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Posted: 1/3/2016 4:43:13 PM EDT
1. I change out my AC filter every month.

2. AC is cooling fine.  I live in FL, and so far no need for heat.

3. I pour Clorox down the drain pipe to clean it every month.

4. WTF, is wrong with my AC? Cools fine, but today when I went to change the AC filter I noticed several drops of water.



Thanks
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 4:54:07 PM EDT
Over maintained.
Routine is best
Bleach?
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 4:55:34 PM EDT


Dibs on guns and ammo.
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 4:57:39 PM EDT
Moist air condenses on cold items.  Could this fit your situation at all?
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:01:32 PM EDT
Originally Posted By kcolg30:
1. I change out my AC filter every month.
2. AC is cooling fine.  I live in FL, and so far no need for heat.
3. I pour Clorox down the drain pipe to clean it every month.
4. WTF, is wrong with my AC? Cools fine, but today when I went to change the AC filter I noticed several drops of water.

Thanks
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Not at all uncommon depending on layout.
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:13:55 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By URSATDX:
Over maintained.
Routine is best
Bleach?
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Ive witnessed some pretty anal retentive stuff over the years but bleaching the drain every month is ....unique.
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:15:23 PM EDT
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Is the filter located below the condenser coils? It could be dripping from them.
[b]Originally Posted By Fella:[/b

Ive witnessed some pretty anal retentive stuff over the years but bleaching the drain every month is ....unique.
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I have to flush my U-trap every 6-8 weeks in warm weather. The bottom of the condensing unit is only 10" above the garage floor and mold and mildew build up in it.
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:16:09 PM EDT
Plugged condensate drain.  Catch pan overflowing and dripping down onto filter.
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:17:24 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Frank_B:



Is the filter located below the condenser coils? It could be dripping from them.
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they should be outside and not after the air filter.


 
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:18:42 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/3/2016 5:18:55 PM EDT by Dino]
low pressure coolant can cause that so can plugged drain









 
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:23:03 PM EDT
pics of filter
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:23:18 PM EDT
It's that Florida humidity trying to turn itself into southern ice. Be sure to dispose of that filter properly or that stuff will escape and get all over our roads.
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:23:36 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By coldair:
they should be outside and not after the air filter.  
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Originally Posted By coldair:
Originally Posted By Frank_B:
Is the filter located below the condenser coils? It could be dripping from them.
they should be outside and not after the air filter.  

[palmtoforehead]I should have said evaporator. I have a heat pump and it is the condenser during the heating cycle.[/palmtoforehead]
I have an Amana unit and the airflow is upward through the indoor coil.


Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:25:06 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Boostinjdm:
Plugged condensate drain.  Catch pan overflowing and dripping down onto filter.
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This. My lady friend lives in a condo at Fort Myers (photo won't load). She was visiting me for a week and found a puddle when she arrived back home. She called the AC guy and he had to clean out the drain. And yes, he told her to pour bleach or vinegar down the condensate drain every month. It has a clean out plug where the drain goes into the plumbing stack of the building.
Link Posted: 1/3/2016 5:26:17 PM EDT

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Is the filter located below the condenser coils? It could be dripping from them.




I have to flush my U-trap every 6-8 weeks in warm weather. The bottom of the condensing unit is only 10" above the garage floor and mold and mildew build up in it.
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Originally Posted By Frank_B:


Is the filter located below the condenser coils? It could be dripping from them.


Originally Posted By Fella:[/b



Ive witnessed some pretty anal retentive stuff over the years but bleaching the drain every month is ....unique.


I have to flush my U-trap every 6-8 weeks in warm weather. The bottom of the condensing unit is only 10" above the garage floor and mold and mildew build up in it.


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