GE® 115 Volt Heat/Cool Room Air Conditioner AEE08AN user guide

Slide-out chassis.
Air Direction

Use the lever to adjust the air direction left and right

Fingertip pressure on the horizontal louvers adjusts the air direction up or down.

Operating Instructions

Care and cleaning of the air conditioner.

Grille and Case

Turn the air conditioner off and remove the plug from the wall outlet before cleaning.

Safety Instructions

To clean, use water and a mild detergent.

Do not use bleach or abrasives.

Air Filter



The air filter behind the front grille should be checked and cleaned at least every 30 days or more often if necessary.

To remove:

Push on one side of the filter edge and pull it out the other side.

Clean the filter with warm, soapy water. Rinse and let the filter dry before replacing it. Do not clean the filter in a dishwasher.

Troubleshooting Tips

DO NOT operate the air conditioner without a filter because dirt and lint will clog it and reduce performance.

Outdoor Coils

The coils on the outdoor side of the air conditioner

should be checked regularly. If they are clogged with dirt or soot, they may be professionally cleaned.

You may hear a pinging noise caused by water being picked up and thrown against the condenser on rainy days or when the humidity is high. This design feature helps remove moisture and improve efficiency.

You may hear the thermostat click when the compressor cycles on and off.

Water will collect in the base pan during high humidity or on rainy days. The water may overflow and drip from the outdoor side of the unit.

The fan may run even when the compressor

Consumer Support

Normal Operating Sounds

Air Conditioner




Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the third (ground) prong from the power cord.

Do not change the plug on the power cord of this air conditioner.

Aluminum house wiring may present special problemsconsult a qualified electrician.

If the sill support bolts do not contact the window sill, or if you have a window without a sill, you must order accessory kit RAK87 to properly install this air conditioner. Call

Read these instructions completely and carefully.

Save these instructions for local inspectors use.

Observe all governing codes and ordinances.

Note to Installer Be sure to leave these instructions with the Consumer.

Note to Consumer Keep these instructions for future reference.

Skill level Installation of this appliance requires basic mechanical skills.

Completion time Approximately 1 hour

We recommend that two people install this product.

Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer.

Product failure due to improper installation is not covered under the Warranty.

You MUST use all supplied parts and use proper installation procedures as described in these instructions, and any separate kit instructions, when installing this air conditioner.


Phillips-head screwdriver

Adjustable wrench


60 Hz grounded outlet protected with a 15-amp time delay fuse or circuit

The 3-prong grounding plug minimizes the possibility of electric shock hazard. If the wall outlet you plan to use is only a 2-prong outlet, it is your responsibility to have it replaced with a properly grounded 3-prong wall outlet. protected with a time delay fuse or circuit breaker. These models should be installed on their own single branch circuit for best performance and to prevent overloading house or apartment wiring circuits, which could cause a possible fire hazard from overheating wires.

Flat-blade screwdriver

Ruler or tape measure

Scissors or knife

Power cord includes a current interrupter device. A test and reset button is provided on the plug case. The device should be tested on a periodic basis by first pressing the TEST button and then the RESET button. If the TEST button does not trip or if the RESET button will not stay engaged, discontinue use of the air conditioner and contact a qualified service technician.

Window Installation Instructions


(appearance may vary) window gasket

Sill support (2)

Top mounting rail

Case bottom seal

(thin, adhesive-backed)

Type A (6)

Type B (7)

Type C (6)

Type D (3)

Window locking bracket (2)

Window Installation Instructions




These instructions are for a standard double-hung window. You will need to modify them for other types of windows.

A Remove and save the 2 screws from the lower sides of the front grille.

If the sill support bolts do not contact the window sill or if you have a window without a sill, you must order accessory kit RAK87 to properly install this air conditioner.

Call 800.626.2002 or visit GEAppliances.

All supporting parts must be secured to firm wood, masonry or metal.

The electrical outlet must be within reach of the power cord.

B Remove the two control knobs.

17 min.

27? to 36?

(With accordion panels)

C Grasp the lower corners of the grille while pressing in on the case sides with your finger tips. Pull out to release and lift it up.

NOTE: Do not pull the bottom edge toward you more than 3? or you may damage the tabs of the grille.


A storm window frame will not allow the air conditioner to tilt toward the outside,