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Air conditioner is emitting condensation through top of unit

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The manual said to remove the rubber cap on the back, exterior, of the unit, insert the drain plug and push down lightly to drain off the excess water accumulation. However, a drain plug was not included in the package. Furthermore, there wasn't an actual "hole" in the unit to insert it. I did drain what I could by just leaving the cap off. This did not take care of the problem completely. Next, I unscrewed and removed the the front, interior, of the housing unit. I then noticed additional water buildup in the bottom of the unit under the sling fan. I could not remove the fan, so I used a turkey baster to **** out what water I could. I know - resourceful don't cha think! Then pushed paper towels into the bottom of the cavity to absorb any leftover water. Whaaala - problem solved.

Thanks for your prompt response.

Teresa Wellman

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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