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Window air conditioner smells like burning plastic, it also has a "sweet" smell...it is brand new and it was running for about 2 hours. It did not have this smell right away. It has been turned off since the odor was noticed. What is likely to be wrong with it?

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Sounds like your blower motor in your furnace or air handler has burned up. shut the unit down and replace the motor. make sure the ice is melted and the unit is dry before you turn it back on.

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Try cleaning the filter or replacing the filter

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SOURCE: the air conditioner smells like burning plastic

The fan motor or some other electrical component. Either way I would quit using it until it gets fixed as an A/C unit is cheaper than a house.

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Two units, same plug, burning smell ... hire an electrician to check your wiring

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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