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Old 06-27-2018, 10:18 PM   #1
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A/C Condensation ??

I have a 3600 Voltage. My main ducted air conditioner seems to be condensating inside the buggy and dripping through the ceiling? Not sure if it is that or a roof leak. When it started it was not raining or had it been raining, just very humid so the roof had accumulated a lot of dew. I cleaned the filters and took off the shroud and checked the coils and the pan and all was good with them. Anything else I should check out on the A/C? It is a Dometic and there are two places that the condensation comes out. One on the right and one on the left side of the unit. The one on the left drips a lot and the one on the right hardly any. The roof is flex armor and only about a year and a half old. The A/C gasket was replaced when the roof was installed.
Thanks a lot for any help.
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Old 06-27-2018, 10:28 PM   #2
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I have a 3200 and have seen condensation on the vents and had some dripping onto the ceiling and into one of the puck lights when humid, but that was because I had the ramp door open. I have not had a problem when keeping the ramp door closed in humid conditions
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Thanks 4wlow I have not had the ramp door open. I am testing out a theory and will keep the thread updated. Thanks again
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Old 06-27-2018, 10:51 PM   #4
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Mine did that too when I first got it. Pulled the cover off all three and cleaned out the mount frame drain holes and cranked the lag bolts down a 1/4 turn to ensure a good seal. That was over a year ago and no more water coming through the roof or lights .

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Old 06-28-2018, 12:40 AM   #5
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Mine also did that this year as csclark said two frt lag bolts were loose tightened them up no more leaks
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Found the problem. Gasket and it's only a year and a half old. Thanks for the help.
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You might want to check the tape job inside the duct when you pull the A/C off the hole. Voltage worker didn't bother cleaning up the sawdust and the tape had nothing to stick to. The cold air went into the ceiling rather the ducts.
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Thanks I will check that out..
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You might want to check the tape job inside the duct when you pull the A/C off the hole. Voltage worker didn't bother cleaning up the sawdust and the tape had nothing to stick to. The cold air went into the ceiling rather the ducts.
Mine had lots of wires and pieces of wood cut out of the ceiling obstructing the airflow right out of the a/c unit. Taped up everything - not the airflow is improved from pathetic to poor.
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Thanks I will check all that out
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You might want to check the tape job inside the duct when you pull the A/C off the hole. Voltage worker didn't bother cleaning up the sawdust and the tape had nothing to stick to. The cold air went into the ceiling rather the ducts.
Same here. Duct tape didn’t hold. Redid it with aluminum duct tape.
Also bagged up and taped the connectors inside a sandwich baggy and tie wrapped them off the bottom of duct to keep them from getting wet.
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I used the aluminum tape. Thanks
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