How to Reset a Goodman Air Conditioner

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Tip

Many Goodman air conditioners have an automatic one-hour reset feature that will attempt to restart the appliance if it malfunctions in your absence.

Warning

Contact Goodman customer support if your air conditioner malfunctions again after being reset; the malfunction may be caused by an underlying mechanical issue.

Founded in 1954, the Goodman Manufacturing Company is a well-known manufacturer of commercial and residential heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. Goodman specializes in providing systems that are high quality, easy to use and affordable. If your Goodman air conditioner malfunctions, a quick system reset is usually all it takes to get your appliance to operate normally again. Resetting the circuit breaker is the quickest and easiest way to reset your Goodman air conditioner.

Step 1

Go to your electrical service panel and locate the circuit breaker that corresponds to your Goodman air conditioner.

Step 2

Flip the circuit breaker into the "Off" position and count to 20.

Step 3

Switch the circuit breaker back into the "On" position to reset your Goodman air conditioner.

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