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Trane Air Conditioner air handler drips water

I've got a Trane model: twg030a140b1. The area behind the air filter is soaked with water. In fact we can fill a large tub (we placed inside) with water in few weeks. The drains a are clear and the pan is dry. I had a technician open up the air handler. It seems that water is condensing on the coils and dripping straight down to the air intake area behind the air filter instead of draining to the base and then out through the drains. The coils/radiator face in a 45 degree downward angle towards the area behind the air filter. There are visible drops condensing on the coils. The fan speed was set to medium so the tech changed the fan speed to high. This still hasn't solved the problem. I have an identical unit upstairs which doesn't have this problem. Both units share the same air so it may not be the humidity difference. The upstairs unit's speed was always set to high. The technician stated that there is some kind of fix for this "known" Trane issue, however he unable to find this part. I am assuming it'll be some kind of overlapping fins which will collect the water which drips down, but also allow air to pass through unimpeaded. Any ideas on where I can get this part?

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  • S Thomas Apr 27, 2012

    Yes the problem is still there. How can I confirm whether the configuration of the coil is properly installed? I can always compare it to the one upstairs, but what should I look for? Thanks

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Amp draw on evap motor should run 80% of FLA to ensur max. efficency. Make sure fan is turning in the right direction water will run down coil if air isnt blowing it off. Gravity always takes over.make sure fan blades are clean and turning in the rite direction.

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  • S Thomas Apr 27, 2012

    Yes the fan is turning in the right direction. the AC does cool the house. How do I confirm the AMP Draw on the motor. We have set the speed on high already.

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    jeff bennett Apr 27, 2012

    just use a conventional clamp on meter to check amp draw.also check that the drain has a trap on it.I have seen these units have drain problems due to the unit sucking outside air in threw the drain and creating a vaccume inside handler.

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Are you still having issues with your twg030a140b1? the heatpump that you own should not be having this issue the question is the configuration of the coil in the AHU is it properly installed. I am a distributor for Trane equipment and am wondering if the install tech installed correctly

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