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Portable air conditioner model # XXXXX
This is the first time we tried to use the unit.
It comes on, but it is not cooling. The room temperature display does not work. The room is about 82 degrees, but the sensor reads in the 50's. There is also no air coming out of the front of the unit.
Please give us your thoughts.
Thanks,
Bob and Margie Snyder
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: Rick Mather, HVAC Technician replied 8 years ago
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Check for clogged coil filter and or coil itself has extremely dirty surface and internal build up of dirt

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HVAC Technician: Rick Mather, HVAC Technician replied 8 years ago
These units have become throw away item if the fix is not simple such as dirty coils that can be cleaned but if control boards are bad then just buy newer unit
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
How do you get the back off. I removed the screws but the top is still attached & won'y budge.
HVAC Technician: Rick Mather, HVAC Technician replied 8 years ago
There are always some screws that always seem to remain hidden
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