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GE Portable Airconditioner - Model APN10AA Serial # GG509122

The water full light comes on seems like every 10 minutes. I unplug the drain plug and let the water drain. Not much water comes out of the unit. Then I restart the unit. It works for about 10-15 minutes and shuts down again. I can hear the fan running but the condenser has shut down. Current temps 85-92 degress not normal for this area. Is this a function of the system or do I have to have a service tech come and check the unit out. TJ

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Ours was leaking water. After taking the covers off,cleaning it,and draining all the water out, I started getting the same problem with the light coming on every 7 minutes. I actually added some water to the system till it was too full and then drained it out through the plug. The light still came on every 7 minutes until I turned the unit off and then unplugged it for a few minutes. I plugged it back in, turned it on and reset the temperature. It seemed to reset itself and kept running normally. BB

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  • eicresearch Jun 18, 2011

    Mine was doing the same thing, flooding the floor and not filling the cup. I took the back cover
    off and the condenser fins were totally clogged with dust. You can only get to it by taking off the back cover (about 10 screws). Cleaned all the compacted dust off the condenser fins, seems to be OK now. I also ran a cable up the two black tubes that drip the water into the cup (you can see this if you remove the cup), and I clicked the outside tube valve (that you connect a hose to if you wish) on and off several times. One of those fixed the problem I think it was the clogged condenser fins causing the unit to sweat where it was not supposed to..

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