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I have a Sharp a.c. unit AF-S80FX. The breaker in the plug keeps tripping and I get a message that says E1.

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  • Anonymous Jul 16, 2008

    I replaced the plug and still get the same results. approx. 5 mins after startup the unit shuts down with an E1 error.

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Sounds like a bad gfi power cord , if under a a year old contact manufacture

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Compressor starts runs for a minute or two and the whole unit shutsdown. The display then shows E 1. what would cause this?


E1-Automatic filter clean reminder.

Turn the air conditioner OFF and unplug it. NOTE: The air conditioner must be unplugged for the automatic filter clean timer to reset.

Clean the filter. See the Care and Cleaning section in your use&care manual. After cleaning, replace the filter and plug the air conditioner back in.

Aug 08, 2011 | Sharp AF-S80FX Air Conditioner

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I have a Sharp AF-S80FX A.C. unit. Whether on cool or fan the unit keeps tripping the breaker on the plug with an E1 message. The filter has been removed and cleaned, but it really wasn't dirty.



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It doesn't turn on at all
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The unit never turns off
There is water sloshing around inside
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A motor is running but there is no air blowing
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It doesn't turn on at all

Check to see if there is power getting to the air conditioner. If it is a 110-volt unit, plug a lamp or other device into the same outlet the air conditioner is plugged into. If there's no power, check the fuses or circuit breakers. If there's still no power, you will need to contact a qualified electrician to restore power to the outlet.

If there is power to the appliance but it is still completely dead there may be a problem in one or more of the following areas:

Jul 10, 2008 | Sharp Air Conditioners

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It runs ok then shuts off and E1 appears the filter has been cleaned. what should I do now?


If you did not turn the unit OFF and unplug. it before changing the filter, do so now. Just repeat the process, but make sure the Master ON/OFF Switch is OFF and the unit is unplugged before removing and replacing the filter. Be sure the filter is properly installed.Wait at least 5 minutes, before plugging the unit back in and Turning the Master ON/OFF Switch to ON. That should give the electronics time to rest themselves.

Hope this helps you.

Jun 20, 2011 | Sharp AF-S80FX Air Conditioner

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Ac shuts off E1 error message


E1 Error Code -->> Clean Filter

Owners of Sharp air conditioner models AF-S60FX, AF-S80FX, AF-S85FX, and AF-R80FX may experience the following (highly annoying) issue. After 720 hours of fan operation, the error code E1 will appear on the seven segment LED temperature display. This error code is intended as a reminder for the user to clean the air filter. However, because the procedure outlined in the user manual does not clear this error code as indicated, and the appliance has a nonvolatile memory that cannot be reset by simply unplugging it, the user of the appliance will become mightily frustrated, standing in potentially sweltering heat watching the appliance repeatedly shut down in the midst of operation with the "E1" display flashing.

Believe it or not, that is what it does: if you unplug it to remove the "E1" code from the display, and plug it back in and re-start it, it will simply run for anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours, and then merrily shut down again with the same flashing "E1" code.

Many people at this point, having put the manual under the canary or some such, will simply return the unit and never buy another Sharp air conditioner. But for the tech-savvy and search-adept, I offer the following procedure to clear the nefarious E1 indication, and obtain another 720 hours of cooling bliss:
1. Power down the air conditioner using the "power" button on the front panel.
2. Unplug the air conditioner from the wall socket.
3. Hold the front panel "power" button down and plug the air conditioner in. Continue to hold the power button down as the machine goes through a brief test sequence (fan & compressor each come on briefly, etc). There is a "beep" sound at the end of the test sequence, and the machine will be off. At this point, you can release the power button.
4. Unplug the air conditioner.
5. Plug the air conditioner back in.
6. Congratulations! You should now be able to operate the air conditioner normally for another 720 hours, but only if you followed the instructions above exactly.

If you doubt the veracity of this information, or it does not work as expected, you can get it directly from the source at: 1-800-237-4277 (Sharp customer service line). You'll need to call between 7 AM and 7 PM US Central time, and have your model number and serial number ready.

May 28, 2011 | Sharp AF-S120FX Air Conditioner

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E1 ERRORE COMES IN M Y AC WHICH REASONS


Owners of Sharp air conditioner models

AF-S60FX, AF-S80FX, AF-S85FX, and AF-R80FX

may experience the following (highly annoying) issue. After 720 hours
of fan operation, the error code E1 will appear on the seven segment
LED temperature display. This error code is intended as a reminder for
the user to clean the air filter. However, because the procedure
outlined in the user manual does not clear this error code as
indicated, and the appliance has a nonvolatile memory that cannot be
reset by simply unplugging it, the user of the appliance will become
mightily frustrated, standing in potentially sweltering heat watching
the appliance repeatedly shut down in the midst of operation with the
"E1" display flashing.

Believe it or not, that is what it does: if you unplug it to remove the
"E1" code from the display, and plug it back in and re-start it, it
will simply run for anywhere from a few minutes to a few hours, and
then merrily shut down again with the same flashing "E1" code.

So you will come home to a hot bedroom, living room, etc. unexpectedly,
and you will NOT be amused, as I was not.

Many people at this point, having put the manual under the canary or
some such, will simply return the unit and never buy another Sharp air
conditioner. But for the tech-savvy and search-adept, I offer the
following procedure to clear the nefarious E1 indication, and obtain
another 720 hours of cooling bliss:

1. Power down the air conditioner using the "power" button on the front
panel.
2. Unplug the air conditioner from the wall socket.
3. Hold the front panel "power" button down and plug the air
conditioner in. Continue to hold the power button down as the machine
goes through a brief test sequence (fan & compressor each come on
briefly, etc). There is a "beep" sound at the end of the test sequence,
and the machine will be off. At this point, you can release the power
button.
4. Unplug the air conditioner.
5. Plug the air conditioner back in.
6. Congratulations! You should now be able to operate the air
conditioner normally for another 720 hours, but only if you followed
the instructions above EXACTLY.

  • From: "Tony T" midnightmoth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 5 Aug 2005 06:33:46 -0700
How To Clear Sharp Air Conditioner E1 "Clean Filter" Error Code
http://sci.tech-archive.net/Archive/sci.electronics.repair/2005-08/msg00472.html

Mar 01, 2011 | Air Conditioners

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My unit shut off now displays E1.


Sharp updated the procedure for resetting the E1 code.

1. unplug unit
2. hold the Power button while plugging the unit back in
3. keep holding the Power button until the unit beeps
4. unplug unit again
5. plug it back in and it should be good

Here is the updated user manual

http://www.sharpusa.com/downloads/archives/product_manuals/air_man_AFS100FX_S120FX_S125FX_R100FX_R120FX.pdf

Jun 05, 2010 | Sharp AF-S120FX Air Conditioner

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How can I clear E1 permently from my AC


Sharp updated the procedure for resetting the E1 code.

1. unplug unit
2. hold the Power button while plugging the unit back in
3. keep holding the Power button until the unit beeps
4. unplug unit again
5. plug it back in and it should be good

Here is the updated user manual

http://www.sharpusa.com/downloads/archives/product_manuals/air_man_AFS100FX_S120FX_S125FX_R100FX_R120FX.pdf

Jul 30, 2008 | Sharp AF-S120FX Air Conditioner

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Unit stops working - E1


I wrote the solution #1 and have an additional comment. This really does work!! I fixed my neighbor's AC unit by following the instructions for clearing the E1 code. The unit will not operate until the code is cleared. The page is titled: Customer assistance for air filters cleaning (E1 code) on Sharp Air Conditioners

Aug 25, 2007 | Sharp AF-S80FX Air Conditioner

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