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Cuts in and out

I have a danby 12,000 btu portable airconditioner which cuts in and out all the time. I can have the temp set at 62 degrees, and when first started it will run for about 1/2 hr before cutting out. Then it runs for about 5 min, then cuts out for about 5 min and starts up again. During the day the room temp will not go below 75 degrees. When it cuts out the blue light flashes and a code of 04 comes up. service center will not help

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Re: cuts in and out

I suspect a bad compressor run capacitor. Take the unit to a service facility & have the capacitor & overload protector replaced. The overload will be weakened by the repeated cycling.

Posted on Jul 17, 2007

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