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The cord for this unit got wet, and im fairly sure the fuse inside the cord tripped. It refuses to turn on.

I have a few other units in my garage that have functional cords, but they are a different brand. Would it be feasible for me to use one of these cords as a replacement as long as voltage matched?

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Hello friend, thank you for your post!

I understand that the power cord to your Frigidaire air conditioner got wet and you would like to know if you can change the cord with a different brand. Even though the cords may be the same voltage it would not be recommend to interchange the cords. I would suggest contacting your manufacturer for proper replacement parts. I hope this information is helpful. -Matt

Posted on Apr 30, 2015

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Sound to me like its pulling too much amps due to back dirty coils, check this coils where the fan blades throw the water on the coils ,this could be getting clogged! or low on freon, not enough cool gas to keep the compressor from getting hot!I

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SOURCE: AC Power cord pulled out of window AC unit

The main power connection is typically behind the panel with the power, speed and thermostat switches.

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Its most likely is not the switch. It is most likely the cord though. Due to the excess strain on the cord it has probably cut through the rubber coating on the wire and connected to the frame and grounded the hot lead. Fix the cord and you may have it handled.

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Hi! Connie, You can use a heavy7 duty appliance cord for this. It has to be for air conditioners or appliance cord to be as short in length for use needed. I believe not to be longer than 8 ft or so. I had to buy one for my air cond. and needed only 2 ft and got a 4 ft one and no heating up of cord at all, and thats on a 110v and the larger too 12,500 btu and works great!! Can be found at most hardware stores best buy store or any appliance place that sells air cond should have it. The manufacturer is trying to avoid the buyer using a long extension cord like a 15footer and not heavy enought o handle the load either. Hope this helps it works great for us!!! Debbie

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Hello, i have replaced cords on many window units so yes you can replace the cord. I believe if you go to a online appiliance website they will have the cord you need. I have found this website online with frigidaire parts http://www.repairclinic.com/Shop-For-Parts?s=t-faa065P7a-==

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