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Excessive water draining from portable A/C

We have a Maytag portable air conditioner that recently has been draining water out of the back of the unit (onto the floor). This occurs when we are running it in A/C mode. We don't run it in fan or dehumidify mode. We have had this unit for several years now and we did not have to drain the unit except once a month or so. Now, we have to drain it several times a day. It's almost like the unit is running as a dehumidifier, but it is cooling the room fine and sounds ok. Please advise. Thanks, in advance.

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It appears that you have changed the location of the unit, I mean have you relocated to an area whwre the humidity is high, usuallly coastal areas have high humidity.If not is there a door that is being constantly left open causing a lot of fresh high humidity air into the room

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