again.
wait at least 3 minutes before
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or
set to the
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The controls will look like
one
of the
following.
Controls
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THERMOSTAT
Turn the thermostat control to the desired
setting. The control position is a normal
setting for average conditions. You can
change this setting, if necessary, in
accordance with your temperature
preference.
The thermostat automatically controls cooling
or heating, but the fan runs continuously
whenever the air conditioner is in operation. If
the room is too warm, turn the thermostat
control clockwise. If the room is too cool, turn
the thermostat control counterclockwise.
HEAT 0 COOL
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HEATER
(
)
LAMP
When the unit sets heating operation
condition, the green lamp is lighted.
When the frost settles on the heat exchanger
of the outside, defrosting is made
automatically and the green lamp is turned
off.
HEATER
WARMER
COOLER
THERMOSTAT
The unit may give a "hiss" and the fan motor
stopes for 1 to 10 minutes.
OPERATION
This should not be
regarded as a problem.
After defrosting, the heating operation begins
again.
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OPERATION
OFF
( O )
:
Turns the air conditioner
off.
LOW FAN
Thermostat
AUTO SWING
ON
(
)
:
Air
swing
is
operated
) : Stops
or
the
Permits the low fan
(
)
:
Permits
HIGH
while
COOL(
)
:
Permits
high
LOW HEAT
HEAT
position.
operation of air swing.
(
)
:
cooling with the
speed operation.
fan
Permits
heating with the
speed operation.
low fan
HIGH HEAT
(
)
:
Permits
high
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cooling with the
speed operation.
low fan
(for some models)
COOL
(
:
Operation
OPERATION knob is set to the
OFF
)
speed operation without
cooling(heating).
LOW COOL
?
(
fan
heating with the
speed operation.
CAUTION
When the air conditioner has been
fan
position,
performed its cooling operation and is turned off
resetting to the cooling operation again.
wait at least 3 minutes before
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or
set to the
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The controls will look like
of the
one
following.
Controls
Precaution: The Remote Control unit will not function properly if strong light strikes the sensor
window of the air conditioner or if there are obstacles between the Remote Control
unit and the air conditioner.
23
REMOTE CONTROL
8
6
1
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23
4
5
7
7
7
3
3
2
2
1
1
5
5
4
4
8
6
1
4
5
7
POWER BUTTON
when this button is
Operation starts,
pressed
and stops when you press the button
again.
OPERATION MODE SELECTION BUTTON
Select Cooling, Heating, or Fan mode with this button.
ON/OFF TIMER BUTTON
Set the time of ON/OFF operation. The timer is set
FAN SPEED SELECTOR
Select the fan speed in two steps
(Low
or
by
the 1 hour.
High)
ROOM TEMPERATURE SETTING BUTTON
Control the room temperature within a range of 16°C to 30°C.
6
6
AUTO RESTART SWITCH
In failure of electric power, if the switch is set to "ON", the unit
when power returns.
7
7
8
8
AUTO SWING
The vertical louver
button again.
swings horizontally by
runs as
previous setting operation
the automatic system and stops when you press the
SIGNAL RECEIVER
How to Insert the Batteries
Remove the cover from the back of the remote
controller.
Slide the cover according to the arrow direction.
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Insert the two batteries.
Be sure that the (+) and (-) directions
Be sure that both batteries are new.
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are
correct.
Re-attach the cover.
Slide it back into the
Remove the batteries from the
remote controller if the air
conditioner is not going to be used
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Do not use rechargeable batteries,
such batteries differ from standard
dry cells in shape, dimensions,
and performance.
for
position.
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an
extended
length
of time.
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Features
Learning parts name prior to installation
will
help you understanding the installation procedure.
Features
1
2
1
3
4
2
3
4
5
86
5
6
1. CABINET
7
9
8
9
10
10
1112
11
12
14
13
13
14
8. HORIZONTAL AIR DEFLECTOR
(VERTICAL LOUVER)
2. FRONT GRILLE
9. CONTROL BOARD
3. AIR FILTER
4. AIR
7
10. POWER CORD
INTAKE(INLET GRILLE)
5. AIR DISCHARGE
11. COMPRESSOR
6. VERTICAL AIR DEFLECTOR
12. BASE PAN
13. BRACE
(HORIZONTAL LOUVER)
7. EVAPORATOR
14. CONDENSER
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Care and Maintenance
Additional controls and
important information.
Vent Control
The vent control is located above the control
knobs.
When set at CLOSE, only the air inside the
room will be circulated and conditioned.
When set at OPEN,
exhausted outside.
some
CLOSE
inside air is
To open the vent,
To close it,
push
OPEN
VENT
pull
the lever toward you.
it in.
Air Direction
OperatingIsuco
The direction of air
or vertical louver.
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can
be controlled
horizontally
Vertical Air-Direction
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Fingertip pressure on the bank of horizontal
louvers adjusts the air direction up or down
or
vertically by using
the horizontal louver
Horizontal Air-Direction
Not Auto swing Models
The horizontal air direction is adjusted
moving the inside louvers to the left or
-
by
right.
.
-
Grille and Case
Turn the air conditioner off and
from the wall outlet before
remove
the
plug
cleaning.
Auto Swing Models
The horizontal air direction is automatically
controlled by setting the AUTO SWING
switch to the ON position
To clean, use water and
use bleach or abrasives.
Outdoor Coils
The coils
on
the outdoor side of the air conditioner should be
regularly. If they are clogged with dirt or soot they may be
professionally steam cleaned, a service available through a dealer.
checked
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a
mild
detergent.
Do not
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Air Filter
The air filter behind the front grille should be checked
and cleaned at least once every 2 weeks or more
often if necessary.
The grille is designed to clean the filter both upward
and downward.
To
remove:
the inlet grille upward by pulling out the
bottom of the inlet grille or downward by pulling
out the top of the inlet grille.
Open
the tab, pull up slightly
release it and pull it down or up.
Using
the filter to
on
Clean the filter with warm, soapy water below
40°C (104°F).
OperatingIsuco
Rinse and gently shake the water from the filter
and let it dry before replacing it.
operate the air conditioner without
filter because dirt and lint will clog it and
reduce performance.
CAUTION: DO NOT
a
Drainage
In humid weather, excess water may cause the BASE PAN to
overflow. To drain the water, remove the DRAIN CAP and secure
the DRAIN PIPE to the rear hole of the BASE PAN.
(except
heat pump
models)
Drain
The air conditioner employs a proper drain method
whereby the condensate water (moisture removed from
the air) is drained to the outside.
In very humid weather, (and for reverse cycle models in the
reverse mode) excessive condensate water removed from
the air may
excess
below.
cause some
heat pump models and
1. Take the drain pan which is
or on the barrier.
2. Remove the rubber
Drain cap
CABINET
SCREW
water to collect. To remove this
water you can install the drain pan as detailed
(for
pipe
plug
over
shipped
18K
cooling models)
in the air
corner
(or 2)
PAN
Fig.
1
DRAIN HOSE
discharge
from the bottom of the base pan.
3. Install the drain pan over the
you removed the plug with 4
DRAIN
of the cabinet where
Fig.
2
Fig.
3
Fig.
4
screws.
4. Connect the drain hose to the outlet located at the bottom
of the drain pan.
You can purchase the drain hose or tubing locally to
satisfy your particular needs. (Drain hose is not supplied).
5. Select the most
appropriate connection from among the
following figures (by considering the hole of the unit) to fit
drain pan to your
own
unit.
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Installation Instructions
Installation Hardware
Foam
Drain Pan
Screw
(For
some
models)
Foam
Instalioruc
Drain Pan
Screw
Note
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The
appliance
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is not intended for
by young
supervision.
Young children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
If the supply flexible cord is damaged, it must
be replaced by the manufacturer or the
manufacturer's service agent or similary
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
children
or
OPERATING TEMPERATURE
use
infirm persons without
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COOLING MODE
INDOOR
OUTDOOR
MAX.
MIN.
MAX.
MIN.
32°C
21°C
43°C
21°C
HEATING MODE
INDOOR
OUTDOOR
MAX.
MIN.
MAX.
MIN.
27°C
20°C
24°C
1°C
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Read
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completely,
then follow step-by step.
appliance shall be installed in accordance with national wiring regulation.
If a power plug isn't to be used, provide a circuit breaker between power source
picture.
The
and the unit,
Main Power
as
following
source
Circuit Breaker
Use a circuit breaker
time delay fuse.
or
Select the Best Location
To prevent vibration and noise, make sure
the unit is installed securely and firmly.
Install the unit where the sunlight does not
shine directly on the unit.
FOAM
cooling efficiency
HEAT
RADIATION
COOLED
There should be no obstacle, such as a
fence or wall, within 50cm from the back of
the cabinet because it will prevent heat
radiation of the condenser.
Restriction of outside air will greatly reduce
the
FENCE
AWNING
of the air conditioner.
AIR
70-15cm
10~15mm
Over 50cm
Install the unit a little obliquely outward not to
leak the condensed water into the room
(about 10 15mm or 1/4 bubble with level).
1/4 Bubble
~
CAUTION: All side louvers of the cabinet must
remain
exposed
to the outside of
the structure.
Level
Remove the Air Conditioner From the Case
Before
Slide the air conditioner from the case by
the base pan handle and pulling
forward while bracing the case.
the room air conditioner,
install the knob, located in the
accessory bag if it is not fixed on the
installing
please
gripping
product.
Before installing the Air Conditioner back
into the case, remove the white styrofoam
shipping block from the compressor.
Remove the 2 shipping
back of the case.
screws
from the
Remove the 2 screws on each side of the
case. Keep these for later use.
Shipping screws
13
(for
some
models)
White
styrofoam
block
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Install the Air Conditioner in the Case
Slide the air conditioner into the case.
Reinstall the 2 screws removed earlier
each side of the case.
Attach the front grille to the case by
inserting the tabs on the grille into the slots
on the front of the case. Push the grille in
until it snaps into place.
on
Screw
Screw
Power Cord
CAUTION: The power cord must be connected to
an independent circuit.
The green wire must be
grounded.
Stuff the foam between the top of the unit
and the wall to prevent air and insects from
getting into the room.
When you detach the
front grille from the
case, push the grille
to your right side and
pull it toward you.
The Foam
Lift the inlet grill and secure the front grille
with a screw. Lower the inlet grille into
place.
Before installing the front grille, pull out the
vent control lever located above the unit
Instalioruc
control knobs,
as
shown.
(for
some
models)
Use the Reversible Inlet Grille
If you want to pull out the filter
Turn inside out the front grille.
upward, open
Disassemble the inlet
the inlet
grille slightly.
grille from the front grille with separating
hinged part by inserting a "---" type screw-driver tip.
Rotate the inlet grille 180 degrees and insert the hooks into
lower holes of front grille.
the
the
Then, insert the filter
If you want to
grille
without
pull out the filter downward, use the reversible inlet
change.(The grille is already assembled for that way.)
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Before you call for service...
Troubleshooting Tips
money!
Save time and
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Review the chart below first and
you may not need to call for service.
Normal
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Operation
You may hear
a
rainy days
efficiency.
or
on
pinging
noise caused
when the
humidity
is
by water being picked up and
high. This design feature helps
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You may hear the thermostat click when the compressor
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Water will collect in the base pan during
and drip from the outdoor side of the unit.
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The fan may
run even
Abnormal
high humidity
cycles
or on
the condenser
moisture and
improve
and off.
The water may overflow
Operation
What To Do
?
The fuse is blown/circuit
breaker is
Make
sure
completely
unplugged.
does not start
against
when the compressor does not.
The air conditioner is
Air conditioner
remove
rainy days.
Possible Causes
Problem
on
thrown
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Power failure.
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plug
is
pushed
into the outlet.
Check the house fuse/circuit breaker box and
replace
tripped.
the air conditioner
the fuse
or
reset the breaker.
If power failure occurs, turn the mode control to OFF.
When power is restored, wait 3 minutes to restart the
air conditioner to prevent tripping of the compressor
overload.
Airflow is restricted.
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Make
sure
blocking
Air conditioner
does not cool
as
should
The THERMOSTAT may
not be set high enough.
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The air filter is
?
dirty.
room
may have been
Turn the knob to
setting provides
it
The
there
?
are no
curtains, blinds,
or
furniture
the front of the air conditioner.
a
higher setting. The highest
cooling.
maximum
Clean the filter at least every 2 weeks.
See the operating instructions section.
When the air conditioner is first turned
on
you need
to allow time for the room to cool down.
hot.
Cold air is
escaping.
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Check for open furnace floor
registers
and cold air
returns.
Cooling
coils have iced up.
Air conditioner
Ice blocks the air flow and
freezing
stops the air conditioner
from cooling the room.
up
?
Set the air conditioner's vent to the closed
?
See Air Conditioner
?
Freezing Up
Set the mode control at MED fan
the thermostat at 1
15
or
2.
position.
below.
or
HIGH cool with
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