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Kenmore 72189 Air Conditioner not power on

My Kenmore 72189 Air Conditioner do not power on.I check brecker, power line, outlet and all is OK.This unit has digital control display and when I press power nothing come out on the screen. which part of this control box coud be bad? Thanks,aynos

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Re: Kenmore 72189 Air Conditioner not power on

Inspect for any broken or burnt wires check thermastat compressor overload/relay selector switch and the control board

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