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I can't find drip pan for my portable air unit?

I bought a Danby portable air heating and cooling system at a thrift store without the drip pan and i can't find the manual or the right model # online to find the parts . do i need the drip pan?

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Why is my 8000 btu portable air conditioner leaking water all over the floor


IF this is a regular unit and not one that you add water too (like a swap cooler) it is normal for water to be produced. When those units cool the air, the water in the air condenses in the coils and drips down to a pan in the bottom. There should be a light that comes on and tells you to empty it and there should be a plug for emptying the unit. If it is leaking then the there could be issues with the tray and where the water is going.

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I have a danby portable air conditioner with no manual. The picture shows two ducts going outside. My question is why does the intake go outside?


On a portable a/c unit the cooling is done by taking heat out of the air inside and dispensing it outside.

That's accomplished by washing air over the heat coil in the unit, then the air goes back outside to let the heat out there.

You'll need inlet air, and outlet air to accomplish that.

Inlet air is cooler as it comes in, then that air absorbs some of the heat inside the space you're cooling and turns around to go back out leaching heat outside.

Most likely scenario.

There may be another need for outside air revolving around positive pressure inside the conditioned space.

Let me know if that doesn't solve your situ.
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Do we need to use both hoses?


You could draw the air from inside however the system works much more effeciently with 2 hoses.
The air that is drawn into the unit and heated then exhausted back outside. If you don't use the second hose all the air that is exhausted will have to be drawn in around windows and doors or othe voids in the area. This would draw in warm moist air that would then have to be cooled and dehumidified.

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The cool air blowing out has a fishy smell.


Hi!!

That's the smell of foul water, make sure to frecuently empty the drip pan, wash it and desinfect it using a couple of drops of clorox or other desinfectant.

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You possibly might have a bad switch or have a dirty ac unit.Try 1st turning off the unit and cleaning the inside ...

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Danby ALSO does not cool 3 days old


Take it back where you bought it. A 12,000 BTU unit should be more than enough for a 192 square foot room, so there is some problem with the unit.

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I bought the same unit yesterday and took it back today. Not sure what's wrong, I guess they are junky a/c's.

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you may have a factory defective unit that is not turning off the anti-frost heating coil (I have assumed yours contains this item based on your problem description). I would trade it in for a new unit, again assuming you have a warranty or the store offers a good in-store return policy. If this plan bombs, then open the unit and find the heating coil near the cool side of the radiator fins. then disconnect the power wires to the heater and prevent electrical short to wires with quality electrical tape.

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