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Air conditioner has no power at all to turn it on

The air conditioner was fine when we removed it from the window in the Fall. We put it back in the window today and it is completely dead...What can be the problem?

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  • buzzp37 May 23, 2009

    There are other things plugged into the same outlet...lamp and phone. There is a two prong add-on added to the air conditioner plug because the air conditioner plug was three prong and our outlets are two prong. But, it's the same add-on plug that we used last year. It's like there is no power to the air conditioner, but like I say, the lamp and phone are plugged into the same outlet..

  • buzzp37 May 24, 2009

    I thank you for all your help...I'm so sorry to bother you! We are just so dumb!!!! There are on/off switches on the plug on the cord that goes to the air conditioner and we were attempting to turn the cord on without plugging it into the outlet! We had the cord in our hand and were trying to switch the unit on/off without having the unit plugged in. Our grandson was over last night and we asked him to take a look at it...he just plugged the cord in and pushed the switch. I'm sorry...we our just dummies!!! Thanks again!

  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook May 11, 2010

    It's hibernating. Ok, no jokes. What do you mean dead? Is there power to the outlet? Any chance mice got into the wiring?

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No, I doubt its a problem with the plug. I don't want to direct you into the wiring so lets try this . Rotate the thermostat control or if buttons alternately press the on and off buttons several times. If its a dial turn turn it several times then stop at lowest temp setting. Do the same to all the controls. This helps to clean the contacts on the controls. I don't know of any air conditioner that has a reset or breaker incorporated in its electrical.Takthere is any humming. The Fan should at least turn. If not, then someone will need to check to see where the power ends. Try the control cleaning a few times. Let me know if you will please. One more thing, Pull on the power cord and see if it is securely held in place, if not, Look closely where it passes through the cabinet to detect if the cord was pulled on. then check for any signs of kinking or crimping. The power cord itself may have been damaged somehow. Make sure all the prongs are tight . It has happened wher the cord on a unit being carried got caught on something and having hands full, It was jerked on to free it. Can't rule that out.. Good luck and stay in touch.

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  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook May 25, 2009

    Doesn't that beat all? some little need to know facts just have to be known.LOL. Well, maybe not, I've pulled a few "hope nobody was looking " things my self.

    So now we're even for the hibernating thing. :) Be cool, pardon the pun. Thank you for your honesty and letting me know. It is greatly appreciated. Happy trails. :)

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