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by Joeycat » Tue May 30, 2017 9:25 pm

Hi Everyone

I bought a portable air conditioner a couple of days ago & I noticed some damaged to the metal which is just behind a hatch(to the air filter) on the machine, should I be worried?

The supplier offered me a 10% discount however what if in 6 months the machine breaks down & its sent back for repair the manufacturers will see the damage & assume the worst?

I have attached two pics of the damage & I'd be interested in anyone's opinion.

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by kwatt » Tue May 30, 2017 10:05 pm

It shouldn't make a lot of, if any, difference.

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by thekeymurphy » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:36 pm

Was it bought brand new?

If so there are laws related to the general condition a product should be in when you bought it. If you're not happy, can you not just exchange it for another one?
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by r600a » Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:08 pm

Hi

It will NOT affect it what so ever and will work for years with that damage.

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by thekeymurphy » Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:30 pm

Again, regardless, I don't see why you can't just exchange this for another one.

Check out s14(2B)(b) + (c) - might as well try!

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1979/54/section/14
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by r600a » Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:53 pm

Hi

It isn't actually physically damaged... What your looking at is fins that will bend with a slight touch..they are made that way.You can even use a comb to straighten them if you bend them whilst refitting the filter assembly... Even a brand new one on the production line will have the same damage ( But its not damage ). Your making a mountain out of nothing.

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by Martin » Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:48 pm

You've got the feedback now go get your 10% refund.....stay cool man! :wink:
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