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Air conditioner constantly shuts off

One day I smelled smoke coming from the AC outlet. I have a extention cord coming from the unit into the AC outlet because it isn't long enough. I immediately move the plug to another outlet. Now the AC runs for about 10 minutes than breaks the circuit breaker. Can anyone help me resolve this issue?

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Re: Air conditioner constantly shuts off

Are you saying that you have plugged the aircon into an extension lead then into a socket in the wall and that the smoke was coming from the extension lead part. If so I would suggest checking all your plug in connections and chenge the extension lead. A quick way to check the compressor is a cause is to put the aircon to fan only and see if it fails to trip out the circuit breaker, then put it back onto cooling and see if it trips (if it does on cooling then its a good possibility). Most aircons have a three to five minute time delay for starting the compressor to protect against power fluctuations (ie power cuts). Hope this s of some help.

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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