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Gibson Furnace A/C. How do I clean the A/C drain? New

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Gibson Furnace A/C....

Gibson Furnace A/C. How do I clean the A/C drain?

Contractor's Assistant: Did you check the furnace's filters?

New filter

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes. odor coming out of the floor registers

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Odor only occurs when blower is running

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: HVAC
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Locate the cooling coil, it is a 20 inch square box fit under the furnace in your case most likely.

It will have 3/4" white plastic pipe attached near the bottom. and two copper tubes attached....

Remove the insulation and the 20" square door to access the drain pan.

We can go from here without any time limits.

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Attach a close up photo of the wiring diagram glued to the inside of the blower access door and I will mark it up with trouble shooting instructions then follow up with step by step training and coaching until you have a solution.

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