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Narrow tube v. plug and cap?

I assume the narrow tube gets connected to the plug in the back to drain water? I don't have the manual, the unit arrived with the plug and cap on.

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  • Anonymous Jun 14, 2008

    I have the a simular question. Someone gave me the windchaser model SA 12059 and it has a tube and plug on the back that is bent up and not down for drainage. My question is whether it needs to drain or does the water evaporate on its own and I can leave it bent up and plugged.

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If the unit stops working and some kind of a 'water level full' indicator appears then un bend it and un plug it and then let the water drain into a bucket.  If it continues to indicate that the internal water tank if full you may want to run a hose to a drain in the floor or into a bucket to let the water drain away and the unit keep running without stopping.

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