Sylvania air conditioner troubleshooting

Having rather complex mechanisms in its structure, air conditioners require special attention from the user. And if you leave the air conditioner without the necessary maintenance, it will stop working very soon. All air conditioner malfunctions are collected in the table with symptoms of problems and options for their repair.

1. Unit does not Start when Pressing on/off Button- P1 appears in the display windowDrain the water in the bottom tray.
- Room temperature is lower than the set temperature.(Cooling mode)Reset the temperature.
2. Not cool enough- The windows or doors in the room are not closed.Make sure all the windows and doors are closed.
- There are heat sources inside the room.Remove the heat sources if possible.
- Exhaust air duct is not connected or is blocked.Connect the duct and make sure it can function properly.
- Temperature setting is too high.Decrease the set temperature.
- Air filter is blocked by dust.Clean the air filter.
4. Noisy or vibration- The ground is not level or not flat enough.Place the unit on a flat, level ground if possible.
5. Gurgling sound- The sound comes from the flowing of the refrigerant inside the air-conditioner.It is normal.
6. Power shut off in Heating mode- The automatic over heat protection function. When the temperature at the air outlet exceed 70°C/158°F, the device will stop.Switch on again after the unit has cooled down.

Sylvania SYL-08CM air conditioner troubleshooting

Air conditioner does not startWall 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.
Selector Control in OFF position. Turn selector to the desired FAN or COOL setting.
Unit turned off by moving thermostat to a higher number and then immediately turning back to a colder number. Wait approximately 3 minutes. Listen for compressor to start.
Unit turned off and then on too quickly. Turn unit off and wait 3 minutes before restarting.
Thermostat set too low. Adjust thermostat to Ngher number for cooling.
Air from unit does not feel cold enoughTurn selector to a higher COOL position.
Thermostat set too warm. Set thermostat to colder temperature.
Room temperature below l7b(62p). Cooling may not occur until room temperature rises above 17 C(62rf. Temperature sensing tube touching cold coil, located beNnd air filter. Straighten tube away from coil.
Air conditioner cooling, but room is too warmice forming on cooling coil behind decorative frontOutdoor temperature below 18°C(64°F). To defrost the coil, set selector to FAN position. Then, set thermostat to wanner position.
Air filter may be dirty. Clean filter. To defrost, set selector to FAN.
Thermostat set too cold for night-time cooling. To defrost the coil, set selector to a FAN position. Then, set thermostat to a warmer position.
Air conditioner cooling, but room Is too warm- NO ice forminn on cooling coil behind decorative frontDirty air filter- air restricted. Clean air filter.
Thermostat set too warm. Turn thermostat clockwise to a colder setting.
Air directional louvers positioned improperly. Position louvers for better air distribution.
Front of units is blocked by drapes, blinds, furniture, etc. - restricts air distribution. Clear blockage.
Doors, windows, registers, etc. Open- cold air escapes. Close doors, windows, registers.
Unit recently turned on in hot room. Allow additional time to remove' Stored heat" from walls, ceiling, floor and furniture.
Air conditioner turns on and off rapidlyDirty air filter- air restricted. Clean air filter.
Outside temperature extremely hot. Set to high cool to bring air past cooling coils more frequently.
Noise when unit Is coolingAir movement sound. This 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.
Water dripping INSIDE when unit is cooling.Improper installation. Tilt air conditioner slightly to the outside to allow water drainage.
Water dripping OUTSIDE when unit Is cooling.Unit removing large quantity of moisture from humid room. This is normal during excessively humid days.