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The remote controller does not work. What should I do?

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  • AIR CONDITIONING, Home Air Conditioning
  • Last Updated 10/07/2015

The remote control has limited operation.


as it only seems to work when placed in close proximity to the indoor unit 




             Remote only works when placed in close proximity to the indoor unit 




             The remote only works when used is close range of the indoor air conditioner unit.

             If the remote control only works when located is close range to the air conditioner, it may be due to faulty batteries.


 How to fix


The remote controller has the potential under ideal conditions to operate within a 7 meter operating range.


                   -Therefore the distance may be impaired due to battery life.

             2. When replacing batteries, use two AAA batteries and be sure to replace both of them with fresh batteries at the same time.




< Replace the batteries>




Remote controller does not work.




             The remote controller does not work.


 Cause 1


             Battery can leak when connection is bad or humidity in the surroundings.


 How to fix


             1. If batteries leak, please replace them with new ones.

             2. To check the old ones, scrape off deposits or wipe with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol.

              When the remote controller is not used for a long time, please take out the batteries and store them away.


                        <Battery leak>

 How to check the remote controller


             1. Press the remote controller button and see if red LED light turns on.
                It is easier to check with a cell phone camera or a digital camera.

             2. See If the red light turns on. If yes, it is normal.
                Please replace the batteries if the light does not turn on. 
             3. If red light still is not on after changing the batteries, as per image below please contact the service center for technical assistance.


                       <Check if the remote works >



Remote controller does not work.


 Cause 2


             1. Infrared wireless communication uses data exchange between the remote controller and the air conditioning unit

             2. Intermittent malfunctions of the remote control can be the result of another source of light interfering with the infra red remote signal

                For example tri-color Fluorescent lamps emit a lighting spectrum which overlaps that of the remote controller signal and affect the remote control capacity.


 How to fix indoors


             1. Try using the remote controller with the indoor lamps off.

                  If a remote controller works fine, a fluorescent stabilizer needs to be replaced with a mechanical one.




                <Tri-color fluorescent lamps interfere with infrared communication>


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