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.
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.
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It is leaking water correct? Check your hose for clogs or a crack, follow it up and find where it is exactly coming from. If you need a part replaced, let me know and I can find you a replacement. If you have questions about accessing parts, let me know but the outer panel should be held together with simple screws.
That indicates that the water collection bucket is full and needs to be drained. Once the unit is turned OFF, unplugged and drained, the unit will start up and start cooling again. The drain hole is on the rear of the unit, just above floor level. You can either drain it in a shallow sided pan capable of holding 1 quart of water. Or roll it to a floor drain or outside to drain it.
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Since, I believe your model s a multifunction unit (Air Conditioner and Dehumidifier), Which can be operated together or separately. There are two things which may be causing this problem. If the dehumidifier function is operating the water collection tank o bucket may be full and needs to be emptied. In conjunction with this, the air intake filter on the inside front of the unit may be dirty or clogged.
There is a third thing that is also playing a role in this. The tubing that drains the water into the tank may be clogged. Which causes the water to backup and overflow. You can clear any clogs by using an 18" long, plastic Zip Tie, that is appropriately sized to fit inside the tube or hole. Insert it carefully and work it in past the bend in the tube, until the Zip Tie bottoms out or you run out of usable Zip Tie. The rotate (twist) it as you carefully remove it. As you reach the end of the Zip Tie, be prepared for some water to follow. CAUTION: BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY SERVICE OF THE UNIT, TURN THE MASTER ON/OFF SWITCH TO OFF & UNPLUG THE UNIT FROM THE ELECTRICAL OUTLET.
Also keep in mind When dehumidify mode is selected, the indicator light will shine ORANGE. Air is dehumidified as it passes through the unit,without being in full cooling mode. The fan will operate on medium speed. If room temperature is 25°C (77°F), fan speed can be adjusted; otherwise fan speed is fixed to "low". Note: The warm air exchange hose must vent inside the room when using Dehumidify Mode, not outside as it does when cooling. If the unit is vented outside, some cooling will occur.
Hope this helped you troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.
As per instructions on page 4 of the manual I printed out from the internet (which I cannot find again) :
The exhaust/window kit must be installed AT ALL TIMES WHEN THE UNIT IS OPERATING UNDER THE AIR CONDITIONING MODE.
There should be at least 11.8" clearance between the unit and any other objects or building structure. The unit should be installed on a level surface. The window kit does not have to be installed during operation of the remaining three modes. (Heating (DPAC 7599) /Dehumidifying/Fan)
Probably needs cleaning. I assume it is on a level surface. Water drips from the evaporator coil into a collection tray of some type and then drains into the holding tank, this tray is either broken or the outlet is plugged. Good Luck, Gilsh
I had that problem last year. When I took it apart I found that the drainage hoses that lead to the reservoirs were plugged with dust build up. I clean out the hoses as well as the rest of the insides. I have since placed the entire unit inside a shallow (under bed) style rubermaid tote and have not had any more water leaking. Hope that helps you.