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Drain Hole for Frigidaire Window Air Conditioner

Straight from  Lowes my air conditioner did not come with a drain hole for the water build up inside to drain.  What do i need to do in a case like this.

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Leave it alone. DO NOT attempt to create a drain. As long as a window A/C unit is installed properly, (angled slightly down toward the rear) it will drain excess water over the rear lower lip of the unit should it get that high. Many models use some of the collected water/condensation. It gets lifted up by the fan blades to cool the coil.

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Find the manaul locate the area where it should be located and examine, if as you say it is difficient ask the supplier to make an assessment. If you make an attempt to construct your own outlet you may well find a void warrenty.

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Our frigidaire MSII came with no drain hole. Last summer we put up with it spewing water all over our deck. This year we drilled a drain hole & no spewing water & the AC works great. Very poorly designed AC. Close to a gallon of water drains out the hole every day.

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You will have to remove the unit fro the window,and take it outside and remove the cover,unless the sheel remains in the window,and use a water hose to clean all the debris out and clear the drain,this really needs to be done every year,also,make sure the tilt on the unit is enough for the water to drain outside,not in,if this was at all helpful,please rate thank you.

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