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#21407 - 02/02/03 05:15 PM AFCI Bedroom with window Air Conditioner....???
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I am wondering if a 115 volt window air conditioner will cause a afci breaker to trip on a bedroom circut.. House is not trimmed out yet. My brother and I thought possibly when ac starts up afci may trip. What do you guys think?????

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#21408 - 02/02/03 05:42 PM Re: AFCI Bedroom with window Air Conditioner....???
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Did a house about a year and a half ago that had a bedroom window ac unit used in it last summer. Ckt has afci protection. they haven't called me yet.(Fingers crossed)

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#21409 - 02/02/03 06:00 PM Re: AFCI Bedroom with window Air Conditioner....???
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Thats good to hear. I have heard stories about flourescent lts ,etc tripping afci'. However so far I've had no problems. Thanks Sparky

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#21410 - 02/03/03 03:51 AM Re: AFCI Bedroom with window Air Conditioner....???
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some motors will trip AFCI's, however AC makers are probably addressing this due to 440.65

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