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My Rheem RCBA3765AS17 Air conditioning unit is leaking water again from the left corner of the unit under the drain pan. I just had this fixed a month ago and cleaned the reusable filter. It is now covered with slimey black stuff! How do I get that filter clean again? I ran water forcefully through it, but that's not good enough. Is there anything else I can do myself before calling a professional again?

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You need to blow out the drain line where it hooks up to the pan and clean out the drip pan. It doesn't matter how clean you keep the filter, that's just to keep the evaporator coils clean, which is important in itself. But algae will grow in the drip pan if it is not tilted to drain correctly and will clog up the drain line. If you put a level on the top of the unit, the bubble should JUST BARELY break the line on the OPPOSITE side from the drain outlet on the pan. Hope this helps.

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