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Icing is almost always caused by one or both of two situations. Either low airflow due to clogged filter or evaporator and/or or low on refrigerant. If the filter and the evaporator (the radiator looking coil right inside the case) look clean, then the unit probably has a leak and has lost refrigerant.

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