We recently bought a Kenmore 10,000 BTU single-room unit with digital
temperature settings. Before I go to bed, I set the temp at 66
degrees. Before too long, I wake up to find the compressor is not
running because the temp on the air conditioner has increased to 70.
Is this a common problem with Kenmore, or am I doing something wrong??
Any info would be appreciated.
I don't even use the AC, and it's been up to 95 out, but this could be
Is one able to turn this feature off, on the ac's that have it?
2 degrees might be ok, but 4 or 5 spans the range from too cold to too
hot. Like 66 which I wouldn't want, to 71, which might be too hot, I
Hmmmm. Is the idea that the thermostat doesn't get exposed to the
real room temp, and it has to have a lower temp for the first while
because it's really hotter elsewhere in the room, but after a few
hours it's actually the same temp everywhere??
The idea is that room airconditioners are typically used in bedrooms and at
night. After a couple hours of sleep then one won't notice if the
temperature is increased a bit. Obviously not everyone has the same
tolerances so some people will notice.
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