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Troubleshooting - Whirlpool ACM102XF0 Use & Care Manual


You can solve many common air conditioner problems easily, saving you the cost of a service call. Try the suggestions
below to see if you can solve your problem without outside help.
air conditioner
not operate
Check if . . .
Then . . .
The power supply
Firmly plug the cord into a live outlet with proper voltage.
cord is unplugged.
A household fuse
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. Make sure the air conditioner is plugged into a
has blown or circuit
properly grounded outlet as described in the Installation Instructions.
breaker has tripped.
The Fan Control is
Turn the Fan Control to an active setting.
turned to the OFF
The local power has
Wait for power to be restored.
The unit
or trips
Check if . . .
Then . . .
Too many appliances
Unplug or relocate appliances that share the same circuit.
are being used on the
same circuit.
Time-delay fuse or
Replace with a time-delay fuse or circuit breaker of the correct capacity. Check with your
circuit breaker of the
local utility company for the correct capacity.
wrong capacity is
being used.
An extension cord is
Do not use an extension cord with this or any other appliance.
being used.
You are trying to
restart the air
conditioner too soon
after turning Fan
Control off.
Wait at least 3 minutes after turning Fan Control off before trying to restart the air
The air conditioner
to run too much
Check if . . .
Then . . .
The current air,
conditioner replaced
an older model.
The unit is in a
heavily occupied
room or heat-
appliances are in
use in the room.
The use of more efficient components may cause the air conditioner to run longer than
an older model, but the total energy consumption will be less. Newer air conditioners do not
emit the "blast" of cold air you may be accustomed to from older units, but this IS NOT an
indication of lesser cooling capacity or efficiency. Refer to the efficiency rating (EER) and
capacity rating (in BTUs/hr.) marked on the air conditioner.
Use exhaust vent fans while cooking or bathing and try not to use heat-producing appli-
ances during the hottest part of the day. A higher capacity air conditioner may be required
depending on the size of the room being cooled.

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