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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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How to tune up a room air conditioner.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1986 (v.9#9) pg. 41

Window air conditioner tune-up tips.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1989 (v.12#9) pg. 11
Correction CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1989 (v.12#11) pg. 5

How to get the most from a window air conditioner. Includes maintenance tips for the unit and tips on reducing the amount of heat and moisture in the house that the unit must counteract.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #146 Aug 1973 (v.23#6) pg. 56

How to take care of your air conditioner. Emphasis is on split (central) systems, but window units are also discussed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #288 Apr 1988 (v.38#4) pg. 70

Caring for an air conditioner, both a central air conditioning system and a window unit.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #327 Apr 1992 (v.42#4) pg. 70

Central air conditioner spring cleaning described.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #377 Apr 1997 (v.47#4) pg. 56

How to get a window-mounted air conditioner ready for summer operation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #378 May 1997 (v.47#5) pg. 81

Troubleshooting a furnace air conditioner's condensation removal system that is overflowing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #390 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.48#7) pg. 6

How to troubleshoot air conditioners.
HANDY ANDY May 1978 (v.2#8) pg. 51

How to keep a room air conditioner running. Tips on proper care and maintenance and the basics for diagnosing common failures.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1985 (v.10#6) pg. 61

Caring for your cooler. How to tune up room air conditioners.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1987 (v.12#5) pg. 46

Testing the capacitor on an air conditioner to see if is defective.
HOMEOWNER May 1988 (v.13#4) pg. 75

Tip: Cut an access door in the side of a window air conditioner to get at the motor for lubricating.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.13#6) pg. 18

Appliance tune-ups. An easy-to-follow maintenance guide to make your major appliances work better and live longer.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.13#7) pg. 50

How to maintain a window air conditioner.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 100

How and when to recharge your own air conditioner.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #575 Apr 1976 (v.72) pg. 12D

Primer on troubleshooting major appliances.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #88 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 46

Tune-up tips for a central air conditioner.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1985 (v.6#5) pg. 84

How to troubleshoot your room air conditioner. Charts of possible problems and corrective action to take. Diagrams of component parts included.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 72

Simple maintenance tips to get your window air conditioner ready for summer operation.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1975 (v.143#5) pg. 198

Routine heating and cooling system tuneup techniques.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1992 (v.169#4) pg. 74

Room air-conditioner maintenance.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1995 (v.172#8) pg. 81

Special 7-page section on window air conditioners and their maintenance.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1969 (v.195#2) pg. 153

Special eight-page section on cooling your home with less energy. Includes tuning up your air conditioning equipment, adding ventilation and other tips.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1974 (v.204#5) pg. 114

Tune up your home air conditioner. Some tips.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1988 (v.44#3) pg. 12

Tips on things to do in the fall to prolong the life of an outdoor air-conditioning condenser unit.
WORKBENCH Jun 1997 (v.53#3) pg. 6