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I cannot get the plastic shell back on the unit after removing to clear blockage in water drain/pan. Repeatedly hangs up, will not slide down last 1.5 to 2" to line up screw holes. Please advise quickly as unit protects library and it has rained every day this month! Jennifer

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  • jennjoreilly May 24, 2011

    I didn't remove the drain pan so it's still exactly where it was...all has been cleaned though!
    The casing seems to be hanging up on something but I can't see what it is when the two pieces are apart and when I start putting the thing back on, I have NO visibility at all...I don't want to force it as all the parts of the casing are plastic...should I "lean" the casing in any direction in particular?

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  • Make sure the drain pan is in all the way.
  • The plastic housing gives many people trouble when reassembling. It has to be put on just so. Make sure you are clearing everything when sliding it back on.
  • This housing has to be fiddled with when reassembling a bit. It will go back on.

Regards, Tony

Posted on May 24, 2011

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    Iron May 24, 2011





    • Yea lean it a little forward as you begin to put it on. Let the housing clear all the gadgets on top.

    Tony

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    Iron May 24, 2011

    And don't be afraid to pull on it a bit.

    Tony

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