Question about Danby Portable Air Conditioner

1 Answer

New unit has loud noise & doesn't drain. Too late to return!

I bought a Boston Innovative Products 12000 BTU portable AC unit at Big Lots. But it is way past the return date at the store, and I just found out that BPI has gone out of business also.
The unit makes a horribly loud constant sound for about 30 minutes both times it has been on, then it gradually goes away. Any Ideas what is wrong?
Also, there is no water draining out of the unit into the drain pan. I feel water if I stick my finger into the drain hose end, but nothing comes out. Again, any ideas?
Thank you so much to anyone who takes the time to help me out.

Posted by on

  • lakeaton Jun 18, 2009

    Thanks for your reply. My brother told me something about the oil.and it sitting too long. It is mainly noisy for a short time when I first start it up. The drain line isn't kinked though, so why I don't have water in the drain pan is beyond me.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 340 Answers

Drain line kinked? trying to diagnose a noise problem over the inter net really hard . could be compressor

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have an Amcor Portable Ac 12000 BTU and it keeps shuttig off due to condesation. I drain the unit ;but it only lasts for about 20 mins of run time before it shuts off again.Whats wrong with this?


Unit is not draining properly and only works when there is no condensate in the pan. The latter could have a clogged drain hole - check for that and clear if applicable.

Aug 19, 2015 | Amcor Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Have lost my manual for the designer 12000. can't tell what each button does-


Here is a link to what I believe is the Owner's Manual for your unit. You didn't mention the Model Number, so I all I had to go on was the BTU Output and the color. Never the less, all Danby Portable AC Units work the same way.

http://www.danby.com/cms/uploads/products/en_manual/DPAC_12099_EFOM.pdf

I hope this helps you and thanks for choosing FixYa.

Jul 22, 2011 | Danby Portable Air Conditioner

2 Answers

Window kit dimentions i have a window 18 inch wide


The portable AC units generally have a customizable, exhaust hose window, termination kit that comes with the unit.. In other words it can be cut to fit. The one that comes with the unit will fit casement windows, as well as sash windows.

To further assist you, I have included a link to the Owner's/Installation Manual for the model you referenced. You may download and print it if you like.

http://www.air-conditioner-home.com/manuals/ac-12000.pdf

Hope this helped you. Please let me know. Thanks.

Jun 13, 2011 | NewAir AC-12000E Portable Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Hi i have a Maytag 12000 btu Window ac unit that


I had a similar problem with my AC last week. These newer capacitors no longer have PCBs in them. The stuff they use now just ain't as good. As a result their are more capacitor failures tan ever. I would check that. If the cap looks swolen its probably bad.6f0f1c5.jpg52ae98e.jpgYou should also try and lubricate the motor. Use HVAC oil 106f87c.jpg$2 at Ace hardware store.
You gonna have to slide out the unit a little to get to the motor. Have rags ready.

Jun 18, 2010 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

My boston innovative products protable dvd player


is power supply problem, replace transformer

Feb 20, 2010 | Televison & Video

2 Answers

Boston innovative products MOB 10KDCHR portable


i found the user manual for it at:
manualfox.com/link/bostoninnovative.htm

Aug 24, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

Not finding what you are looking for?
Danby Portable Air Conditioner Logo

809 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Danby Heating & Cooling Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Dennis Boxerman

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

mintvl

Level 1 Expert

7 Answers

Are you a Danby Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...