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If the air intake filter is dirty, that can affect the operation and cause it to freeze up. Operating in temperatures below 40 degrees will also cause it. Or a low refrigerant level can also cause it. Turn the unit OFF and unplug it. Place some old towels under the unit to absorb any dripping water. Once the unit has completely thawed, remove the filter and clean it. Carefully replace the filter (be sure it's dry) and give the unit a try.

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