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Troubleshooting - Whirlpool AR0500XA Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool room air conditioner use and care guide ar0700xa ar0500xa
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Troubleshooting
Listed in the chart below are the most common problems consumers run into with their air
conditioners.
Please read through this chart before calling for service. It could save you the
cost of a service call.
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PROBLEM
CHECK THE FOLLOWING
Air conditioner
won't run
Is the air conditioner
plugged into a live circuit with proper
voltage?
Has the time-delay fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped?
Is the System Control set to OFF?
Is the Thermostat Control set correctly?
Has the local power failed?
Air conditioner
blows fuses or
trips circuit
breaker
Are time-delay fuses being used?
Is an extension cord being used? Do not use an extension
cord with this or any other appliance.
Are you waiting two minutes before trying to restart the air
conditioner?
Air conditioner
turns on and off
OR
does not cool the
Is the air filter clean?
Are the inside evaporator coils and the outside condenser
coils clean?
room
Is there excessive moisture or heat in the room (open container
cooking, showers, etc.)?
Is the System Control set too low?
Is the Thermostat Control set too low?
Normal
operating
sounds
When your air conditioner
operates normally,
you will hear sounds such as:
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Pinging or clicking as water droplets hit
the condenser. Water droplets help cool
the condenser.
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Air movement from the fan, especially on
HI COOL setting.
l
Clicks from the cooling cycle.
Sounds may also be caused by house
construction
- such as vibration of the air
conditioner due to wall construction
or an
unsteady window mounting area.
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