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Condensation is being pulled off of the evaporator and dripping down the unit.why???

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ROOM NEEDS TO BE TIGHT OR SEALED A OPEN DOOR WILL CAUSE THIS. OR THE EVAPORATOR DRAIN MAY NEED TO BE CLEANED, FIND OUT WHERE IT DRAINS FROM OUT SIDE AND USE A WET DRY VAC TO **** OUT WHAT MAY BE PLUGGING IT ..... F'N I WAS ANY HELP AT ALL PLEASE VOTE.. JAY

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