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When activated, the thermostat stays on for about 45 sec. and then kicks out indicating a gfi problem . . . this seems far too sensitive . . . can I override this in some manner?? Thanks, Wayne

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If this is a window unit check max amperage on window unit should be on tag than check breaker size make sure breaker is big enough for unit and is there anything else on this circuit that could be tripping gfi also.
if not to difficult take unit to different room and see if works on that circuit. If it does either breaker to small or to many things on that circuit
if trips breaker in other room to there is something wrong with unit check fan motor or compressor

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You can replace the wall outlet with a GFI type and cut the ac cord end off and install a basic 3 prong for 120 volt system. AC unit controls don't like ground faults and should be corrected. The cord gfi may be going out.

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