Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC/SPT #WA-1230E Portable AC



Hi Joe,
I bought 2 of these brand new several years ago & never used them, now I want to sell them, but the 'comp light' turns to red after a few moments & no cold air comes out.
Also sometimes the unit causes the power strip button to pop-off.
Any idea what's wrong ?
Thanks !!


The owners manual says this if the compressor does not run

•The overheat protection feature on the compressor might be on. If this occurs, wait for the temperature of the unit to drop.
•Is the water container full? Does it need draining

If the unit is tripping a breaker  ( power strip button ? ) possible the compressor is trying to start but unable due to a bad compressor relay. I'm not 100% sure what is the problem.

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