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Water is not draining forom my hampton bay air condiotioner. It is gurgling and you can see water inside the unit. I have tilted it more in the window there is some water dripping but there is still water in the unit. I do not see a drain hole on the bottom of this unit.

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Allot of Window units do not have a drain anymore. The condenser fan picks up the water that lays in the bottom of the unit and slings it against the condenser coil to help keep it cool. If it is not leaking water inside the house it is normal to have some water in the bottom of the unit. This is verified by not having a drain hole or hose. As an A/C service tech I didn't care for this design as allot of people thought that there was a problem when there was not. They also tend to be a little noisier as the water makes noise when it is being thrown around inside the unit. I hope this helps

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

  • Thomas LaCroix Jul 29, 2013

    Thanks Sounds good to me I thought that there would be a cooling recycling process that accuredd

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