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I have a duracraft DD-TEC16E I have had this for 12 months and has been working perfectly until today , I have noticed the water is not all collecting in the tank it's leaking on the floor . Any possible solution please?
Mine is doing the same thing. The bucket is dry and the floor is flooded, so it is not an inability to condense, and it is not that the bucket has overflowed, and the bucket does not have a leak. It had been working great and then this suddenly started happening, it's as if the water is not flowing along the proper route and instead is gathering behind the bucket.
dehums remove humidity from air inside unit the evaporator sits in drain pan , drain pan has some sort of line or tube witch leeds to the internal collection or bucket thats what you slide out and empty when its full , ther is some sort of sensor or float switch that lets you know wen full make sure unit is draining properly inernaly and full system is working properly
This could be from a couple things, first is that as units get a little older, the drains and pans start to clog because as your removing water from the air, your also removing dirt. Sometimes this dirt builds up on the bottom of the pan and over time, it clogs the drain. This will allow the pan to overflow and spill over on the side that has the lowest spot. One way to tell is to shim up the back about an 1/8th or an inch. If it leaks from the front now, your drain is clogged. If it drains fine and the drip in the back goes away, you have corrosion in your pan and you'll need to take it apart an clean it, aluminum tape it, and silicone it to get back to full operation.
Based upon my experience with the same problem on my Kenmore 54701 last summer: The condensate water collects in a plastic pan below the coils. This pan has a single drain hole where the water flows down into the bucket. When I suddenly found water puddling on the floor instead of in the bucket, I opened up the unit, and I found that the collection pan's drain hole had become blocked by "bioslime". I cleaned out the goo from the drain hole, and the problem was solved.
TRY IT ON LOW FAN SPEED AND SEE IF IT LEAKS , MAKE SURE IF THERE IS A HOSE OR SMALL DRAIN PAN UNDER COIL THAT IT IS CLEAN AND FREE OF DIRT .SOMETIMES ON HIGH WATER IS BLOWN PAST DRAIN PAN AND DRIPS ON FLOOR , THIS MAY BE A BAD DESIGN. IF THERE IS A FILTER CLEAN IT
the collector base under the tubes just collects water and drips it through a hole into the water bucket. there must be a loose hose(if it has one) or the base collector or bucket has a crack, as they usually are plastic. also if the unit is sitting on a very uneven floor this will happen
You may have a blockage in the metal or plastic collection pan under the coil that sweats to take water out of the air. Possibly some pet hair, lint etc. Have you cleaned it lately? Could the pan be rusted through somewhere? Is it level? Could you the collection bucket be cracked at or near the hose connection?
Ive had same issue with this machine. i opened it up and cleaned the plastic channels leading into the tank. Dust can collect and block these channels, diverting the water onto the floor. This cleared that problem, but now the fan is not working, so im hunting for one going cheap...?