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Occasionally get a flashing a red light below a warning symbol (and beeping sound). I assumed I needed to empty water from the drain tube. But, after pulling the plug and even tipping the unit backwards, no water comes out. Don't know if there is anything I can do.

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Re: Occasionally get a flashing a red light below a warning symbol (and beeping sound). I assumed I needed to empty water...

Clean the drain pipe n drain tray.

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