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Troubleshooting; Before Calling For Service - Kenmore 580.75085 Owner's Manual

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BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
Check
the following
list to be sure a service
call is really necessary.
A quick
reference
to this manual
may
help you avoid an unneeded
service
call.
THE AIR CONDITIONER
WILL NOT OPERATE
Check if...
Then...
The Current interrupter Device is tripped.
Well plug disconnected.
House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped.
Power is OFF.
Unit was turned off and then on too quickly.
TEMP Control set warmer than room temperature.
Press the RESET button located on the power cord plug.
If the RESET button will not stay engaged, discontinue use of the
air conditioner end contact a qualified service technician.
Push plug fitmly into walt outlet.
Replace fuse with time delay type or reset circuit breaker.
Push the power button.
Set unit off end wait 3 minutes before restarting.
Set TEMP Control to e lower number.
AIR FROM
UNIT
DOES
NOT
FEEL
COLD
ENOUGH.
Check
if...
Then...
FAN SPEED set at LOW.
Push FAN SPEED button to set at HI.
TEMP Control set too warm.
Set TEMP Control to e lower temperature.
Room temperaturebelow 70°F (21°C).
Cooling may not occur until room temperature rises above 70°F (21 °C).
Temperature sensing tube touching evaporator coil,
Straighten tube away from evaporator coil.
locatedbehind front grille.
THE AIR CONDITIONER C00UNG, BUT ROOM IS TOO WARM -ICE FORMING ON COOUNG COIL BEHIND INLET GRILLE.
Check
if...
Then...
Outdoor temperature below 70°F (21 °C).
To defrost the coil, set the MODE to FAN, FAN speed to High.
Air filter may be dirty.
Clean air fi_ter.Refer to Maintenance section of owner's manuel.
To defrosttheco_l, s et the MODE to Cool, Fen speed to high, end the
TEMP Control set too low.
Temp control to a higher temperature.
THE AIR CONDITIONERCCOUNG, BUT ROOM IS TOO WARM
Check
if...
Then...
Dirty air fi_ter- air restricted.
Clean air fi_ter.Refer to Maintenance section of owner's manual.
TEMP Control set too warm.
Set TEMP Control to e lower temperature.
Front of unit is blocked by drapes, blinds, furniture, etc.
Clear blockege in front of unit.
Air distdbution is restdcted.
Doors, windows, registers, etc. open. Cold air escapes.
Close doors, windows, registers,etc.
Unit recently turned on in hot room.
AIbw additional t ime to removestoredheatfrom walls,ceiling,_r,
andfum_ure
THE
AIR CONDITIONER
TURNS
ON AND
OFF
RAPIDLY.
Check
if...
Then...
Outside temperature is extremely hot.
Set FAN SPEED on HI to minimize the cooling load.
Unit is set to energy sever mode.
Approximately every 3 minutes the fan will turn on a_qd the unit will check
the room air temperature to determine if cooling is needed. This is
normal energy saver mode operation.
NOISE
WHEN
UNIT
IS COOLING.
Check
if...
Then...
Sound of fan hittingwater - from the moisture removal system. This is normal v_en humid@ is high. Close doors, wicdews, and registers.
W ndew v bration - poor icsta at on.
Refer to instalation instruct ons or check w_ icsta ler.
WATER
DRIPPING
INSIDE
ROOM
WHEN
UNIT
IS COOLING.
Check
if...
Then...
The air conditioner is impropedy inatatled.
I Tiltairc°nditi°nerslightlyt°the°utsidet°atl°wwaterdrainage'Refert°nata
ation natruct ons or check with icsta ler,
WATER
DRIPPING
OUTSIDE
WHEN
UNIT
IS COOLING.
Check
if...
Then...
The unit is removing large quantities of moisture
This is normal during excessively humid days.
from humid room.
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