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My Frigidaire model FRA124MT1 lights go off every time I

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good day, my Frigidaire model FRA124MT1 lights go off every time I throw the breaker on.
the outlet works with anything I plug into the outlet . but every time I plug in the AC, it lights up the digital screen for 1 second then it turs off.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

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Did you bend the prongs on the cord to fit the outlet?

Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

That air conditioner is designed to work in a 230 volt outlet, not a standard outlet. You likely have damaged it plugging it into a standard outlet. You will need to get a unit that works on 120 volts. Do not bend the cord terminals to fit the outlet, that means it is a 230 volt unit.

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