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There is not any condensed water coming out the back of the unit. Is this a problem?

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The amount of condensate water is related to how much humidity the unit is pullling from the cooling space.

It's possible that water is actually dripping from the unit and it is so little you're not noticing it.

However, if the unit is 'cooling' ok - I would not worry about the lack of water - unless - water starts to drip "inside" from the front of the unit - in which case you will have a problem with the drain.

You could also check the unit and make sure it has a slight tilt to the outside.

Also, you could check and see if the drain hole is clogged up - preventing water from draining.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 11, 2010

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