GE AG_14 Owner's Manual & Installation Instructions

Ge 14,000/18,000 btu models room air conditioners


GE Appliances
Owner's Manual &
Installation Instructions
AG_14 –14,000 BTU models
AG_18 –18,000 BTU models
Pub. No. 49-7378-1 CG 11-98


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Summary of Contents for GE AG_14

  • Page 1 GE Appliances Room Conditioners Owner’s Manual & Installation Instructions AG_14 –14,000 BTU models AG_18 –18,000 BTU models Pub. No. 49-7378-1 CG 11-98...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    If you do need service, you can relax knowing help is only a phone call away. A list of toll-free customer service numbers is included in the back section. Or, you can always call the GE Answer Center® at 800.626.2000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire, electric shock or personal injury. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Use this appliance only for its intended Turn the mode control to OFF and unplug purpose as described in this Owner’s your air conditioner before making any...
  • Page 4: Use Of Extension Cords

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! USE OF EXTENSION CORDS – 115-Volt models only Because of potential safety hazards under certain CAUTION: conditions, we strongly recommend against the use of an extension cord. DO NOT use an extension cord with any of However, if you must use an extension cord, the 230/208 volt models.
  • Page 5: Controls

    About the controls on the air conditioner. The controls will look like one of the following. (Features and appearance will vary.) HIGH HIGH COOL COOL COOL COOL COOL MODE CONTROLS Your model will have one of the above controls. TEMP CONTROLS Your model will have one of the above controls.
  • Page 6 About the controls on the air conditioner. Additional controls and important information. Energy Saver (on some models) The energy saver switch controls the fan. OFF — The fan runs all the time, while the compressor cycles on and off. ON —The fan and compressor cycle on and off together.
  • Page 7: Care And Cleaning Of The Air Conditioner

    The coils on the outdoor side of the air conditioner should be checked regularly. If they are clogged with dirt or soot they may be professionally steam cleaned, a service available through your GE service outlet. Air Filter The air filter behind the front grille should be checked and cleaned at least every 30 days or more often if necessary.
  • Page 8: Preparing To Install The Air Conditioner

    Preparing to install the air conditioner. Read these instructions completely and carefully. Before You Begin NOTE TO INSTALLER: Leave these instructions with CAUTION: the air conditioner after installation is completed. Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the NOTE TO CONSUMER: Keep this Owner’s Manual power cord.
  • Page 9: Window Installation

    Window Installation Instructions Parts Included Top mounting rail Window sash seal Left accordion Foam top panel window gasket Top mounting rail seal strip Frame guide (2) Right accordion panel Sill bracket (2) Support bracket (2) Window locking bracket Type A (14) Type B (7) Type C (5) Type D (2)
  • Page 10 Window Installation Instructions Read completely, then follow step-by-step. Window Requirements These instructions are for a standard double- hung window. You will need to modify them for other types of windows. The air conditioner can be installed without the accordion panels if needed to fit in a narrow window.
  • Page 11 Remove the Air Conditioner From the Case Remove the 2 shipping screws from the back of Slide the air conditioner from the case by the case. gripping the base pan handle and pulling forward while bracing the case. Remove the 2 screws on each side of the case. Keep these for later use.
  • Page 12 Window Installation Instructions Prepare the Window Loosely attach the sill brackets to the support Open the window and mark the centerline of brackets using the 2 carriage bolts and 2 the window stool. Measure and mark 11″ to the lock nuts. left and right of the centerline.
  • Page 13 Install the Window Locking Bracket and the Foam Top Window Gasket Attach the window locking bracket with a Cut the foam top window gasket to the window type C screw. width. Stuff the foam between the glass and the window to prevent air and insects from getting into the room.
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service… Troubleshooting Tips Save time and money! Review the chart below first and you may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do • Make sure the air conditioner plug is pushed Air conditioner The air conditioner completely into the outlet.
  • Page 15: Air Conditioner Warranty

    Any part of the air conditioner which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. One Year During this full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor From the date of the and in-home service to replace the defective part.
  • Page 16: Service Telephone Numbers

    Expert GE repair service is only a phone call away. Special Needs Service 800.626.2000 800-TDD-GEAC (800-833-4322) GE offers, free of charge, a brochure to assist in planning a barrier-free kitchen for persons with limited mobility. Service Contracts 800-626-2224 Purchase a GE service contract while your warranty is still in effect and you’ll receive a substantial discount.

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