Take special precautions to keep equipment dry. If
installed outdoors, cover the equipment with a waterproof
cover when it is not in use. Remove cover during dry
o&. Take all necessary precautions to keep the electrical
components free from moisture.
Make sure power is disconnected from air
conditioner before touching any wiring or .
other electrical parts.
2-20. Operation in Salt Water Areas.
Disconnect power source prior to washing
the air conditioner.
a. General. Wash the exterior and condenser
section of the unit, particularly condenser air discharge
louver control mechanism, with clean freshwater at frequent
intervals. Be careful not to damage electrical system with
water. Special attention must be given to prevent rust and
b. Painting. Paint all exposed areas where paint
has cracked, peeled, or blistered, or report condition to
organizational maintenance. Coat all exposed areas of
polished metal with a light coat of grease.