Why is My Home Air Conditioner Leaking Water Inside room

Why is My Home Air Conditioner Leaking Water Inside room?

Here a common question we get during summers, Why is my AC leaking water inside my home, rooms? There are multiple reasons of this problem.

But first, turn your Air Conditioners thermostat to Off to prevent further damage to your home.

To understand why this is happening, you need to know how water forms on your Air Conditioner in the first place.

Way does water form in my AC?

You’re air conditioners inside unit contains the evaporator coil that cools the warm air blown over it. This causes condensation (moisture) to form on the coil, just like how water droplets form on a cold glass of water on a summer (hot) day.

The moisture on the coil drips into a drain and down a condensate drain line (PVC pipe) that leads out your home.

So, with all that in mind, here are a few things that cause that water to leak into your home.

1. Clogged condensate water drain line

A clogged condensate drain line is the most common problem of water leaking from your Air Conditioner into your home.

If the drain line gets clogged with dust, dirt, sludge or mold, that water backs up into your home. In that case, you’ll need to clean it. There are multiple unclogging methods, like using a wet or dry AC on the condensate line.

But the surefire way is to have a professional use a special vacuum to suck the blockage material out of drain line.

2. Damaged or rusted drain pipe

Got an old air conditioner (12-15 years)? The drain pipe may be damaged or rusted through, so water just falls right through. You’ll need to replace the pipe.

Reason.3 broken condensate water pump

Is your furnace and indoor A/C unit installed in the basement? If so then there is a condensate water pump that pumps the water outside. But if the pump breaks, the water isn’t being pumped outside anymore. You will need to repair or replace the water pump.

Reason.4 Dirty air filters

A dirty air filter blocks airflow over the cooling coil. When that happens, the cooling coil gets too cold and freezes over. When it melts, it drips an excess amount of water that the pipe may not be able to handle.

Check your air filter to see if it’s dirty and change or clean it if needed. You should be cleaning it every 1-3 months (depending on the use)

Reason. 5 Low refrigerant (gas)

Similar to a dirty air filter, low refrigerant will lower pressure in the Air Conditioner system, causing the evaporator (cooling) coil to freeze over. When the coil melts, water overflows the drain pipe.

You’ll notice you’re low on refrigerant when:
The air conditioner low cooling
You hear a hissing or bubbling noise (indicating a refrigerant leak)

Depending on the severity of the refrigerant leak you’ll either repair the leak and gas charging AC units.

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