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Water draining from window air conditioner runs down the side of the house creating wet basement wall and mold grows inside basement. How to drain away from house?

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Your problem is definately the pitch of the unit

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If the inside is clean and the unit is installed with very minor slope toward the outside, you should not have any water draining. It should get picked up by the fan and blown thru the condenser (outside) coil, evaporating, and helping with the heat transfer. Take the unit out of the window. Take it outside, Remove the outer cover, and wash out the inside - especially the pan in the bottom and any slots where water runs from area to area. Try not to get the electrical control area very wet, if you do let it dry before re-assembly.

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