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Safety precautions
Safety
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Precautions .............3
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Serial #
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can
on a
label
on
the side of each unit.
Date Purchased
Operating Instructions
on
the Air
Conditioner .........................5
Care and Maintenance ......7
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
Features and
Installation Hardware .........8
Installation Instructions.......9
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 .................11
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find them
Dealer's Name
About the Controls
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FOR YOUR RECORDS
2
that
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
manufacturer
Do not
cord
share the outlet
with other appliances.
length
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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
or
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It may
cause
electrical shock.
generation.
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or
fire.
supply cord is damaged, it
must be replaced by a special cord
or assembly available from the
or
its service
Do not direct airflow at
agent.
room
occupants only.
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This could
damage
your health.
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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
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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.
with
together
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
About the Controls
The controls will look like
Auto
5
4
6
of the
following.
5
Swing
Off
Off
On
7
2
8
6
High
Cool
Low
Fan
9
Off
4
Med
Fan
3
1
one
the air conditioner
on
Med
Cool
3
7
2
8
1
9
Med
Fan
Cool
Low
Fan
Med
Cool
High
Low Cool
Low Cool
Thermostat
Thermostat
Operation
Operation
o
o
OperatingIsuco
Controls
OPERATION
THERMOSTAT
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.
The THERMOSTAT is used to maintain the
NOTE: If you
become cooler.
move
setting
the switch from
to off or to
a
fan
at least 3 minutes before
back to
a
cool
a
cool
The 5
setting, wait
switching
is
Cooling- Select High
at the same level of
a
or
6
normal
position (the middle position of arc)
setting for average conditions.
Cool with
number
OFF
or
Auto
Med
direction
midpoint
your THERMOSTAT knob.
For Quieter &
room
swing switch controls the horizontal
by air swing system (not on all
models).
ON (
) : Auto swing is operated.
Cool
Cooling- Select High
highest
the OPERATION knob at the
on
the
AUTO SWING
of THERMOSTAT knob.
available
keep
setting.
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
on
Nighttime Cooling- Select Low
midpoint
Cool with the OPERATION knob at the
of THERMOSTAT knob.
5
(
)
:
Auto
swing
is not
operated.
air
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,
inside air is exhausted outside.
some
CLOSE
VENT
To open the vent,
OperatingIsuco
To close it,
push
pull
OPEN
the lever toward you.
it in.
Air Direction
The direction of air
horizontally
or
horizontal louver
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can
be controlled
vertically by using
or
Horizontal Air-Direction
The horizontal air direction is
by moving
or right.
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the
vertical louver.
Auto
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adjusted
the inside louvers to the left
Swing
Models
The horizontal air direction is
automatically
controlled
by setting
Vertical Air-Direction
Fingertip pressure on the bank of horizontal
louvers adjusts the air direction up or down
the
AUTO SWING switch to the ON
position.
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Care and maintenance
Grille and Case
Turn the air conditioner off and
from the wall outlet before
remove
the
To clean, use water and a mild
use bleach or abrasives.
plug
cleaning.
detergent.
Do not
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
Air Filter
The air filter behind the front
and cleaned at least
once
grille
OperatingIsuco
should be checked
every 2 weeks
or more
often if necessary.
The grille is designed to clean the filter both
upward
and downward.
To
remove:
Open
the inlet
bottom of the
grille upward by pulling out the
inlet grille or downward by pulling
the inlet grille.
out the
top of
Using
the tab,
release it and
pull up slightly
pull it down or up.
on
the filter to
Clean the filter with warm, soapy water below
40°C (104°F).
Rinse and
and let
gently shake the water
it dry before replacing it.
CAUTION: DO NOT
a
from the filter
operate the air conditioner without
filter because dirt and lint will
clog
it and
reduce performance.
Drainage
In humid weather, excess water may cause the
BASE PAN to overflow. To drain the water, remove
the DRAIN CAP and
rear
secure
the DRAIN PIPE to the
hole of the BASE PAN.
Drain
pipe
Drain cap
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Features and Installation Hardware
Learning parts
name
prior to
installation will
help you understanding
the installation
procedure.
Features
1
5
7
6
4
23
8
9
1. CABINET
7. AIR FILTER
2. HORIZONTAL AIR DEFLECTOR
8. CONTROL BOARD
(VERTICAL LOUVER)
9. POWER CORD
3. VERTICAL AIR DEFLECTOR
10. EVAPORATOR
(HORIZONTAL LOUVER)
11. CONDENSER
4. AIR DISCHARGE
12. COMPRESSOR
5. FRONT GRILLE
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6. AIR
13. BASE PAN
INTAKE(INLET GRILLE)
14. BRACE
Installation Hardware
Foam
Screw
8
12
13 11
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Installation Instructions
Read
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completely,
then follow step-by step.
The
appliance shall be
If a power plug isn't to
picture.
installed in accordance with national
be used,
provide
a
wiring regulation.
circuit breaker between power
source
and the unit,
Main Power
as
following
source
Circuit Breaker
Use a circuit breaker
time delay.
or
Select the Best Location
A
To prevent vibration and noise, make sure
the unit is installed securely and firmly.
B
Install the unit where the sunlight does not
shine directly on the unit.
C
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
D
cooling efficiency
FENCE
AWNING
FOAM
HEAT
RADIATION
COOLED
AIR
70-15cm
of the air conditioner.
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).
10~15mm
Over 50cm
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
A
Before
D
the room air conditioner,
install the knob, located in the
accessory bag if it is not fixed on the
installing
please
product.
B
C
Remove the 2 shipping
back of the case.
E
screws
Slide the air conditioner from the case by
the base pan handle and pulling
forward while bracing the case.
gripping
from the
Remove the 2 screws on each side of the
Keep these for later use.
Shipping screws
Before installing the Air Conditioner back
into the case, remove the white styrofoam
shipping block from the compressor.
case.
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White
styrofoam
block
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Install the Air Conditioner in the Case
A
Slide the air conditioner into the case.
Reinstall the 2 screws removed earlier
each side of the case.
D
on
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.
Screw
Screw
Power Cord
CAUTION: The power cord must be connected to
an independent circuit.
The green wire must be
B
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 rightside and
pull it toward you.
The Foam
E
Lift the inlet grill and secure the front grille
with a screw. Lower the inlet grille into
place.
C
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Before installing the front grille, pull out the
vent control lever located above the unit
control knobs,
as
shown.
Use the Reversible Inlet Grille
A
If you want to pull out the filter
Turn inside out the front grille.
upward, open
the inlet
grille slightly.
Disassemble the inlet 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
B
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
rainy days
efficiency.
on
pinging
a
or
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
Abnormal
run even
high humidity
cycles
or on
improve
rainy days.
The water may overflow
Operation
What To Do
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The fuse is blown/circuit
breaker is
Make
sure
completely
unplugged.
does not start
the condenser
moisture and
when the compressor does not.
The air conditioner is
Air conditioner
against
remove
and off.
on
Possible Causes
Problem
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
The THERMOSTAT may
not be set
does not cool
as
should
dirty.
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it
The
room
may have been
Turn the knob to
setting provides
high enough.
The air filter is
Air conditioner
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there
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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
up
from
cooling
the
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Set the air conditioner's vent to the closed
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See Air Conditioner
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Set the mode control at MED fan
the thermostat at 1
room.
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Freezing Up
or
2.
position.
below.
or
HIGH cool with
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