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Old 07-18-2019, 09:14 AM   #1
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AC dripping inside

OUR ac is dripping went on roof opened cover was clean inside very little moisture . In Louisiana guess need to get dehumidifier is that only way
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You said "roof". Did you mean inside on the "ceiling". If so, then yes, you need to go shopping TODAY for dehumidifier. Mold will be your next problem. Good luck!
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Both my front and rear AC's have drains rely on small diameter clear tubing to drain the water. About every 2-3 years they will plug up and the AC's will drip. There is a connection that is accessible from inside, I use compressed air to blow it out.
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If you take the inside cover down and look up into the AC you should not see daylight. If you do you will have condensation. Seal all daylight areas.
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Sounds like you need to get a new gasket on the unit.
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Sounds like you need to get a new gasket on the unit.
Mine each time was clogged drain lines. I would vacuum off the coils from inside and use a dryer vent brush to slide under both sides of the unit on the roof to clear the debris. It was happening too frequently so I removed the cover and drilled out the drain holes making them much larger. Just be careful drilling its close quarters.
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Take your cover off on the inside. There is a piece of cardboard wrapped in an aluminum foil type of material. Make sure this is pushed into the slot, I taped mine in the hole with aluminum hvac tape. It could be the drain but I would check the flap from the inside first. My inside cover had 5 screws, should have had 6 but one was not in there. You will need to use a small screw driver or knife to get the plugs out of the screw holes to access the screws.
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Thanks

thanks as usual. you all have great suggestions really appreciate
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