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I am assuming the breathing tube is the evaporator drain underneath the refrigerator freezer. You do not stop the condensation. This tube gets rid of the condensate that forms during defrost of the evaporator. The condensate drains into a provided collecton pan under your refrigerator. If the tubing has fallen out, this can cause the condensate to pour out into the floor and can cause damage to flooring and walls.
Pull the refrigerator out and remove the 6 to 8 1/4 inch drive screws that hold on the cardboard cover on the lower back side. Find the tubing and direct it back into the evaporation pan provided. It will be near or under the condensor fan.
Hope this helps.

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Testimonial: "The question was.How to stop the conde nsation in my breathing tube on my bi-pap machine or rainout as its called."

  • Sorry, your question was posted in refrigerator section. My son has one your machines and I have never used one and have never used one. The doctor who fitted you up with it may have some feed back to solve your problem.

  • I was thinking about this problem and I am sure it has to do with the relative humidity of the air coming up to the face mask. If the relative humidity is to high and the hose is subjected to cool air surrounding it, the moisture inside can condense if the dew point is reached. So the cure would either be reduce the relative humidity of the air by not producing as much moisture or warming the hose so it will not reach the dew point and stay above the dew point. To keep the hose warm, try raising the temperature of the room or possibly wrapping a small electric blanket around the hose. Hope this helps

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