Unplug power cord.
2. Remove air conditioner
Watch out for the sharp metal fins on the
front and rear coils.
3. Remove the front panel. (See "Cleaning
the front panel" on page 7.)
4. Wrap the motor, electrical control box,
and compressor terminal box in plastic
film to make sure no water or other liquid
gets inside. Water or other liquids could
damage insulation and cause serious
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use 2 or more people to move and
install air conditioner.
Failure to do so can result in back or
5. Clean and hose out the base, coils, and
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
Do not use the collected
water for drinking purposes. It is not
6. Remove plastic film from motor and
7. Replace air conditioner
8. Replace front panel.
9. Plug in power cord.
It is a good idea to wait 24 hours
before starting the air conditioner
allows time for all areas to dry thoroughly.
You can help save energy by following the
Improve your home's insulation. Seal all
doors and windows. Close the fireplace flue.
Close all blinds and drapes on sunny sides
of the house. Add window awnings.
Keep the air filter clean.
Do not block the airflow with drapes or
Ventilate the attic. High temperatures
the attic add to the air conditioner's
Try not to use heat-producing
during the hottest part of the day.
. Turn off lights and appliances when they
are not needed.
Keep heat registers and cool-air returns
Use exhaust venting fans when cooking,
doing laundry, or bathing.