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Help with this leaking problem

Hi guyz,
When i switch on the AC , the water which was supposed to get out through the pipe outside, is pouring through the AC inside the room.

Can anyone help.....

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  • Swaminathan R
    Swaminathan R Sep 26, 2008

    Mine is ONIDA split AC

  • Swaminathan R
    Swaminathan R Sep 26, 2008

    thanx man, i removed the cover and saw a lot of dust settled there around the water lines.
    Thanx for your solution.


  • hosh8 Dec 30, 2008

    water leaking in room. Should I clean the inside unit or/and the outside one? First time used this summer. Thanks Michele

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It must be due to the dust inside the AC try cleaning it..

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