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My air conditioner is trowing water true the inside of my window insted of outside why is this happening?

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Your drain tube or holes are plugged up

Posted on Oct 04, 2010

  • canales627 Oct 04, 2010

    Hi thanx for answering my ? So what should I do with my problem do I buy a new piece or does it not work anymore I need my ac ...thanx

  • randolphkevi Oct 04, 2010

    you need to take unit apart and clean. make sure the unit is not leaning forward should lean back a little bit.

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