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Leaking water; reservoirs empty

I have a Danby DPAC 7599 (also called the 7599-2) and it dribbles water on the carpet, while the reservoirs to collect the water remain dry. I was told by a friend that he had the same issue with one, years ago, and that it is a blocked drain hose. But I've never taken apart ANY A-C unit EVER, and I'm not so sure I can remove and clean that hose. I wonder if I should pay to have it done, or if I can afford that.
The summer before, it was fine and worked as it should have.
THANKS
Rob

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  • Rob_Canada Jun 12, 2008

    I didn't think it was over 5 years old! Oh great, now what do I / we do?
    If you know you need a new hose, then by chance is the hose out of the A/C? What color is it? Clear? How long is it? How it is that your hose failed? How is it different from 1/2" or whatever size, clear plastic tubing with a hose clamp of whatever sort, at one (or both) ends??

    Thanks!

    Rob in Canada

  • ccevans Jul 01, 2008

    I'm struggling with the same issue here...I bought it off a friend (or not) who stated that it worked perfectly since he bought it last summer. Now - dribbling on carpet. Have you had any success in rectifying the problem, Rob

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I bought my Danby Premiere portatable A/C a few years ago and it has ALWAYS leaked from the first time I used it. I keep it in a boot mat so it doesn't ruin my wood floors and just keep sponges in the boot mat to mop up and toss out any water that leaks. It's not likely the safest thing to do but I'm not paying any more than I already did for the **** thing. Very DISSATISFIED and will never buy "portable" again.

Posted on Jul 06, 2012

I have this too we had that problem as well, nothing we could do about it either..
i need a new hose and exaust kit you know anywhere to get that?
this unit is ancient

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