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Why does my brand new wall AC unit turn on but the fan does not work?

When I plug in my brand new air conditioner and press the power button on the unit (or the power button on the remote) the unit will turn on the display, but the fan will not come on. I have also set it to cool mode and even fan only and the fan does not start. If I hold down the on/off button while plugging the unit in, I get what appears to be a diagnostics on the LCD as it moves through numbers until it displays settings. Just prior to the number readouts the fan or compressor sounds like it is kicking in or trying to start, so I'm not sure if it is a fan problem or something else.

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Good Afternoon Michael,

I see that you are having trouble with your Frigidaire air conditioner, model# FRA14EHT2, and the fan not turning on, even though the compressor turns on. Being that this is an air conditioning, I suggest either calling your local authorized technician or possibly the manufacturer. One of which will be able to assist and direct you in the right direction of having your air conditioner working. Hope this is helpful.

-Best Regards-
WP

Posted on May 12, 2014

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