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My convair millenia is not working well

It doesn't seem to be working. the filter is not soaking with the water and consequently the air is not coming out cool, how can we fix it or at least know what the problem is?

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Had the same problem. Did all the the abpve solution #1 & #2. Still could not get water to the filter pad. My problem was the diverter switch (left blue switch for cool or drain was striped so that when turned the diverted remainded in the off position. Used pliers to move to cool position and it worked fine.
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Ok. 1. The Convair Millenia is an evaporative cooler, so i dont think it should be placed under the fans section...

2. There are various problems which could be associated with your cooler not functioning properly, in your case the cooling aspen pad is not getting soaked.

to solve this:

1. The pad could be not soaked by the cooler because there is blockage to the water flow chanels to the aspen pad. To fix this, open the cooler at the back, mine has these two blue tabs (you need to push on those to wedge the cover out).

Once you have done that, you should now see pad, remove the pad gently with the cover, and place down. Then, now what you should see is the water channel (located on top of where the pad was), it has small water channels spreading out from central.

We now need to clean this channel, to do this, simply use your finger to open the cap, the cap is the blue/purple cover with the hatch. About the size of a 2l milk bottle lid. Once you have opened the cap, clean the hole of where the water comes in and gets dispersed through the channels. There might be some dry wool **** in this small section. And maybe some are hard to get out, but please try and do so to make your cooler work properly as it used to. Once you are finnished, just do the reverse of what you did to open the back cover. =)

2. another fixable problem could be due to the cooler's control pad for cooling is not set to cooling. Please check the nob is twisted and is directing to 'ON/COOL(this varies with the models, yours should say on or cool)' not '0' or 'OFF', to be the most sure, the cool/on selection should be the rightmost.

3. the elastic cord pulling the pump to pump up the water is broken, or worn out. If you can fix this contact Convair (from yellow pages). to replace it, remove the back cover and pad, look on the blue plastic shield, ther should be a small window to acess the cord and to replace, just simply open that and take out the broken cord and replace with your new one.

I hope this fixes your problem. I own one made in 1999 and i have taken it apart once every cooling season to clean it and clean the water channel, as well as replacing the pad.

Thank You for submitting.

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We drained the water and fill it up again and started to worf fine. we think that maybe we filled it up too much. thank you

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