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My Fedders AEY12F7F-D has stopped working after only 2yrs. Two a/c company's have said it's the motor and to just replace the entire unit or fix it for $400, it turns on but just doesn't do anything. Should I take the motor out and have it rewound?

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SOURCE: I have a thru the wall fedders ac unit. The heat

no blower !!! or heating element is bad or switch try putting the fan on only if it works than it is probaly the switch not letting the blower on only heat

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: purchased a fedders a/c 18000 unit still under

Check the capacitor for the fan motor. You can do that with a multimeter with the capacitor test function or if the capacitor looks swollen then it is probably bad. Also, make sure the fan rotates freely by hand. Let me know if you need more help.

Posted on Jun 08, 2010

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Hi - there is a fuse inside the unit and if replacing it does not solve the problem, it could be a problem with the heating element itself. The heater looks like this:

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If this part has failed, you may have trouble locating a replacement - as an online appliance parts store has indicated that the part is no longer available from the manufacturer. You may find the part on another parts supplier's (whether online or at a local store) shelf however. You'll have to do some checking or calling to see if someone has though. Of course, if it is just a bad connection or blown fuse, replacement of this part won't be needed.

A handyman should be able to tackle this - as it is an issue with the electric heater circuit - not a cooling circuit or refrigerant problem. Explain the problem to him and ask if he feels confident troubleshooting this problem for you, first. The heater itself will be located behind the grille and cold refrigerant coil. Tracing the 2 wires back far enough should reveal the fuse location. The fuse may be an in-line type - or one that is mounted to a panel. Either way, your handyman should be able to find it.

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 05, 2011

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Mellisia, the problem very well may be, that the drain pan hole under the unit, on the outside may be clogged. When that happens, water backs up and leaks out the front of the unit.The drain hole should be near one of the corners of the drain pan. And with Fedders, it may be on the edge/lip of the drain pan. The clog, may appear to be part of the drain pan and that's why you haven't noticed it.

Inspect the drain pan closely. If you can't find it. You can create one, by CAREFULLY drilling a hole at one of the corners of the drain pan. It doesn't have to be a large hole 1/8" to 1/4" should do.Be sure the unit is OFF and unplugged from the wall, before attempting this. Also, once the drill bit penetrates the drain pan STOP. You don''t want the drill bit to pierce the coils on the back of the unit.

Hope this helped you. Please let me know. Thanks.

Posted on Jun 20, 2011

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