AKAI air conditioner error codes + troubleshooting

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An air conditioner is one of the appliances that can be found in all households regardless of their environmental conditions. You need to have an air conditioner whether you are living in a cool atmosphere or a hot region. AKAI is one of the big names in AC manufacturing companies. It is known for having some of the best air conditioners currently being sold and bought in the market. As this is electrical equipment that is composed of many functional parts, issues and faults can occur at any part on any given day.

The good thing is that you can easily know the cause of the problem as the AC comes with a Self-Diagnosis feature that detects the problem and displays an error code for indication.

To make things even easier for you, we have gathered all the error codes along with their potential causes and the best suitable solutions. If you are unable to resolve errors or need assistance in any regard, you can contact the AKAI sales support center. Also, seek the assistance of a local technician if you don’t have enough knowledge about components.

AKAI Air Conditioner Error Codes on Split System

AKAI air conditioner error code dF

Causes:

  1. This is not actually an error but an indication or signal that your air conditioner is under defrost process.

Solutions:

  1. In normal conditions, the error will be taken down by the air conditioner itself after the completion of the defrost process.
  2. Increase the speed of the indoor fan and ensure a consistent supply of voltage to the fan motor.
  3. Check the main PCB (Printed Circuit Board) for any malfunction. Replace the PCB if needed.
  4. If the error resists, contact a local technician to check the condenser coils, evaporator, and condenser of the AC unit. Repair the components as needed.

AKAI air conditioner error code E0

Causes:

  1. This error is reported when/if the indoor or outdoor unit door is opened or malfunctions.

Solutions:

  1. Check the door and close it if it was opened previously.
  2. Remove the foreign object or something blocking the door-closing path.
  3. Check the door locking mechanism for any faults. Repair the system if defective.

It is always recommended to use the air conditioner with the indoor unit door closed properly. Keeping the door open will not only reduce the efficiency of the AC and will use more electricity. It may lead to the failure of the compressor or other components as well.

AKAI air conditioner error code E1

Causes:

  1. This error reports some issues with the external tube temperature sensor of the AC unit.
  2. Open or short circuits in the external tube temperature sensor.

Solutions:

  1. Using a meter or tester, check the resistance coefficient of the sensor. If it’s weak, replace the sensor with a new, strong, and compatible one.
  2. Contact a local electrician or a technician to inspect the sensor for any open or short circuits. Replace the sensor if broken.
  3. Check the wiring, connections, and connectors between the main PCB, power supply, and sensor. Repair loose wiring and broken connections.
  4. Check the main PCB for any malfunction. Replace the PCB if faulty.

AKAI air conditioner error code E2

Causes:

  1. This error is an indication of some problem with the room temperature sensor of either indoor or outdoor units.
  2. Open or short circuits in the AC room temperature sensor.

Solutions:

  1. Try the same solutions as suggested for the AKAI air conditioner “Error Code E1”.

AKAI air conditioner error code E3

Causes:

  1. Some issues or faults in the coil temperature sensor of either the outdoor or indoor unit of the air conditioner.
  2. Open or short circuit in the coil temperature sensor of either unit.

Solutions:

  1. Try the same solutions as suggested for the AKAI air conditioner “Error Code E1”.

AKAI air conditioner error code E5

Causes:

  1. This is triggered due to any malfunctioning of an external reaction.

Solutions:

  1. Contact the company’s customer support service for detailed guidance and assistance with these issues.

AKAI air conditioner error code E6

Causes:

This error is reported by the AC unit when indoor and outdoor units are not able to communicate with each other. This can happen when/if:

  1. The communication line or wire between the units is loose, pinched, or broken.
  2. The EEPROM of the AC unit is faulty and malfunctioning.
  3. Data on EEPROM has been wiped off and the system is unable to read any instructions.
  4. The EEPROM chip has been short-circuited, burned, or completely damaged.

Solutions:

  1. Switch OFF the air conditioner for about 60-90 seconds and then turn it ON again. Energies the unit multiple times.
  2. Look through the communication wire and connectors for any pinching or looseness. Repair the wiring and connection where needed.
  3. Contact the customer support service center of AKAI for an official engineer to reprogram the EEPROM if it was wiped out.
  4. Check the EEPROM for any damages. Replace the main PCB if it is burned or faulty.
  5. Inspect the main PCB for any malfunctioning. Replace the PCB if faulty.

For reprogramming, it is always recommended to contact the company’s customer support and seek the assistance of an official technician because they are well aware of the system’s backend programming and have full access to this uploading as well.

AKAI air conditioner error code E7

Causes:

  1. AKAI AC unit displays this error when it has failed to receive any feedback from the outdoor unit for a very long time.

Solutions:

  1. Using a meter, check the voltages and ensure that enough, and consistent voltages are being supplied to the outdoor unit.
  2. Check the wiring, connection, and feedback connectors between the outdoor and indoor units. Repair or replace the harness as needed.
  3. Check the electrical motor of the outdoor unit for any malfunction. Replace the component if needed.
  4. If the error resists, check the main PCB for any malfunctioning. Replace The PCB if faulty.

AKAI air conditioner error code E8

Causes:

  1. Some problem or fault in the fan motor of the indoor unit.
  2. Huge dust, mold, mildew, or debris build up in the indoor fan.
  3. Some foreign objects are stuck in the indoor fan blades.
  4. Inconsistent or low voltages are being supplied to the indoor fan motor.

Solutions:

  1. Open the indoor unit lid and rotate the fan manually. Make sure that it is spinning freely.
  2. Clean the fan and related components to remove debris and dust build-up.
  3. Remove if some foreign objects are stuck in fan blades causing restriction.
  4. Using a meter, check and ensure a consistent supply of voltages to the indoor unit fan.
  5. Check the capacitor of the indoor fan motor. Replace the capacitor if it’s faulty or has conductivity.
  6. Check the writing, connections, and main PCB for any issues. Repair or replace components as needed.

AKAI air conditioner error code FF

Causes:

  1. This error indicates a high rise in the temperature scope and it is being way cooler than it should be.
  2. Defrost protection mode has been activated on the air conditioner unit.
  3. The outdoor temperature is decreasing below the safe limit on AC units.
  4. The thermostat of the AC unit is faulty.

Solutions:

  1. In most cases, the error is taken down automatically by the air conditioner when the temperature comes back to its normal position or the defrost mode has been deactivated.
  2. Restart the air conditioner after keeping it OFF for about 5-15 minutes.
  3. Turn OFF the indoor cooling mode and only run the fan at full speed for some time.
  4. Clean the filters and ensure proper flow of air in and out of the AC unit.
  5. Call a technician to inspect the thermostat for any malfunction. Replace the sensor if it is faulty.

Akai Air Conditioner Error Codes on Portable System

AKAI air conditioner error code E1

Causes:

  1. This error indicates some issues with the environmental temperature sensor of the unit. It is either malfunctioning or completely broken.
  2. Open or short circuit in the environmental temperature sensor of either unit.

Solutions:

  1. Try the same solutions as suggested for the AKAI air conditioner “Error Code E1” in Split Systems.

AKAI air conditioner error code E2

Causes:

  1. The temperature sensor on the evaporator of the unit is malfunctioning or completely broken.
  2. Open or short circuit in the temperature sensor on the evaporator of the AC unit.

Solutions:

  1. Try the same solutions as suggested for the AKAI air conditioner “Error Code E1” in Split Systems.

AKAI air conditioner error code E3

Causes:

  1. This error is triggered when the AC unit is unable to produce enough cooling.
  2. The refrigerant level in the air conditioner is par low.

Solutions:

  1. Restart the unit after turning it OFF for about 3-5 minutes.
  2. Turn OFF the COOL mode and run the fan on high speed for a few minutes. Turn ON the COOL mode again to see if the error goes away.
  3. Contact a local repair technician to check the refrigerant level in the AC unit. Fill the freon gas if it’s less than required.
  4. Clean the cooling components of the AC unit for any clogging or issues. Such components include condenser coils, blowers, filters, evaporators, and condensers.
  5. Check the cooling components for any faults. Repair or replace as suggested by the technician.

AKAI air conditioner error code E4

Causes:

  1. This error is a signal that the bottom tray of the AC unit is filled with water or overflowing.

Solutions:

  1. Take out the drain plug from the AC unit and allow the water to come out of the bottom tray.
  2. Turn OFF the air conditioner for about 5-15 seconds and then turn it ON again. Energize the unit multiple times.
  3. Check and ensure that the flooding feature is not malfunctioning or giving wrong information.
  4. If the error resists, check the main PCB for any malfunction. Replace the PCB if faulty.

Miscellaneous Errors/Problems in AKAI Air Conditioner

The AKAI air conditioner is not working

Causes & Solutions:

  1. This can happen because of power failure, disconnected cord, or loose connection of the wire. Check all these things and make sure that the power supply is properly connected to the electrical switch and that voltages are consistent.
  2. There is a “Timer ON” feature which is activated. Turn it OFF.
  3. The fan motor, compressor, thermomagnetic circuit breaker, fuse, protective equipment, or electronic circuit board (PCB) of either of the units is faulty. Call a technician to check and repair it.

The AKAI air conditioner’s remote control is not responding

Causes & Solutions:

  1. The remote control is placed far away or outside the air conditioner sensing range.
  2. The batteries in the remote control are dead and need to be changed.
  3. Something is coming between the remote control and the air conditioner signal receiver. Remove that barrier.

The AKAI air conditioner is not cooling or heating efficiently

Causes & Solutions:

  1. Temperature settings are not correct as they should be different, higher, or lower than the room temperature.
  2. The fan speed is too low. Increase the fan speed.
  3. Dust and debris are filled in the air intakes and outlets which are restricting the full flow of air to come out. Do a thorough cleaning.
  4. Filters are clogged because of debris, mold, or mildew. Take the filters out and wash them thoroughly.
  5. Some other appliances or objects are placed inside the room which is causing heat such as a lamp. Turn OFF that appliance or take it out of the room.

The AKAI air conditioner’s indoor unit doesn’t start after a restart

Causes & Solutions:

  1. This is not a problem but this is how all air conditioners work. They are designed in a way that whenever you turn ON an air conditioner, it will take about 3 minutes for the indoor unit to start and initiate the cooling or heating process.

The AKAI air conditioner is emitting an odd smell from the outlet

Causes & Solutions:

  1. There is something placed in the room. The whole smell is being reproduced by the air conditioner air. This could be a piece of furniture, cigarette, smoking, or any kind of building material.
  2. The air filters are too dirty and when they get a bit wet, they may emit an annoying smell. Clean the filter using high-pressure water.

The AKAI air conditioner emits running water noise while cooling

Causes & Solutions:

  1. This thing doesn’t happen very often but can occur in any AC. The good thing is that this is not an issue of concern. This is just the noise of refrigerant flowing in the unit.

The AKAI air conditioner is emitting mist when in COOL mode

Causes & Solutions:

  1. This is not an issue to worry about. Mist can come out of the air conditioner and this usually happens when cold air, which is used to rapidly cool the air in the room, is combined with fog.

The AKAI air conditioner is emitting haze when on HEAT mode

Causes & Solutions:

  1. This is not an issue of concern. Whenever an air conditioner goes under the defrost process, mist and haze can be produced and it can come out of the air conditioner through air outlets.

The AKAI air conditioner is emitting low noise while operating

Causes & Solutions:

  1. Low sounds such as hissing can come out of the AC because it is the noise of cold flowing through the condenser coils.
  2. The temperature is fluctuating in and around the air conditioner. This reduces the screaming because the plastic parts of the AC are experiencing expansion and contraction.
  3. This can happen if the air conditioner is not properly connected to the Wi-Fi connection.

The AKAI air conditioner is not being displayed on the applications

Causes & Solutions:

  1. Go to the menu and ensure that your mobile phone is properly connected to your home “Wi-Fi”.
  2. Turn OFF the Wi-Fi and then turn it ON to see if the problem resolves.
  3. By going through the mobile Wi-Fi settings check and make sure that your AKAI air conditioner is also connected to the same wireless router as your smartphone.
  4. Check the Wi-Fi indicator light on the wireless router as it will be ON when the AC and your smartphone are connected to the Wi-Fi connection.

The AKAI air conditioner’s remote control is not working through the mobile (even when the connections are correct)

Causes & Solutions:

  1. This can happen due to a glitch. Restart The AKAI air conditioner app after turning it OFF for a few seconds.
  2. Discount your mobile phone from the home wireless router and then connect it again.

The AKAI air conditioner automatically stops running

Causes & Solutions:

  1. The room temperature is lower than the set temperature on the air conditioner unit.
  2. A timer is set on the AC unit which shuts the system automatically. Turn OFF the timer and restart the AC.

The AKAI air conditioner is not releasing cool air in COOL mode

Causes & Solutions:

  1. The actual room temperature is below the cooling temperature set on the AC unit.
  2. Decreases the air conditioner temperature to the extent that it is lower than the room temperature.
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