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THE AIR CONDITIONER LEAKS WATER FROM THE FRONT OF THE UNIT.

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Look for the drain line coming out of the unit typically in the bottom. Clear out this drain line with a vacuum or water hose. It should begin to drain and stop leaking.

If the leaking continues, you may have a cracked drain pan or severe drain blockage.

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

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