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My frigidaire a/c is set 73fhrenheit after running for a time the temp. on the unite drops to 60 degrees by it self what is the problem ?

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AC units, no matter if they are big/small, window or big central units. They will only cool the air in the room, or home, to about 15 degrees cooler than the outside air temperature. If you live in Georgia and it is 100?F+ outside, you will be lucky if the unit will reach 80?F even running all day.

Posted on Jul 24, 2012

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SOURCE: Frigidaire AC 10,000 btu-not cooling very well

Make sure the filter is clean. Take the unit outside and get some coil cleaner and cleant the coils. You'll have to remove the casing. Also,rinse it from the inside outwards.

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

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