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I have a ky32/A air conditioner, no water is dropping in the water tank. It's only coming out through the "continous drainage" hole ... how can I get it to go to the tank?

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Open indoor panel remove pipe wash it and then fix it again

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SOURCE: air conditioner is leaking but lights not blinking

Make sure the drainage port is closed as per the instructions. If you continue to have leakage you may have a leak in the tank.

Posted on Jun 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Water spillage in Dimplex portable air conditioner

Hi Leanne,Bung stays in and you dont take it out until the red light (4th on right on top of unit) comes on, then you empty it taking bung out and use tube to get the water out. It will probably take some time (days of continuous operation) for the light to come on, depending on your humidity etc. For easy emptying, wheel the unit to a bathroom or outside where if it spills a bit it won't matter.

Ours is working okay although it just stopped blowing cold air and is only blowing room temp air. we have guests tonight and its hot! I came here looking for a solution to my prob and found yours!

chhers, Les.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Is there a drainage plug or hose on the air conditioner? It's leaking.

To increase the efficiency of the air conditioner's cooling to meet US energy requirements, most manufacturers eliminated the traditional drain plug. Instead, they switched to a design that used the extracted moisture from the room to help evaporatively cool the condenser.

To do this, the traditional fan blade was replaced with a 'sling blade' which was a fan blade with a rim or ring around it. The drain plug or drain hole in the bottom of the pan was eliminated and replaced with overflow notches in the back edge. Along with a solid piece drain pan, this provided a pool of water for the edge of the sling blade to dip into and pick up water to 'sling' or spray around the compartment to create evaporative cooling. The overflow notches established the maximum depth of the water pool and are also the lowest place when installed properly.

Although this is more efficient, this has caused 2 problems: increased noise as the water is slung around and water spray from the side air vents.

Persons have drilled holes through the pan or back edge as drains. This is not recommended as it negatively effects the colling ability of the unit and could lead to a voided warranty or premature failure.

Instead, insure that there is adequate pitch with the installation and make sure the overflow notches are kept clear.

If you 'need' a drain hose, my suggestion would be to drill into drain pan's back edge or the rear potions of the sides. The hole should be at the same level as the overflow notches. Once the drain hose is installed, block/cover the overflow notches to redirect the excess water to the drain hose instead.

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Drain Hole for Frigidaire Window Air Conditioner

Leave it alone. DO NOT attempt to create a drain. As long as a window A/C unit is installed properly, (angled slightly down toward the rear) it will drain excess water over the rear lower lip of the unit should it get that high. Many models use some of the collected water/condensation. It gets lifted up by the fan blades to cool the coil.

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SOURCE: Drainage problem-water is coming out

The drain pipe may have come loose or it is clogged. I bet on it being clogged. They are not difficult to unclog, using something like a flexible Zip Tie about 18" - 20" long and small enough to fit into the drain tubing. It will help to **** out the clog.

Hope this helped you solve the problem.

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