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SME-TS1

Malfunction Code Refer the service manual of each model for more detail Trouble-Shooting.
Protection device
Details
Division

External Indoor unit Fan motor Electronic *Dust collector Malfunctions


protection
devices
activated
PCB
assembly
failure
Interlock error Drain level
for fan system error
Temp. of heat Temp. of heat
exchanger(1) exchanger(2)
error error
locked,
overload,
over current
Swing flap
motor error
Over current
of AC input
expansion
valve drive
Heater
overheat
error
*No-
maintenance
Capacity
setting error
(Indoor)
Shortage of
water supply
of a humidifier
system (water Simple Self-Diagnosis by malfunction code
Indoor error filter error leaking)

Unit Malfunctions
Sensor Heat exchanger Heat exchanger Sensor system
Sensor system
Sensor
Suction air Discharge Remote
system of (1) (Liquid pipe) (2) (Gas pipe) error of fan system of Contamination Humidity control Radiation High pressure
in a sensor thermistor air thermistor
motor locked, of swing flap
Trouble Part Objects
drain water thermistor thermistor over-current sensor error sensor error thermistor sensor error switch error
system motor error error system error Error Printed Circuit Board
error system error system error overload of AC input error Description of Problem Except Error Contents
Code Room Air
PCB Outdoor Indoor Remote Conditioner SkyAir VRV
Outdoor unit Overload of Over current Overload of Electronic (Site installed) Unit Unit Controller
Protection High pressure Low pressure Water Malfunctions Ice thermal
PCB inverter of STD fan motor Over current expansion Four way Pump motor Protection Micro-computer in PCB is not working
PCB assembly fault or external factor
devices switch (HPS) switch (LPS) temperature in a drain storage unit (noise etc.)
assembly compressor compressor Over current of AC input valve drive valve error over current device
activated activated activated abnormal water error
failure motor motor of fan motor error activated Drain level is too high
Clogging of dirt in drain pipe, insufficient
drain pipe slope, faulty drain pump
Sensor Compressor Compressor Overload or Sensor Pump motor Water Heating; Overheating of indoor unit heat exchanger, Dirty air filter, Short circuit or Senser
Malfunctions High Pressure Low pressure over current system of Outdoor air Discharge air Sensor system Ice thermal Cooling; Freeze up of indoor unit heat exchanger trouble of heat exchanger
Air temperature system of switch is
motor overload motor over
sensor of thermistor thermistor
sensor system temperature of drain water storage unit
in a sensor switch is over-current
thermistor error power supply faulty
sensor is current sensor fan motor is
system error system error
of over current sensor system is abnormal error (alarm) Fan motor error Fan motor lock, overload or faulty connection
system error faulty abnormal is abnormal of AC input is abnormal
abnormal error
No.1 and No.2 No.1 No.2 Discharge Oil Swing flap motor error Faulty swing flap motor, faulty connection
common Temp. of heat Discharge Suction

Indoor Unit
protection protection pipe temperature Oil pressure Oil level
protection exchanger(1) pressure pressure Dust collector error Faulty dust collector or dirty element
device device device temperature is abnormally abnormal abnormal
operates. operates. is abnormal abnormal abnormal abnormal
Outdoor operates. high
Capacity setting error Faulty capacity setting or address setting error
Unit Sensor system Low pressure Heat Heat Oil equalizer Double tube
Discharge pipe equivalent Suction pipe heat exchanger Discharge Oil Suction pipe The resistance of the water level sensor is Faulty water level sensor, cable
error of Pressure Current exchanger(1) exchanger(2) pipe or liquid Oil pressure Oil level abnormal. disconnection or short circuit of sensor
thermistor satulated temp. thermistor outlet or gas pipe pressure temperature pressure
refrigerant sensor error sensor error sensor system system error thermistor thermistor pipe thermistor pipe thermistor sensor error sensor error sensor error sensor error The resistance of the indoor unit heat Faulty heat exchanger thermistor, cable
system error sensor error
temperature error system error system error system error system error exchanger thermistor is abnormal. disconnection or short circuit of thermistor
Compressor Stall prevension Communication The resistance of the indoor unit suction Faulty suction air thermistor, cable
Radiation fin Compressor air thermistor is abnormal. disconnection or short circuit of thermistor
Inverter
Temperature (power transistor) motor grounded Compressor over current, error Power error between
rise in a or short circuit, motor grounded Over current (start-up error) transistor inverter and The resistance of the indoor unit radiation Faulty radiation thermistor, cable
system error temperature is compressor
switch box inverter PCB or short circuit of all inputs Compressor error outdoor control thermistor is abnormal. disconnection or short circuit of thermistor
too high fault motor wire cut locked etc. unit The resistance of the remote controller Faulty remote controller thermistor
thermistor is abnormal. (built in remote controller)
Shortage of Sensor error AC or DC
Power voltage Radiation fin DC current Total input Capacity Clogging of refrigerant piping system, insufficient
refrigerant of temperature output current Outdoor unit protection devices activated
imbalance, temperature sensor system current sensor setting error refrigerant or compressor/fan motor fault
(thermal rise in a sensor system
open phase sensor error error error (Outdoor) Condenser air shot circuit, overload or
storage unit) switch box error High pressure is too high (HPS activation)
dirty heat exchanger
Low pressure Communication *Communication *Communication *Communication error *Communication error Combination Improper Failure to carry Clogging of refrigerant piping system,
Failure to carry error between error between error between between main and sub between other indoor error of indoor/ connection of Communication Low pressure is too low (LPS activation)
drop due to Power voltage Attached out check insufficient refrigerant or faulty LPS switch
insufficient Reverse out check indoor unit and remote control Communication outdoor units remote controllers (sub unit and outdoor unit BS/outdoor unit transmission Centralized error between operation
failure and indoor unit error between *Communication remote control error) in the same system (model, quantity wiring between address equipment Clogging of refrigerant piping system,

Outdoor Unit
refrigerant or operation, outdoor unit, indoor unit and Indoor-outdoor, Overheating of compressor (OL activation)
phase, Open Instantaneous communication *Remote control error between *Combination error of *Communication error etc.), setting outdoor and transmission insufficient refrigerant, faulty OL or connection
electronic phase transmission error between board failure or indoor units outdoor unit and other indoor unit/remote between other BS error of spare outdoor unit duplicated centralized outdoor-outdoor
expansion power failure error Outdoor unit discharge temperature is too high Clogging of refrigerant piping system, insufficient
error outdoor unit and setting error for ice thermal control in the same unit and parts PCB when outside control control device communication refrigerant or faulty dicharge temp. thermistor
valve error, etc. BS unit remote control storage unit system (model) indoor/outdoor unit replaced adaptor error etc.
System Communication Centralized Centralized
The resistance of the outdoor air temp.
thermistor is abnormal.
Faulty outdoor air thermistor, cable
disconnection or short circuit of thermistor
Centralized
error between remote control remote The resistance of the suction pipe temp.
remote centralized devices Faulty suction pipe thermistor, cable
controller thermistor is abnormal. disconnection or short circuit of thermistor
controller PCB remote control inappropriate address setting
error devices combination error The resistance of the outdoor heat Faulty outdoor heat exchanger thermistor, cable
exchanger thermistor is abnormal. disconnection or short circuit of thermistor
The humidity Remote
Outdoor air Supply air Return air Outdoor air Water leakage Water leakage Dew Power voltage imbalance, open phase 3 phase power voltage imbalance or open phase
sensor of controller condensation
humidity temp. temp. temp. sensor 1
return air temp. sensor 2 error Clogging of refrigerant piping system, insufficient
sensor error sensor error sensor error sensor error error sensor error Suction pipe temperature is too high
sensor sensor error refrigerant or expansion valve fault etc.

Heat Heat Reverse phase Reverse phase of 3 phase power supply


Humidifying Chilled water Hot water exchanger of exchanger Open phase or voltage imbalance of power supply,

System
valve error valve error Open phase or power voltage imbalance
valve error chilled water of hot water instantaneous power failure, DC voltage to fan motor too low
error error Communication error between indoor and Interconnection wire mistake, external factor
Others Fan motor of
outdoor units or outndoor and BS units (noise etc.), indoor or outdoor PCB fault
Fan motor of Inverter Inverter Communication error between indoor unit Interconnection wire mistake, external factor
supply air over return air over

Printed in Belgium by Lannoo


system error system error and remote controller (noise etc.), indoor or remote controller PCB fault

SME-TS1 • 1500 • 05/2005


current
current or Fan motor of (supply air (return air Combination error of indoor/BS/outdoor Incorrect combination of indoor/BS/outdoor
overload return air overload side) side) unit (model, quantity etc.), unit (model, quantity etc.), Setting error of
Setting error of PCB at site spare parts PCB when replaced
HVU error Simplified
Ozone Indoor air Outdoor air Replace the Replace the Replace the : The possibility of failure is large. : The possibility of failure. : In most cases, it is normal : There is not possibility of failure.
All system PC board Contamination thermistor (Ventiair Damper Door switch remote
density thermistor dustcollecting humidity high efficiency deodorization controller
error error sensor error system error system error system error error
abnormal unit) element filter catalyst error
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SkyAir or VRV Room Air Conditioner
Self-Diagnosis by Wired Remote Controller Self-Diagnosis by Wireless Remote Controller Self-Diagnosis by Wireless Remote Controller
The following modes can be selected by using the [Inspection/Test] button on the remote If equipment stops due to a malfunction, the operation indicating LED on the light reception section flashes. In the ARC433A series remote controller, the temperature display sections on the main unit indicate
Explanation
control. The malfunction code can be determined by following the procedure described below. (The malfunction corresponding codes.
code is displayed when an operation error has occurred. In normal condition, the malfunction code of the
Be sure to turn off power switch before connect or disconnect connector, or parts damage last problem is displayed.) 2. Press the timer cancel button repeatedly until a
Check Method 1
Caution may be occurred. continuous beep is produced.
Depress Inspection/Test button The upper digit of the code changes as shown below 1. When the timer cancel button is held down for 5 The code indication changes in the sequence shown
for more than 4 seconds.
Procedure seconds, a " " indication flashes on the temperature below, and notifies with a long beep.
Service data can be obtained. when the UP and DOWN buttons are pressed.
Indoor unit settings can be made Malfunciton code history display section.
Local 1. Press the INSPECTION/TEST button to select "Inspection." No. Code No. Code No. Code
Filter sign time
setting Service Temperature data of various sections The equipment enters the inspection mode. The "Unit"
Service settings can be made. 1 12 23
Air flow direction
mode mode indication lights and the Unit No. display shows flashing "0"
Others Forced fan ON “UP” button “DOWN” button 2 13 24
indication.
Air flow direction/volume setting 3 14 25
2. Set the Unit No. *2 Number of beeps
Press the UP or DOWN button and change the Unit No. Continuous beep : Both upper and lower digits matched. 4 15 26
Depress Inspection/Test button Press Inspection/Test button once. display until the buzzer (*1) is generated from the indoor (Malfunction code confirmed) 5 16 27
for more than 4 seconds.
unit. 2 short beeps : Upper digit matched. 6 17 28
*1 Number of beeps 1 short beep : Lower digit matched. 7 18 29
3 short beeps : Conduct all of the following operations.
Normal 1 short beep : Conduct steps 3 and 4.
5. Press the MODE selector button. 8 19 30
mode The right "0" (lower digit) indication of the malfunction code
Continue the operation in step 4 until a buzzer remains ON. 9 20 31
flashes.
The continuous buzzer indicates that the malfunction code 6. Malfunction code lower digit diagnosis 10 21 32
Press Inspection/Test button once.
Press Inspection/Test button once. is confirmed. Press the UP or DOWN button and change the malfunction 11 22 33
Or after 30 minutes
Continuous beep : No abnormality. code lower digit until the continuous malfunction code
3. Press the MODE selector button. TIMER CANCEL button
After 10 seconds matching buzzer (*2) is generated.
The left "0" (upper digit) indication of the malfunction code It cancels the timer setting.
The lower digit of the code changes as shown below Note:
Following codes can be checked. flashes.
Malfunction codes
Test 4. Malfunction code upper digit diagnosis
when the UP and DOWN buttons are pressed. 1. A short beep and two consecutive beeps indicate
Inspection operation Thermostat is forcibly turned on. non-corresponding codes.
Indoor model code Press the UP or DOWN button and change the malfunction
Outdoor model code
mode mode code upper digit until the malfunction code matching buzzer 2. To cancel the code display, hold the timer cancel
Press Inspection/Test
(*2) is generated. <ARC433A41> button down for 5 seconds. The code display also
button once. “UP” button “DOWN” button
cancels itself if the button is not pressed for 1 minute.

Normal status
Enters inspection mode from normal status 4. Enter the diagnosis mode again.
If operation stops due to malfunction, the remote controller's operation LED blinks, and malfunction code is Check Method 2
when the INSPECTION/TEST button is pressed. Press the MODE button. The digit of the number of
displayed. (Even if stop operation is carried out, malfunction contents are displayed when the inspection units blinks.
mode is entered.) The malfunction code enables you to tell what kind of malfunction caused operation to 1. Enter the diagnosis mode.
Press the 3 buttons (TEMP ,
stop. Operation lamp 1 Press INSPECTION/TEST button.
TEMP ,MODE) simultane-
ously.
If no button is
pressed for
1 minute, The digit of the number of tens
equipment returns
to normal status. blinks.
Try again from the start
when the digit does not 5. Press the TEMP button.
blink. Press TEMP or TEMP and
3
change the digit until you
When MODE selector Press hear the sound of "beep".
button is pressed or MODE 6. Diagnose by the sound.
no button is pressed selector 2. Press the TEMP button.
for 1 minute, button. "pi" : The both numbers of
Press TEMP or TEMP and tens and units do not
equipment returns to
normal status. If no button is pressed change the digit until you hear accord with the error code.
for 1 minute, the sound of "beep" or "pi pi". "pi pi" : The number of tens accords with the error code.
equipment returns to
normal status. "beep" : The both numbers of tens and units accord
with the error code.
7. Determine the error code.
3. Diagnose by the sound. The digits indicated when you
5 Press MODE selector button.
"pi" : The number of tens does not accord with the error hear the “beep” sound are
Indoor unit No. Indoor unit No. code. error code.
Inspection/Test button in which a malfunction occurs Inspection/Test button in which a malfunction occurs
"pi pi" : The number of tens accords with the error code. 8. Exit from the diagnosis mode.
Inspection display Malfunction code Inspection display Malfunction code "beep" : The both numbers of tens and units accord Press the MODE button.
Remote controller for VRV Remote controller for SkyAir with the error code.