GE  Window Air Conditioner  Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your GE window air conditioner. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for window air conditioners, major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. You can also search for owner's manuals and find window air conditioner replacement parts

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
E1 Electronic control board function error Unplug the window air conditioner for 1 minute and then plug it back in to reset the electronic control board. If the code doesn’t clear, unplug the window air conditioner and check the wire harness connections on the electronic control board. Check the electronic control board for visible damage such as a burn mark. Replace the electronic control board if it’s damaged or defective.
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Electronic control board, Wire harness
E4 (Portable A/Cs only) Water bucket is full or defective bucket float switch If the collection bucket is full, empty the bucket. If the bucket isn’t full, unplug the air conditioner and check the wire harness connections on the electronic control board. Check for a pinched or damaged wire in the wire harness between the electronic control board and the collection bucket float switch. Check the float switch for damage. If the float switch is defective, replace it.
Float switch, Wire harness, Electronic control board