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I have a kenstar little cooler plus it has a water tray/tank on the top of it and a water level indicator near the bottom of the unit. i`m not sure whether I should put water in the tankor whether it collects water? Thank you

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If it is a portable air conditioning unit, the tank will fill up with water as the unit pulls humidity out of the air. you will need to empty it when it gets to the full mark

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