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How can you tell if a GS5VHAXWA is cooling . Just got it today and has been plugged in and on for 8 hours and is warm inside.

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  • gbbaby1 May 11, 2010

    Yes sounds like the fan is running. Control panel lights up turned to cool but it has been 8 hours and seems to not be cooling. I have an 8 year old WP gold that i am replacing and it cools in an hour. Is it typical for it not to cool much if at all in 8 hours?

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    steve May 11, 2010

    Is anything running? Fans? Lights? Is the thermostat turned on?

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It should have started cooling immediately.
Call your salesman and have another delivered to replace it.

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