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When I keep my air condition on auto and it has ran then turns off when the temp. is reached it has began leaking

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Sound so simple< (dirty Filter) .This unit is trying to find air anywhere it can , even from the drain tube which sucks the water out the drain tube and hold it in the drain pan ,and when the unit shuts off, it dumps it ,. Anouther reason if this is an older unit (over 20 yrs. old) the pans were made of metal and could be rusting thru! (today, they're made of plastics) The a.c. supply house NOW has solvent you can pour in standin water guaranteed to seal leaking pans. Thank-you-very-much!

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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Your unit needs cleaning.

when fan is running, it creates a vacuum that hold the water from spilling from your unit, then at auto, as the temperature is reached, the fan would stop and the vacuum that keeps the water from spilling would disappear and starts to leak water.

have ti clean....

that would eliminate your problem..

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