Question about Whirlpool ACP102PS Portable Air Conditioner

1 Answer

AC was cooling fine. Now, won't cool room even though cool air comes out. Exhaust hose is extremely hot.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 31 Answers

Check filter, if you have a 5000BTU unit (small) and it is extremely hot, then it wont work great for a big room. BTU is the rate of what the AC will put out. 5000 BTU is good for a small single room. 10,000 will cool a bigger room and 18,000 btu is meant to cool a home.

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

Testimonial: "Thank you so much!"

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Remove exhaust hose


U need that hose to direct the warm air outside the area to be cooled. If you remove it, the hot exhaust will stay in the room being cooled and negate the cold air being directed into the room.

That is why regular room AC units are mounted on window sill. Cold air in, hot air out.

Oct 08, 2015 | Haier Commercial Cool 8,000 BTU Portable...

Tip

Portable Air Conditioning great portable air cooling


Portable air conditioning offers you the convenience of mobility. All you have to do is roll the portable air conditioner to the room in which it's needed. Install an exhaust hose out a window or other opening (everything you need is provided) and turn it on. The installation process for these units is very simple. These portable air conditioning units are built small enough to be very mobile and are supplied with wheels for easy movement. A portable air conditioner will also work very well in apartment situations where you will often find a window unit is unacceptable.

Portable air conditioners are very unique in that they are portable and can be easily moved to different locations in your home or business. They can be a highly effective way to either help out an existing HVAC system in one room or cool a single room entirely. They are also one of the best ways to cool a room or area without having to install a window mounted unit.

These air conditioners use a compressor and Freon to cool just like normal air conditioning. They are very effective in cooling rooms and to keep the humidity low. Like normal air conditioners portable units extract hot air that must be vented. That is why they need to have the exhaust hose to the outside. These units can cool air as well as air conditioning done with window air conditioners. However they do not require installation like conventional window air conditioners this makes them very convenient for seniors or physically challenged people. Most portable air conditioners are supplied with a window kit. This kit contains exhaust hoses that will work in any window: double-hung, casement, awning or slider. Because they vent through an opening like a window they require no permanent mounting like window air conditioning.

Portable air conditioners are a very good cooling option for those who can't use the more conventional air conditioning methods. Remember though that this type of unit is not as efficient as most window units or conventional air. So while they may make your environment cooler, it won’t turn your tent into a room at the local hotel.

So as you can see these air conditioning units have some great advantages over other types of air conditioning. They are a great alternative for unique applications where central air or conventional window units are either unfeasible or too expensive. During special events, portable air conditioning can also be a great way to keep guests or equipment cool and comfortable. Always be aware though that because portable air conditioning will remove moisture from the air, they will also need to be drained occasionally similar to a dehumidifier.

Does your application warrant a permanent air conditioner of some form or should you just use a portable one? There are some interesting things to consider when making that choice. Weigh out all of the different options and make that decision based on what will best suit your needs.

on Dec 13, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

I do not have the exhaust hose for my AC. Should I not run the AC since it is blowing hot air into the room as well as cool?


No you should not because it is counterproductive. You can always purchase a new exhaust hose at your local hardware store!!!

Aug 10, 2011 | DeLonghi Pinguino PAC-210 Air Conditioner

1 Answer

I just purchased a kenwood a/c a couple of weeks ago it's a G130EK, 13,000 btu and it doesn't cool anything not even a 12 x 12 room. There is an opening that leads to a bigger room , but the...


Air conditioners generally cool the air 15 to 20 degrees. 80 degrees in return should be 65 in supply. 70 degrees in return should be 55 in supply. If the a.c. is in that range it is working fine and doing all it is going to do.

Jul 02, 2017 | Kenwood Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

Cool air coming from the vents in the front but hot air coming from the back. What do I do to stop the hot air so that the room will cool down?


Hi,
The hot air is a product of the cooling.... if you stop that then the unit will not cool!!!
You need to buy an exhaust kit to vent the hot air outside so that it will cool the room.
Otherwise it is just what is called a spot cooler or in other words you are cool if you sit in front of it, but it actually will make the overall room temp. hotter!!

heatman101

Jul 04, 2011 | Haier CPRB09XC7 Portable Air Conditioner

1 Answer

Heater smell when AC comes on...


The fan that blows the air blows through the heater coils before it blows through the A/C.As long as the heater doesn't come on, there is not much that can be done. ZCooking the attic room will be a problem because it is the heat rises thing, and on top(literally) of it all, the roof is radiating heat.

Sep 21, 2009 | LG Heat cool Window Air Conditioner

2 Answers

Deshumidifier problem


The manufacturer suggests, even though state not required, to leave
required ac termination kit in place even in dehumification mode.
This should reduce your energy conflict.

Aug 04, 2009 | Danby DPAC120068 Air Conditioner

2 Answers

Air exhaust hose gets extremely warm


The Pinguino's exhaust pipe has to be attached to the window bracket to direct the air hot air out of the room, otherwise the room can't cool properly.
The owner's manual has several troubleshooting remedies for you to try:
1)  If the window is open, close the window. 2)  If there is a heat source in the room (burner, lamp, etc.), eliminate the heat source. 3)  If the exhaust hose is detached, connect the exhaust hose.  (My recommendation is to connect the exhaust hose to the window bracket and direct the air outside.) 4)  If the air filters are clogged, clean or replace the filters.
Remedies that aren't mentioned in the manual, but you might find helpful:
1)  Make sure that there are no kinks in the hose, and that the hose either remains straight or has a gentle curve when directing it into the window bracket.
2)  A sunny window reduces the maximum power and efficiency of the unit.  Placing it in a sunny window reduces your BTUs by at least 600, which means the maximum square footage of cooled space is reduced.  Cooling a kitchen requires at least 4,000 BTUs alone, which is nearly half of the unit's BTUs.  Try to place the unit by a window that receives minimum to no direct sunlight.
Finally, stating the obvious, if the room isn't cooling, the room is too large for the unit.  The PACL90 cools up to 400sqft.  Bear in mind that the air from these portable air conditioners cannot move around corners very well, so try to set it by a window in the central part of the room.

Jun 13, 2008 | DeLonghi Pinguino PACL90 Portable Air...

1 Answer

Dehumidify mode also cools


Some units do cool/dehumidify only im afraid why cant you let the unit dump its hot air into the room then it wont heat or cool the room?

Sep 03, 2006 | Danby DPAC9031 Silhouette 9,000 BTU...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Whirlpool ACP102PS Portable Air Conditioner Logo

Related Topics:

731 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Whirlpool Heating & Cooling Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Bill Long

Level 3 Expert

587 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

Are you a Whirlpool Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...