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Looking to set up a KY-26/AV1 unit and don't have the manual. Seems pretty simple. Looks like I just put exhaust in bottom of window. Black hose hooks to back....does it just drain into bucket or pan. Any other tricks? Just don't want damage the unit by hooking it up wrong. Thanks, Brett

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Hi, yes you can, but make sure bucket is big enough to fetch all water from machine, always keep hose same level with water in tub, when machine is in operation. lowering hose to floor could get water out by gravity. it's better to put drain hose in sinks, or some form of plumbing, work machine, don't let machine work you, but if it's more convenient for you to drain in bucket, sure, it's o.k. good luck.

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I had the same problem and unscrewed and removed the back cover (AFTER I UNPLUGED THE UNIT) and noticed there is a small black tube that the drain tube connects to. Mine was broken off track and I had to physically remove the small black tube, put it back in it's place and super glued new tabs along the side so it would tilk back and drain the water in the bucket vs. the floor via the unit.
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wow, that's a weird one there. just to check, you did turn thr drain connection all the way down and remove the cap? nothing inside the drain connector? the hose is not too small or run too far? is the water coming out of the hose and in to the bucket at the same time if it is I would think ther is an internal leak somewhere and take it back for an exchange if new. good luck let me know if this wasn't any help for ya
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there is probably alot more humidity in your area this year than in the past. these units will the the condenstion water to help cool themselves by splashing it onto the condensing coil. the unit is apparently making more condesation then it can use os the extra goes into the collection pan. the FIX is hook up the drain hose.

Posted on Aug 03, 2009

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