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Old 14th July 2019, 11:43   #6346
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On another note, does anyone know how we can clean the evaporator coils on these newer LG dual inverter indoor units as they don't have the normal opening where you can lift the front face plate to remove filters?
Here is how it is done

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The front comes off

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This how it looks

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Accumulated Dirt in the evaporator coil
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Required a 1.5 Ton split AC for my master bedroom. Wanted to go for a 5 star rating AC, but the salesman at Reliance Digital said, difference in power consumption between 3 star and 5 star can only be seen if the AC is used more than 10-12 hours per day at a stretch. He also offered 5 years comprehensive warranty on Voltas. So settled with 1.5 Ton 3-star inverter AC of Voltas. Model number-183vczt3.
Any experience with Voltas or this model number?
Online reviews of Voltas aftersale services are not impressive.
Got lured by the 5 year comprehensive warranty coverage and hence stuck to it.

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Required a 1.5 Ton split AC for my master bedroom. Wanted to go for a 5 star rating AC, but the salesman at Reliance Digital said, difference in power consumption between 3 star and 5 star can only be seen if the AC is used more than 10-12 hours per day at a stretch. He also offered 5 years comprehensive warranty on Voltas. So settled with 1.5 Ton 3-star inverter AC of Voltas. Model number-183vczt3.
Any experience with Voltas or this model number?
Online reviews of Voltas aftersale services are not impressive.
Got lured by the 5 year comprehensive warranty coverage and hence stuck to it.
I have this model in one of my bedrooms. Bought it online from Flipkart about year back. The cooling is very good and it is quite silent majority of the times. Would give it 5/5 on cooling. The only issue is that at times the IDU makes unique noise, a continuous clicking sort of sound, which lasts for a minute or so. I get this sound every half an hour. It is loud enough to wake you up if you are a light sleeper. Maybe some fan motor issue. Btw how much did you pay for the AC?
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I have a JTKJ Daikin Ac and since yesterday the beep sound on using the remote is not coming .Any pointers if it is related to some setting which the kid in house might have triggered ?
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I have this model in one of my bedrooms. Bought it online from Flipkart about year back.
I was told 183vczt3 has just been launched. Even I could not find it on Flipkart. I think your model is 183vczt2.

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how much did you pay for the AC?
I paid around 36k but received goodies worth 2.5k
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PS: 28 degree at home feels colder than the 25 degrees set at office, don't know why.
I have a Whirlpool 1.5T for the past ~11 years, I haven't set room temp below 27 ever, it stays at 27/28 and whenever I wake up, I have to switch off the fan.

I have found airports etc to be the coolest.
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Hi Guys,

I have a 1.2T Hitachi split AC which had stopped cooling. According the service guy, the entire coil needs to be changed worth 7.5k. However, even after 7 weeks, there has been no response from Hitachi and no tentative date of the same has been provided to us. We have talked to the customer care multiple times, with the same reply stating that they will revert with a call which never comes.

I have also emailed them at- customercare@jci-hitachi.com and hitachiindia.social@gmail.com but I am appalled by the lack of any response from them, even after 4 days.

Can someone help in escalating this issue? Any details of higher-ups/any alternatives would be greatly appreciated.

I am also beginning to doubt my choice and my way of thinking where I used to put Hitachi(and Daikin, O-General and Mitsubishi) at a higher pedestal when compared to the other brands. Japanese(and now American as well) technology is of no use if local grievances can't be addressed.

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Old 20th August 2019, 09:39   #6353
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Hi Guys,

I have a 1.2T Hitachi split AC which had stopped cooling. According the service guy, the entire coil needs to be changed worth 7.5k. .....................

Can someone help in escalating this issue? Any details of higher-ups/any alternatives would be greatly appreciated.

I am also beginning to doubt my choice and my way of thinking where I used to put Hitachi(and Daikin, O-General and Mitsubishi) at a higher pedestal when compared to the other brands. Japanese(and now American as well) technology is of no use if local grievances can't be addressed.
If your AC is more than 4 years old then there is no use repairing it. Apart from the coil you will need to pay for gas and labour.
The reason I prefer LG AC to Hitachi or Daikin or General (I have all of them) is their service and extended warranty for new AC. No manufacturer has better terms or infrastructure as yet.

In Delhi at least the old AC can fetch between 3K and 4K, add that to the repair bill and you get 12K+. A new 3 star AC from LG would be between 30k and 35k. In the current market with season ending you can bargain and get more than 5K discount.
https://paytmmall.com/lg-1-5-ton-3-s...hild_site_id=6

In case you go in for their 5 star dual compressor inverter AC, 1ton would be sufficient, and you will not need a stabilizer.
https://paytmmall.com/lg-1-5-ton-5-s...hild_site_id=6

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