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We have a Quasar Model HQ2062AW in-wall air conditioner that

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Hi! We have a Quasar Model HQ2062AW in-wall air conditioner that is leaking. When I take off the front cover, it appears to be the result of condensation on the copper tubes feeding into the fins or grill to the left -- the tubes are dripping into a space that doesn't seem to have a drain hole. Why is this happening, and what can I do to fix it?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 3 months ago.

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Normally that would mean the unit is way out of level. You should make sure the unit is sitting level in the wall. Also if the unit is not sealed well you can get excessive condensation that will form on some tubing and drip during extremely high humid times. So make sure it is sealed decent as well.

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
When you refer to sealing the unit, what do you mean? Do you mean caulking where the chassis goes into the wall, or is there some kind of internal seal?
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 3 months ago.

Yes caulk, insulation or sealant yes

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
OK, one last follow-up. How do I move the unit out of the wall? I am wondering both about the actual unit and the outer cabinet. I don't see any screws holding it in place, but I can't budge either part. Thanks.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 3 months ago.

That should be a sleeve unit that just pulls out. You may have to pop the front grill off and look for any mounting screw to the sleeve but it normally will just slide out.

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