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Whirlpool Coolerator CAW21D2A1 Installation & Operation Manual

Whirlpool air conditioner use & care guide
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  • Page 2: Before You Use Your Air Conditioner

    Contents page Cleaning and Caring for Your Air Conditioner Cooling Load Guide Self-Service Checklist Service Information 01986 Whirlpool installed. size for the area you want to electricity. grounded. used only for the job it was or anyone cloth take...
  • Page 3: Electrical Requirements

    Electrical Requirements For Your Air Conditioner BELOW ELECTRICAL PLUGVARIATIONS.CHOOSE WHICH MATCHES AMPERE YOUR UNIT. NUMBER OF AMPERES ON THE SERIAL PLATE, ATTACHED TO THE UNIT, BEHIND FRONT PANEL Chart-A SEE ELECTRICAL PLUG TYPE REQUIREMENTS 3-PRONG GROUNDING PLUG 3-‘PRONG GROUNDING 115 volt TYPE WALL RECEPTACLE with...
  • Page 4 Figure 1 3-PRONG GROUNDING PLUG POWER-SUPPLY CORD ALTERNATE GROUNDING METHOD If changing and properly grounding receptacle is impossible and where local codes permit (consult your electrical temporary adapter be plugged existing 2-prong wall receptacie to mate with the 3-prong power supply cord.
  • Page 5 RECEPTACLE WIRING RECEPTACLE WIRING should large as size shown on electrical copper wire only. It is the personal responsibility obligation customer proper and adequate receptacle wiring by a qualified electrician. OBSERVE ELECTRICAL CODE GOVERNING CODES ORDINANCES. RECOMMENDED GROUNDING For your personal safety, this appliance grounded.
  • Page 6 RECOMMENDED GROUNDING For your personal safety, this appliance grounded. This appliance is equipped power supply cord having a 3-prong plug. To minimize possible shock cord must be plugged into a mating grounding type wall receptacle, accordance with the National Electrical and local codes and ordinances.
  • Page 7 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for Your Air Conditioner If you have these parts, follow: INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION (below). Installation Instructions CAUTION: Be sure air conditioner does not fall out of window during installation. Handle conditioner Watch the sharp metal the front and rear coils. Do not use the collected water for drinking purposes.
  • Page 8 move air around corners. Choose a window that’s also near an electrical to the ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENT for type of receptacle and wiring not use an extension cord. which you place your air conditioner have an opening of at least 26 inches in width and at least 20 inches in height (see Figure 4).
  • Page 9 Measure and cut filler board to proper sizes. First, measure the distance window channel to the inside channel and subtract l/4”. Now subtract width of the air conditioner (see Figure 9). This will give you the width cut each filler board.
  • Page 10 Lower window level Lower the window firmly gasket. Leveling the cabinet a normal installation since the proper slope is designed into the product. have approximately (5/8”) downward tilt to the proper water drainage. If necessary, reposition or shim cabinet to provide side-to-side leveling.
  • Page 11 . Install window rail seal and window bracket and drain cup. Press foam meeting rail seal into place and cut to proper length (see Figure 17.) Make a mark and drill a l/8” hole, then install lock bracket screw. Seal small openings around gum-type sealer.
  • Page 12: Through-The-Wall Installation Instructions

    Through-the-wall Installation Instructions . . . for slide out chassis model only. CAUTION: Be sure air conditioner does not fall during installation. Handle conditioner Watch the sharp metal the front and rear coils. Do not use the collected water for drinking purposes.
  • Page 13 use those shown in Figure 22 and add wood frame thickness (use 1” lumber When determining finish be sure you do not cover side cabinet louvers. A 4” minimum clearance between side cabinet louvers and adjoining wall allows airflow into air conditioner. Construct finish frame.
  • Page 14: To Start Your Air Conditioner

    HOW TO STA YOUR AIR C(: FRESH AIR AND EXHAUST CONTROL ENERGY SAVER CONTROL Be sure air conditioner Start Your Air Conditioner Set exhaust control to OFF cooling. Choose either LO COOL, MED COOL OR HI COOL fan speed setting. LO COOL .
  • Page 15: Cleaning And Caring For Your Air Conditioner

    Using the Fresh Air and Exhaust Control This control setting draws stale or smoky air from the room. It can also draw fresh air from the outside into the room. . To exhaust room air Set exhaust control to EXHAUST. Set fan control to speed desired.
  • Page 16: Cleaning Air Conditioner Filter

    Clean front panel with warm water and mild soap or detergent. Use a soft cloth. dry. Replace front panel. Wipe control panel clean with a soft dry cloth. If the front panel of your unit looks like the one shown in Figure 27, follow tions.
  • Page 17: Annual Maintenance For Your Air Conditioner

    Annual Maintenance for Your Air Conditioner Your air conditioner needs annual maintenance help insure steady, top performance the year. Call the service company recommended dealer to: Inspect and clean the coils and condensate water passages. Check fan and oil the fan motor. The compressor is sealed and needs no oiling.
  • Page 18: Room Air Conditioners

    COOLING LOAD GUIDE-SQUARE ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS To make sure you choose METHOD For exiremes III exposure. shadtng. lnsulallon and bwldtng consln~ct~on AHAM Cooling Load Esllmale Form RAC~I INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Determine the area to be cooled in sauare feel and locate thal point on the left side of chart 2.
  • Page 19 2. If you need assistance Call the Whirlpool COOL-LINE@ telephone number. Dial free from: Continental U.S..(800) 253-1301 Michigan .