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Window unit is throwing water out of vents with not much water in drain pa nmist of vents has white sticky film on glass cookies jars by unit

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Hi, I'm not sure what the white sticky film would be, maybe from a mixture of dust and condensation or something that has been sprayed in the room such as a air freshener that will be draw back through this evaporator coil on the return side? You say that the pan has little water that you can see anyway, but for a mist to be coming out, the fan is picking up enough water to throw it back at you, so this tells me there has to be more water then maybe you can see. Please check to see if it is draining good to the out side area from either the weep holes as we call them or a poly drain line. Check to see if you have a foam type return air filter in front of the indoor evaporator coil as this may be causing the sticky film if it is old. Check the coil to see how clean or dirty it may be. There will be a way to remove the section to expose the coil and filter in front. The blades of the blower/condenser fan motor are dipping down enough to pick up water that is puddled up some where in the pan of the unit, or the coil is dirty and not letting the moisture run off fast enough to run out and the fan is blowing this condensation right on through. They make a coil cleaner, but its sold at wholesale a/c houses, but you can try a cleaner like 409 and clean it up good and also do a good rinse after this. See if this unit has a drain at the bottom of the coil and make sure it is good and clean. This should solve this problem. Please keep me posted on this and please rate me as I know you will be kind to me. I will check back later today to see how it is doing for you.
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Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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