Maytag A/C unit thermostat dangling

I have a Maytag A/C unit I bought from Home Depot about 2 months ago. The unit was working fine till about 2 dats ago. To make a long story short, I took off the front cover, and the thermostat wire was simply dangling there. Where is it supposed to be installed at? It has a little plastic clip on it, but it doesn't appear to clip to anything in particular.
TIA Stretch
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Dangling thermostat wire? Where does it go? Ohhhhhh, Im going to go way out on a limb here but maybe the "thermostat wire" belongs on the "THERMOSTAT"!!! Bubba
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Or perhaps it is the thermistor and clips to the evap?
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Found out where it went. It clips directly to the grillwork, whatever they call it. But it has a weird problem. It cools fine, but then it will switch speeds and all of a sudden I can watch the temp go up inside the house, like 10 degrees. It never switches back on. It does this in cool mode, and in energy saver mode.
When it does cool, it cools very well. I am guessing that maybe when the wire that hold the thermister(?) came off, that it may have done something to the electronics inside the unit. I have unpluuged it, hit the reset button, and cycled on and off to no avail. I am running out of options. It is through the wall. Taking it out for a new one will be a major problem. Especially since I have read that Home Depot will not exchange it, even though it is only 2 months old. I cannot leave an open hole in my wall for as long as it would take to return it to the factory. I would come home and find my house emptied.
This is getting frustrating. I just had to pay 500 bux for this unit. I just had to pay 500 bux for truck repairs. I am going to have to pay over 500 bux to undo the damage someone did when they supposedly fixed my motorcycle. Why do people buy japanese? I have no idea. Except that maybe anything and everything American that I have ever bought has lately been giving me a hard time. And for absolutely no good reason, other than it got screwed up. A .50 cent part caused a 500 dollar unit to go south.
And we wonder why people say America sucks.
Stretch
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And you bought it where? :( Sorry, low prices don't include service......
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Whoa. Sounds like the same problem I had with my Maytag AC from HomeDepot. I got so fed up with the thing kicking in at wierd speeds that I just left it on full bore all day.
Eventually, I took it back to HomeDepot and did an exchange (I didn't have the box or anything). I had a window AC so it wasn't a big deal. For you and your thru-wall unit, you may want to talk to the manager about doing a special exchange.
Thankfully, my unit only cost $200. The next time I have to buy an AC, it's going to be Japanese and I will never buy anything that doesn't have a decibel rating on it!!
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