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Outdoor unit appears to be leaking

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Condensation appearing on outdoor unit piping



Symptom Symptom


              Water is leaking from the outdoor air conditioning unit pipe.



How to fix How to fix


              1. Condensation may be noticed on the outdoor unit valves as cold refrigerant circulates

                  in the air conditioner unit coming in contact with ambient warm air outside.

                  Please be assured that it is not a sign of defect and product is safe to use.


              2. This phenomenon is comparable to condensation on cold water bottles when they are

                  taken out from the refrigerator and brought outside on a very hot day.


              3. Insulate the pipes if the pipe taping appears torn or worn off.



                   Condensation, Need additional insulation


                                         <Need additional insulation>


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