Saving Energy; Normal Sounds; Air Conditioner Care; Cleaning The Air Filter - Whirlpool ACS102PP Use And Care Manual

Room air conditioners for slider and casement windows
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Saving Energy

Along with using Power Saver, there are many things you can do
to help save energy.
Improve your home's insulation. Seal doors and windows.
Close fireplace flue.
Close blinds or drapes on the sunny side of your house. Add
Make sure drapes or furniture do not block airflow from your
air conditioner.
Turn off lights and appliances when they are not needed.
Ventilate your attic. High temperatures in the attic add to the
air conditioner's cooling load.
Try not to use heat-producing appliances during the hottest
part of the day.
Keep heat registers and cool-air returns closed.
Use exhaust vent fans while cooking, doing laundry, or

Normal Sounds

When your air conditioner is operating normally, you may hear
sounds such as:
Droplets of water hitting the condenser, causing a pinging or
clicking sound. The water droplets help cool the condenser.
Air movement from the fan.
Clicks from the thermostat cycle.
Vibrations or noise due to poor wall or window construction.
A high-pitched hum or pulsating noise caused by the modern
high-efficiency compressor cycling on and off.


Your new air conditioner is designed to give you many years of
dependable service. This section tells you how to clean and care
for your air conditioner properly. Call your local authorized dealer
for an annual checkup. Remember... the cost of this service call
is your responsibility.

Cleaning the Air Filter

The air filter is removable for easy cleaning. A clean filter helps
remove dust, lint, and other particles from the air and is important
for best cooling and operating efficiency. Check the filter weekly
to see whether it needs cleaning.
NOTE: Do not operate the air conditioner without the filter in
1. Unplug air conditioner or disconnect power.
2. Grasp both sides near top of intake grille and pull forward.
Intake grille will pivot forward to reveal air filter.
3. Remove air filter from tabs.
1. Filter
2. Intake grille
4. Carefully wash air filter with a mild detergent and warm water.
Rinse with clear water, squeeze dry and replace.
5. Replace intake grille.
6. Plug in air conditioner or reconnect power.

Cleaning the Intake Grille

1. Unplug air conditioner or disconnect power.
2. Clean intake grille with a soft, damp cloth.
3. Air dry intake grille completely.
4. Plug in air conditioner or reconnect power.

Paint Damage Repair

Check once or twice a year for paint damage. This is very
important, especially in areas near oceans or where rust is a
problem. If needed, touch up with a good grade enamel paint.

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