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I have a 12,000 BTU portable air conditioner it is a Haier Model # ***** All of a sudden it keeps blowing the breaker about 5 to 20 seconds after you turn it on?
Can you tell me what might be wrong. I have reset the plug, bit that still does no0t work.
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