Daikin Aircon Blinking Light – Is it still safe to use?

Daikin Aircon Light Blinking


The Daikin Aircon light blinking can cause concern but it is usually due to an error code in the system. This error code could indicate that some parts of the air conditioner are not functioning properly. They may also be dirty and in need of a chemical wash. However they may be certain Daikin Aircon error code that usually requires immediate attention. This article provides information on what the Daikin Aircon light blinking means, what Daikin aircon spare parts may be required for repair as well as the estimated cost. If you don’t want to read further, you can reach out to us via WhatsApp for a direct explanation of your error code and an estimation of the repair cost, if possible.

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Is it still safe to use when Daikin Aircon is Blinking Light?


The answer to this is, most of the time yes. Whenever your Daikin Aircon light is blinking, it indicates an error code and your Daikin unit will stop functioning. Hence, you won’t be able to use your Aircon anyway when the light is blinking. However, there may be instances in which it is not recommended to use the AC unit when it is blinking light. This issue only occurs in non-inverter unit. But for non-inverter unit, there may be instances in which the magnetic contactor fails. Hence, the compressor is still running even after you turn off the unit. Consequently, you will waste a tone of electricity in this process. Thus, it is not recommended to use the Aircon when the light is blinking. Do note that this is the only particular case in which it is not safe. Otherwise it is generally fine.


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What Does Daikin Aircon Light Blinking Mean?


Basically, it depends on whether it is blinking red or green light.


Daikin Aircon Blinking RED Light


For Daikin Ismile series or Daikin Ismile eco series, Daikin Aircon blinking red light could be easily solved with the right settings. Prior to this, you may wish to refer to the video below for a solution to this issue. Do note that this will appear right after Aircon installation. Hence, it is definitely not an error code within the system. And you will not need new Daikin Aircon spare parts to fix this issue.


Daikin Aircon Blinking GREEN Light


As mentioned earlier, there is most likely an error within the Aircon system. Now, the first step here is to find out what is the Aircon error code here. You may wish to locate your Aircon remote control first.

Do note that, if you reset your Aircon isolator and the error code disappears. It may mean that the error code is with the Aircon thermistor. Furthermore, if all of the Aircon in the same multi split system is blinking, you may wish to perform this Daikin Aircon error code checking procedure on all the units as there is a chance that all units are showing different Aircon error code. For example, a Daikin system 3 Aircon unit may have Daikin Aircon blinking light on all 3 units. However, unit A and B may show UH error code, and unit C may show A5 error code. This detail is extremely important to the Aircon technician. Given that, we will be able to bring relevant Daikin Aircon spare parts to check on your unit if we have the right details.

Number of Daikin Aircon Light Blinking


While Daikin Aircon error code itself may indicate if the error lies within the indoor unit or outdoor unit, we can also show you a methodology that can indicate if the problem lies within the indoor or outdoor unit. However, exceptions may apply as well. If your Aircon is a multi split unit, for example Daikin System 2 Aircon, and only 1 unit is blinking light. Then it is most likely a parts malfunction in that particular indoor unit. Hence, you may wish to take down the model number of that indoor unit. With that, our technicians can bring the parts down to fix it for you. However, sometimes the error code may be referring to the outdoor thermistor as well. For example Daikin j3 error code usually only shows up on one indoor unit of a multi split Aircon system.

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2 Daikin Aircon Light Blinking
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1 Daikin Aircon Light Blinking

List of Daikin Aircon Error Code


Most of the time, Daikin Aircon blinking light almost refers to an error code. Basically, once you have found out the error code, you may refer to the table below to see the error code. Thus, if you are not sure what does the error code mean, feel free to WhatsApp us for a free Aircon consultation. Rest assured that we will guide you and give you an approximate cost if we have ready Daikin Aircon spare parts available.

Daikin Error Code

How Much Does it Cost to Solve Daikin Aircon Light Blinking?


Customers usually opt to use refurbished Daikin Aircon spare parts to solve these issues because it will only take one trip to solve the issue as we can bring ready parts when we go over to troubleshoot the problem. For a Daikin Aircon thermistor issue, it may cost approximately $130 – $280 to solve the issue. For Daikin PCB problem, it may cost between $190 – $550. Daikin Aircon fan motor may cost $160 – $300 to solve. Nonetheless, there are times in which it requires to change the whole Daikin Aircon condenser unit, which will cost upwards of $300. Do WhatsApp us with your relevant model for a more accurate quotation.


Aircon Spare Parts Approximate Price
Daikin Aircon Thermistor $130 – $280
Daikin PCB $190 – $550
Daikin Aircon Fan Motor $160 – $300
Daikin Aircon Condenser Unit $300



If your Daikin Aircon is blinking green light, you may wish to find out the error code. You can also take a picture of the indoor aircon model number as well as the Daikin condenser model number. With that, our Aircon consultant will assist you with the details you provide.

FAQ on Daikin Aircon Blinking Light

I am unable to use the remote control to figure out the error code.

Daikin hotline has a technical help desk. They will be able to assist you in using the remote control to find the error code. We have a pdf file that can assist you in finding out the error code as well. Simply WhatsApp us and we will send it to you.

My Daikin Aircon compressor is still under warranty, but Daikin Aircon parts are not. Does it mean that the warranty will cover if the issue is with my Daikin Aircon PCB (outdoor)?

No. The warranty on the compressor only covers the compressor in the outdoor condenser unit.


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