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Installing a new ge air conditioner window unit and removed some of the interior styrofoam thinking it was packing material. was this wrong? what now? thanks.

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Hello, removing the interior styrofoamwas not a wrong thing to do.

The work of a interior Styrofoam is to prevent the air condition from getting damaged when drop with force on the flow when caring it. Air conditioners are fragile in other to prevent it from damage, they use the Styrofoam to prevent it.

So removing the Styrofoam was not wrong at all.

Hope you understand.

Take care.

Posted on May 13, 2010

  • Egwe Emmanuel Onyedikachi

    Hi, you can still make use of it if when rain falls and the rain drips on it and makes some noise that you might not like, or might be disturbing the house.

    You can use it after installing the air conditioner, just place at the top of the air conditioner, so that when it rains, the driping of the water will not make any funny noise to the hear.

    It is your choice which ever you want.


    Take care.

  • elfretz May 14, 2010

    Thanks for the advice. Here's more information: it's a big window unit GE model AKH2SDNT1; serial number AT553214. On the phone after my husband did the damage, GE said we should have left it in & scheduled a service call. I don't want to pay for this call and also don't want to have to disassemble the outside window support system. What I would like to do is to glue the pieces back in place. They fit together well, and I've bought a can of 3M Styrofoam Adhesive. Earlier today, the guy at Lowe's said he has seen this problem & advised against trying to fix it because most glues are solvents & will dissolve the styrofoam. He had not heard of styrofoam adhesive. I get the impression that the interior styrofoam is important, and it's actually all one molded piece which surrounds the vent lever and encases the fan. So I'm ready to try the glue. Do you think it's safe & worth a try? Since the warranty is only for one year, I'm thinking I have not much to lose (plus, it's hot!). Thanks, Ellyn.

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