Black & Decker BWE15A Use & Care Book page 15

Black & decker air conditioner user manual
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An extension cord is being used. Do not use an extension
cord with this or any other appliance.
You are trying
to restart the air conditioner
too soon after
turning
off the air conditioner.
Wait at least 3 minutes after
turning off the air conditioner before trying to restart the air
conditioner.
Air conditioner
power supply cord trips (Reset button
pops out)
Disturbances in your electrical current
can trip (Reset
button will pop out) the power supply
cord. Press and
release RESET (listen for click; Reset button wilt latch and on
some devices, a green light will turn on) to resume operation.
Electrical overloading,
overheating,
cord pinching or ag=
ing can trip (Reset button will pop out) the power supply
cord. After correcting the problem, press and release RESET
(listen for click; Reset button wilt latch and on some devices, a
green light will turn on) to resume operation.
NOTE: A damaged power supply cord must be replaced with a
new power supply cord obtained from the product manufacturer
and must not be repaired.
Air conditioner
seems to run too much
The current air conditioner
replaced an older model. The
use of more efficient components
may cause the air condi-
tioner to run longer than an older model, but the total energy
consumption will be tess, Newer air conditioners do not emit
the "blast" of cold air you may be accustomed to from older
air conditioners,
but this is not an indication of lesser cooling
capacity or efficiency, Refer to the efficiency rating (EER) and
capacity rating (in Btu/h) marked on the air conditioner,
The air conditioner is in a heavily occupied room, or heat=
producing appliances
are in use in the room. Use exhaust
vent fans while cooking or bathing and try not to use heatpro-
ducing appliances during the hottest part of the day. A higher
capacity air conditioner may be required, depending on the
size of the room being cooled.
Air conditioner
cycles on and off too much or does not
cool room in cooling mode
The air conditioner
is not properly sized for your room.
Check the cooling capabilities of your room air conditioner.
Room air conditioners are not designed to cool multiple rooms.
The filter is dirty or obstructed
by debris. Clean the filter.
There is excessive heat or moisture
(open container
cook=
ing, showers,
etc.) in the room. Use a fan to exhaust heat or
moisture from the room. Try not to use heatproducing
appli-
ances during the hottest part of the day.
The louvers are blocked.
Install the air conditioner in a
location where the louvers are free from curtains, blinds, furni-
ture, etc.
The outside temperature
is below 65°F (18°C). Do not try to
operate your air conditioner in the cooling mode when the
outside temperature is below 65°F (18°C).
The temperature
of the room you are trying to cool is
extremely
hot. Allow extra time for the air conditioner to cool
off a very hot room.
Windows
or doors to the outside are open. Close all win-
dows and doors.
The Temperature
control is not at a cool enough setting.
Adjust the TEMP/TIME
control to a cooler setting by
pressing the minus button to reduce the temperature.
Set the
Fan Speed control to the highest setting.
Water drips from cabinet into your house
The air conditioner is not properly leveled. The air conditioner
should slope slightly downward toward the outside. Level the
air conditioner to provide a downward slope toward the
outside to ensure proper drainage. See the Installation
Instructions.
NOTE: Do not drill a hole into the bottom of the metal base
and condensate pan.
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