Before You Call

OCCURRENCE

SOLUTION

Wall plug disconnected. Push plug firmly into wall outlet.

Plug Current Device tripped. Press the RESET button.

House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped. Replace fuse with time delay type or reset circuit breaker.

Temperature selector set too low. Adjust temperature selector to higher number for cooling.

Selector Control in OFF position. Turn selector to ON (some models) or the desired FAN or COOL setting.

Unit turned off by moving thermostat to a higher number and then immediately turning back to a colder

number. Wait approximately 3 minutes. Listen for compressor to restart.
Unit turned off and then on too quickly. Turn unit off and wait 3 minutes before restarting.

Turn selector to a higher COOL position.

Temperature selector set too warm. Set temperature selector to colder temperature.

Room temperature below 64°F (18°C). Cooling may not occur until room temperature rises above

64°F (18°C).
Temperature sensing tube touching cold coil, located behind air filter. Straighten tube away from coil.

Air conditioner will not operate.

Air from unit does not feel cold

enough.

Air conditioner cooling, but

room is too warm - ice forming

on cooling coil behind decorative

front

Air conditioner cooling, but room

is too warm - NO ice forming on 

cooling coil behind decorative

front.

Water dripping INSIDE when

unit is cooling.

Air conditioner turns on and off

rapidly.

Noise when unit is cooling.

Water dripping OUTSIDE when

unit is cooling.

Room too cold.

Outdoor temperature below 64°F (18°C). To defrost the coil, set selector to a FAN position. Then, set

thermostat to warmer position.
Air filter may be dirty. Clean filter. Refer to Care and Cleaning section. To defrost, set selector to FAN.

Temperature selector set too cold for night-time cooling. To defrost the coil, set selector to a FAN

position. Then, set temperature selector to warmer position.

Dirty air filter - air restricted. Clean air filter. Refer to Care and Cleaning section.

Temperature selector set too warm. Turn temperature selector clockwise to a colder setting.

Air directional louvers positioned improperly. Position louvers for better air distribution.

Front of unit is blocked by drapes, blinds, furniture, etc. - restricts air distribution. Clear blockage in

front of unit.
Doors, windows, registers, etc. open - cool air escapes. Close doors, windows, registers, etc.

Unit recently turned on in hot room. Allow additional time to remove “stored heat” from walls, ceiling,

floor and furniture.
Dirty air filter - air restricted. Clean air filter.

Outside temperature extremely hot. Set to High Cool to bring air through cooling coils more frequently.

Air movement sound. This is normal. If too loud, turn selector to lower FAN setting.
Sound of fan hitting water-moisture removal system. This is normal when humidity is high. Close doors,

windows and registers.
Window vibration - poor installation. Refer to installation instructions or check with installer.

Improper installation. Tilt air conditioner slightly to the outside to allow water drainage. Refer to

installation instructions or check with installer.

Unit removing large quantity of moisture from humid room. This is normal during excessively humid

days.

Temperature selector set too high, set to a lower number on temperature dial.

If These Solutions Fail, Call 1-800-944-9044(US)/1-800-265-8352(Canada)

For Frigidaire Service.

Before You Call

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Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This list includes common occurrences that are not

the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance.

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