We just got a Fridgidaire FAA087P7A3 8000 BTU window unit to cool a garage area. It is equipped with a "dongle" type power cord which includes some sort of arc fault detector in the event the power cord is crushed. It appears that all the protection "works" are in the power plug. I am contemplating a permanent installation of this unit in a wall sleeve and wiring to a dedicated junction box.
If I remove the existing power cord / dongle. Can I wire directly to a dedicated circuit?