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Not turning on

My unit does not turn on at night but the operation led is on while the timer led blinks continuously. my unit is a split type carrier aircon models 42kceo12380.

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2009

    I tried this out and it worked just turned off the power about 10 seconds and turned it on and it worked at last.

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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2009

    I too have similar problem with Carrier Split AC (1 ton). It starts at Cool mode, but in an hour's time the timer light blinks (5 second frequency) and the AC stops with the Power indicator still ON, and the cooling stops. Althogh this problem is not seen every time the AC is put in Auto mode, it occurs occasionally. Switching the AC on and off several times works sometimes, but not always.... Every night I have to get up every hour to restart the AC. Will try, however, totally disconnecting the AC from the mains and repowering. But is it a permanent solution? Is it not a manufacturing defect?

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Hi

Try to reset the unit by disconnecting the power supply for 10sec. and operate the unit. If it wont work replace your Room Air and Coil Thersmistor or test the thersmistor with mulitester. The resistance reading of thermistor is 10 kilo ohms @25deg. C room temp. If it is shorted or open the unit wont operate.

Hope this can help :)



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