Fedders air conditioner troubleshooting

Is the air conditioner is too noisy, does it have leakages, did it stop working or does it produce not enough cold? It is necessary to know what caused the malfunctioning. Read the troubleshooting methods in the table below.

Fedders HFC1009N2F air conditioner troubleshooting

OccurrencePossible causeSolution
Air conditioner will not operateHouse fuse blown or circuit breaker trippedReset circuit breaker
Remote control batteries are discharged Replace batteries
Control circuit malfunction Contact installer
Water dripping insideImproper installation or clogged drain tubeContact installer
Water draining outsideUnit is removing moisture from humid roomThis is normal during humid days
Noise when unit is coolingAir movement soundThe sound of rushing air is normal. If too loud, use a lower fan setting.
Vibration — poor installationContact installer
Not cooling efficientlyDirty air filtersClean filters
Air conditioner compressor does not run for three minutes after restartCompressor protection circuit prevents compressor from running for three minutes after restartThis is normal. Wait three minutes before restarting.
Fan speeds up in cooling mode during cooling operationIndoor coil defrostingThis is normal during humid days
Outdoor unit stops functioning for approximately 15 minutes (heat pump models)Unit is melting ice that has formed on the outdoor coilThis is normal

Fedders 12000 btu air conditioner troubleshooting

OccurrencePossible CauseSolutions
Air conditioner will not operate• Wall plug disconnected.✓ Push plug firmly into wall outlet.
• House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped.✓ Replace fuse with time delay type or reset circuit breaker.
• Power switch in OFF position.✓ Turn power switch to ON position.
• Unit accidentally turned off by moving the thermostat to a higher temperature and then immediately turned back to a colder position.✓ Wait approximately 3 minutes. Listen for the compressor to start.
• Unit turned off and then on too quickly.✓ If air conditioner is turned off, wait 3 minutes before restarting.
• Thermostat set too low for cooling.✓ Adjust thermostat to higher setting for cooling.
Air from unit does not feel cold enough• Selector in FAN position.✓ Set selector to COOL position.
• Thermostat set too warm.✓ Set thermostat to colder temperature.
• Room temperature below 70°F.✓ Cooling may not occur until room temperature rises above 70°F.
Air conditioner cooling, but room is too warm — ice forming on cooling coil behind decorative front• Outdoor temperature below 70°F.✓ To defrost the coil, set selector to FAN position. Then, set thermostat to warmer position.
• Dirty air filter — air restricted.✓ Clean filter. To defrost, set selector to FAN.
• Thermostat set too cold for nighttime cooling.✓ To defrost the coil, set selector to FAN position. Then, set thermostat to a normal position.
Air conditioner cooling, but room too warm —• Dirty air filter — air restricted.✓ Clean air filter. Refer to "Cleaning Air Filter" section.
NO ice forming on cooling coil behind decorative front• Thermostat set too warm.✓ Set thermostat to colder setting.
• Fan selector set on LOW.✓ Set fan speed selector to HIGH for maximum cooling.
Noise when unit is cooling• Air movement sound.✓ The sound of rushing air 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 — check with installer.
Water dripping inside when unit is cooling• Improper installation.✓ Tilt air conditioner slightly to the outside to allow water drainage. Refer to installation instructions — check with installer.
Water dripping outside when unit is cooling• Unit removing large quantity of moisture from humid room.✓ This is normal during excessively humid days.