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BillyHvac, Journeyman HVAC Tech
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I'm on a business trip by my g/f just told me that her A/C

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I'm on a business trip by my g/f just told me that her A/C is a bit frozen on the unit outside and that the house was not cooling. i had her check the filter, which was dirty, but also said that the filter was wet. Is the wet filter due to the frozen unit or is the frozen unit due to a dirty filter and water dripping on it?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 1 year ago.
what has happened:
dirty filter caused a freeze up.
at some point the ice is melting when it reaches further points away.
This is what is causing the wet filter.
Replace filter
set system to OFF
set fan switch from auto to ON
run an hour
switch back to fan auto
switch back to cooling