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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2009, 08:05:47 PM »
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Only $4.25 (plus $7.99 for shipping Ticked Off)

Would you feel better if the part was $7.99 and shipping was only $4.25?  :)

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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2009, 08:13:34 PM »
Here is one I found at RepairClinic using the model number.

Sensor $3.80

Hope you find our website helpful.

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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2009, 11:55:01 PM »
AJ - Great info.  Fortunately I haven't forgot all my physics and basic electronics or that last post would have been a brain-buster. :)

Oddly enough I WOULD feel better if the part was 7.99 and the shipping was 4.25.  I do small engine repair as a hobby, and the cost of shipping on the tiny parts has become outrageous.  It bothers me to pay 8 bucks to ship an item that could be mailed in a envelope for the cost of a stamp.

Thanks Again for the help and info!

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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #13 on: July 11, 2009, 12:26:43 AM »
If I had it i would send it to ya cheaaaaap :D
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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #14 on: July 11, 2009, 05:03:21 PM »
You may not need to send one :).....read on.

LG is apparently going to pay for a service tech to come to my house to repair the unit (from 80 miles away!).  They are even honoring the 5 year warranty even though it's just supposed to cover the compressor (1 year warranty on everything else).

This unit was a replacement for the first one I bought.  The blower went out that one 11 months after I bought it, so they sent this unit as a replacement.  That was 2 YEARS AGO. 

I have to say I'm really impressed and pleased with their customer service so far.

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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2009, 08:54:38 PM »
Good for you. Keep us updated on how it turns out.

 O0

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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2009, 09:59:58 AM »
Well I'm less pleased with LG customer service now >:(

The repair tech called to set up an appointment and he said,"Oh by the way, LG said it's not under warranty after all unless it's the sealed system (compressor,etc)".  I told him to stay home since an in-home service would likely cost half as much as a new window.

Soooo.....I'm going to order the replacement probe and see what happens.  If that doesn't do the trick, I may pony up the dough for a new control board.  That leads me to my next question:
There are 2 control boards.  The DC one contains the display AND it's where the thermistor plugs into. BUT the AC board is the real "brains of the operation.  Which would you replace based on the problem I'm having?

Thanks

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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2009, 10:10:04 AM »
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The repair tech called to set up an appointment and he said,"Oh by the way, LG said it's not under warranty after all unless it's the sealed system (compressor,etc)".

Interesting, but not surprising. :)

I was going to make a comment before, but thought I best keep it to myself and just see how this turns out.

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Which would you replace based on the problem I'm having?

Lets not jump ahead of ourselves. Let wait until you get the new probe and try it.



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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2009, 10:16:04 AM »
My last post didn't appear, so sorry if this is a duplicate:

I ordered the new probe.

AJ,
Thanks for posting the link to the sensor.  It was $3.80 as you said, and the shipping was only $4.95.  MUCH better than $8  O0

It may take up to 6 days to get here, so I'll post back once I get it installed.  I have my fingers crossed.  Seems like everything I touched this past week has broke.  Just one of those weeks.

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Re: LWHD1200R Window Unit. Compressor won't shut off.
« Reply #19 on: July 17, 2009, 09:00:24 PM »
Well the new thermistor is installed.

I don't want to jinx anything but, I think it's fixed!! :)

Thanks for all the help.  I really appreciated it!

 

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