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  1. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    WTF? I hear this dripping action from my AC and go to investigate:


    It has rained here a couple times in a few days and has been humid. It's dripping from here:



    That's wet dust (not mold) from my AC closet that I've opened maybe once in a year:


    Any suggestions that won't ruin my nice buzz?
     
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  2. gonefirefightin

    gonefirefightin free wieners

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    that line is plugged, use draino gel and report back.

    it should drain somewhere to the outside of the building but since you said there was rain it has probably filled with rain water since it cant drain.
     
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  3. stinkyboy

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    The yellow line with the valve?

    Should I turn it off?
     
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  4. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    The condensate line is clogged
     
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  5. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    The yellow is gas, no need to shut it off. The PVC piping is the one that's clogged.
     
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  6. DirtyMike

    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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    Its Urine backing up from your toilet..... maybe if you flushed more when you were done pulling it it wouldnt plug up the system
     
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  7. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    The condensate can't fill with rain water, impossible. It goes right form the evaporator coil to the exterior ground.
     
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  8. gonefirefightin

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    it vents to the roof or someone elses unit upstairs
     
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    Clogged to the unit or to the steel pipe?
     
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    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    And don't use drain-o. Check the pipe at the exterior, it may be plugged there by some kids.
     
  11. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    The PVC plastic. The evaporator coil (sits on top of the furnace) has the condensate line which produces condensation when the AC is running. That line is clogged somewhere. I would start on the exterior and go from there.
     
  12. Westy

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    Looks like the unit was not properly installed. That pipe is meant for condensation to drain from. Since it probably is never ever humid in PeeOnix they never bothered to plumb the line where it could drain, but it is trying to now. short term solution is to take a turkey baster or hypodermic needle, which ever is closest, and suck any water out of it. Long term solution is to tell the landlord to plumb it somewhere where it can properly drain.
     
  13. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    The PVC pipe is overflowing out of the top of that vent, right?

    That only goes to more pvc, which drains outside. Probably something plugging it out there, or perhaps a mouse crawled down in there and died?
     
  14. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    It's installed properly, what is overflowing is the vent. The only thing that maybe in question is it looks like the upstairs unit maybe tied into the same line. Here in California, you can't do that. It shouldn't effect the drain though.
     
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    In a serious note Stinky<not sure why Im offering any real advice> There should be an air admittance valve on top of that tube you circled. Not a Huge problem not to have it, but without, if it does back up, you get an internal leak inside your house/apt.


    It should also have a taller peice of pipe there as well, maybe about three inches taller
     
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  16. stinkyboy

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    So, do I put this to use or not?

     
  17. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Shut the hell up, I could be at the pool being rude to my neighbors right about now... :rofl:
     
  19. DirtyMike

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    You pay rent.......Then pipe down..... and call the landlord
     
  20. gonefirefightin

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    go outside and see where it comes out of the building and see if it is draining properly.
     
  21. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    You should chase the chicks around the pool with your dingle-dangle out.

    And you live in an apartment, right? Call the fukkin' landlord to do this $hit. :D
     
  22. stinkyboy

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    Go fuk yourself moron. Stop posting.

    The guy that own this building is cool as all hell. Should I pull him away from his wife and 3 kids tonight when there are Monkeys with much more knowledge to share?
     
  23. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Do it!!!!!!!!
     
  24. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Damn straight!
     
  25. RUFUS

    RUFUS e-douche of the year

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    That is his responsibility for kicking back and having you pay his mortgage.
     
  26. stinkyboy

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    Thanks Brian and GFF! And maybe Westy...

    It drips when the AC is on, but it's not life consuming. I have some drip containers down, so I'll worry about it tomorrow when the Tequila becomes a bad idea...

    Poolside!

    :thumb:
     
  27. DirtyMike

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    GOd damn, when did you go from cool to a ****ing cock sucker......Dick head.....



    Did something you dont agree and Damnit all to helll this guys an idiot.....WIsh I was as cool as yuou are....Pull the stick out of your ass already.
     
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    Ah, I didn't the the T fitting behind the gas line at first.
     
  29. RUFUS

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    You gotta love when he goes out a negative reps you, my feelings are crushed.

    Fuk you Stinky and the cock that you rode in on!!!
     
  30. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    It takes a trained eye to spot this kinda stuff ;););)
     
  31. DirtyMike

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    Funny thing is, I know AC in and out. I just really dont feel like helping stinky with the dick post he made in my thread the other day. Figured I would return the favor
     
  32. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Can you both kiss & make up, please?
     
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