Avanti air conditioner troubleshooting

You cannot always repair the air conditioner on your own. However, there are some breakages, which you can fix without additional help, even if you are not that good at repairing household appliances. At the same time, you will save money in your budget.

PROBLEMPOSSIBLE CAUSESUGGESTED SOLUTION
Air conditioner does not operate.No power to the unit.Check connection of power cord to power source.
The circuit breaker tripped or a blown fuse.
Set OPERATION knob to position other than “OFF”.
Inefficient or no cooling.Dirty air filter.Clean or replace air filter. Check with dealer to determine proper unit capacity for application.
Inappropriate capacity for application.Remove obstruction from grille or outdoor louvers.
Blocked airflow.Let fan run to restart compressor (in approximately 10 minutes.)
Power interruption, settings change too quickly, or compressor overload tripped.
Noisy unit.Loose parts. Inadequate support.Tighten loose parts.
Provide additional support to unit.
Odors.Formation of mold, mildew, or algae on wet surfaces.Remove drain plug and drain base pan.
Replace drain plug.
Clean unit thoroughly.
Water dripping outside.Condensation run-off is normal during hot and humid weather.Add flexible tubing to redirect water flow.
Water dripping inside.Unit is not properly angled to allow water to drain outside.Unit must be installed on an angle for proper condensation run-off. Check the unit and make adjustments.
Ice or frost build-up.Low outside temperature. Unit air filter is dirty.When outdoor temperature is approximately 65°F or below, frost may form when unit is in cooling mode. Switch unit to FAN (only) operation until frost melts.
Remove and clean filter.