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Make sure to buy an Air Conditoner that is rated for the space you are trying to cool..Allways buy a bigger unit so the unit wont be working so hard...Its like trying to walk somehere instead of riding a bike..They both get the job done but, one gets the job done a whole lot faster..

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AC was cooling fine. Now, won't cool room even though cool air comes out. Exhaust hose is extremely hot.


Check filter, if you have a 5000BTU unit (small) and it is extremely hot, then it wont work great for a big room. BTU is the rate of what the AC will put out. 5000 BTU is good for a small single room. 10,000 will cool a bigger room and 18,000 btu is meant to cool a home.

Jul 07, 2010 | Whirlpool ACP102PS Portable Air...

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PORTABLE AIR CONDITONER MODEL#APEOIAJMI-DOES NOT


If you turned this unit on right away after you received it you may haved damaged the compressor. You should always let a rfrigeration or a/c unit sit in its up right position for atleast 12 hrs. before operating, so that pressures and oil can equalize inside the system, unplug the unit and check the wires at the compressor and make sure they are still connected, Good luck.

Mar 05, 2010 | Heating & Cooling

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air conditoner model gwhd5000 goldstar does not cool


Hi, first you will need to know, what type refrigerant,(freon) your a/c used, if you need to add freon, there's a leak in your a/c. you will have to find and repair leak, before you can charge/ add refrigerant(freon) . automobile a/c can be easily recharge (add) to system, but your window a/c unit, has the same principles but different approach, if you don't have experience, you will have to call mechanic, make sure you have a freon leak, before calling mechanic, plug a/c on let it work, put hands close to a/c, feel or check temperature of air blowing out from a/c, make sure compressor is working/running, fans could be working/ but compressor not, also put a/c thermostat to max, your model no. GWHD5000. means your unit is 5000 b.t.u, (british thermal unit) measurement of heat transfer, am wondering if a/c is to small for your space/room. making you think it needs freon, 5000. b.t.u. is for a small space,like a room 10' by 10' like a storage area or small bedroom, keep bedroom door/windows shut. measure you room/space/area , the bigger space/area needed to be cooled, has a chart, maybe you can find it on internet, any way a 10.000 or 12.000 b.t.u a/c is better buy, for normal room/space etc. so check compressor especially to make sure working, a/c could be to small for space/room, check it at night to see if it's colder. don't try to put gas/ freon yourself, could be very dangerous. but before calling mechanic, check those thing, mention before, could be your a/c are to small, for space/room etc. remember before attempting any repairs, disconnect power. good luck.

Aug 20, 2009 | LG Goldstar GWHD5000 wall/window Air...

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Our air conditoner is throwing out cold air but the room is very hot the fan is blowing out cold air too it is not cooling the room down.


sounds like it does not have enough BTUs
so many BTUs can cool somany cu-feet if sealed space
Like leaving the freezer door open too seal that room

Jul 31, 2009 | DeLonghi Pinguino PAC-290 Air Conditioner

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central air conditoner unit doesnt blow cool air into home has some ice on the inlet heat and cooling lines going into the central air unit


Change the furnace filter. Make sure you use a cheap one when air conditioning, as the better ones restrict airflow when they filter out so much stuff and then plug up, not allowing enough air to pass over the cooling coil in the furnace's air plenum. Turn the A/C off for a few hours (with only the furnace fan on if possible) to melt the ice off the cooling unit inside the furnace.

Sep 01, 2008 | Carrier Heating & Cooling

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