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My air conditoner was not draining at all,and my husband had to take the cover off,there was a nasty slimy pink substance inside of it and it had it completely clogged up.If anyone can tell me how I can keep this from happening again please.

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the slimy pink substance is the product of long usage and is a normal accumulation of dust and dirt.

have a regular cleaning of the unit to prevent another occurrence of the water not draining out. usually every three months depending on the location of the unit.

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