Hampton air conditioner troubleshooting

Hampton BAY HB1003R air conditioner troubleshooting

ProblemPossible CausesWhat To Do
Air conditioner does not start■ The air conditioner is unplugged.• Make sure the air conditioner plug is pushed completely into the outlet.
■ The fuse is blown/circuit breaker is tripped.• Check the house fuse/circuit breaker box and replace the fuse or reset the breaker.
■ Power failure.• If power failure occurs, turn the mode control to Off. When power is restored, wait 3 minutes to restart the air conditioner to prevent tripping of the compressor overload.
Air conditioner does not cool as it should■ Airflow is restricted.• Make sure there are no curtains, blinds, or furniture blocking the front of the air conditioner.
■ The thermostat may not be set high enough.• Turn the knob to a higher number. The highest setting provides maximum cooling.
■ The air filter is dirty.• Clean the filter at least every 2 weeks. See the care and Maintenance section.
■ The room may have been hot.• When the air conditioner is first turned on, you need to allow time for the room to cool down.
■ Cold air is escaping.• Check for open furnace floor registers and cold air returns.
■ Cooling coils have iced up.• See Air Conditioner Freezing Up below.
Air conditioner freezing up■ Ice blocks the air flow and stops the air conditioner from cooling the room.• Set the mode control at High Fan or High Cool with thermostat at 1 or 2.

Hampton BAY HB1453E air conditioner troubleshooting

Problem Possible CausesWhat To Do
The air conditioner does not operate at all- The air conditioner is unplugged or not plugged in completelyMake sure the plug is completely plugged into the outlet
- The fuse is blown/circuit breaker is tnggered restrictedCheck the fuse/circuit breaker box and replace the fuse or reset the breaker
- Power failure. In the event of a power failure, set the power control to OFF. When the power is restored, wait 3 minutes to restart the air conditioner to prevent the compressor from overloading
Air conditioner does not cool- The THERMOSTAT may not be set cool enoughTurn the knob to a higher setting. The highest setting provides maximum cooling
- The air filter is dirtyClean the filter at least every 2 weeks Refer to the 'Care and Maintenance" section (p 11) of the manual.
- The air conditioner was just turned on.After the air conditioner is turned on, you need to give the air conditioner some time to cool the room.
- Cold air is escaping.Check for open furnace floor resisters and cold air returns.
CLOSE the air conditioner vent
- Cooling coils are iced upSee Ice appears on the air conditioner below
Ice appears on the air conditioner.- The cooling coils are iced overIce may block the air flow and obstruct the air conditioner from properly cooling the room Set the fan at MED or HIGH while setting the thermostat at 1 or 2 until the ice melts.