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Leaking Hi, Our Danby AC is leaking water everywhere. This is the 4th year we have run it but it did sit for 2 winters outside in below freezing temperatures. We ran it on dehumidify the first 2 years we had it, then moved provinces and it sat outside. Last summer since we live in a dryer climate, we only ran it on AC and only for about a month then it spent another winter outside in our shed. This year, we again are running it on AC and after running it on and off for a month, it has now started to leak water everywhere, soaking 1 huge towel about every 3 to 4 hours. We have emptied all the water reservoirs, both the back one and the internal one. My husband tried to get the cover off to see if a hose was leaking or cracked but once he got all the screws out, he couldn't get the cover to come off. We also hear a gurgling sound constantly. The unit still runs and cools well, it's just a pain to have to change all those towels! Thanks in advance for your help!

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Is there a condensate trap in the line before the discharge?
Also is the orifice or near it cracked?
With all the movement and expansion and contraction due to the temperature changes in the seasons and conditions, there might be a crack somewhere else.
Be ready with a Wax Ring for a toilet ( a new one ).
They usually seal it up fairly well.
Works for me until I can get a new pan.
God Bless.
Erik

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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    Erik Maynard Aug 09, 2008

    The gurgling sound is usually from no condensate trap.

    God Bless.

    Erik

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