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Condensation causing water collection

My Samsun air conditioner AW70ECB7 is great. But lately during this hot weather there's been water leakage out the bottom front causing a puddle of water. I put it on 75 instead of 64 and it worked for awhile, but it's just a fan type of air. Is there a drain hole on the outside? I couldn't find one or even see into the air conditioner from either front or the back. Thanks much, Donna

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  • deejmcc Jul 07, 2008

    Thanks I'll try those things. However, I haven't seen any drain hole; should I be able to see it from underneath the air conditioner? deejmcc

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Richie is right but he didnt mention that the a/c needs to outside 30 degrees down this allows the water to flow out some a/c's dont have drain holes they just drip out as long as 30 degrees down

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Hi there!

Make sure the unit is level and not tilted forwards.Tilt back if anything.

There should be a drain hole at the back, but it may be clogged, or there may be an obstruction causing the water to build up.

In times of high humidity, water will condense on the cooling coils, and drip off. This is usually carted away by means of a tray flowing to an outside pipe.

One design uses a flinger to catch any water and throw it onto the evaporator coils - thus improving efficiency, but if there is anything touching the coils, like a feather etc, it will flow down that and leak.

Tip it back as the first action, then investigate if it doesn't drain.

Posted on Jul 06, 2008

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