Heating, Air Conditioning, Fridge, HVAC/Clean a drain line
Expert: Marcus Cass - 5/28/2014
How can I clean the drain line from the outside that empties the water from the air handler? It is clogged. Thank you!
There are a couple of simple ways to clear your condensate drain line if restricted . If you have a wet/dry vacuum cleaner- find the 3/4 inch pvc condensate drain exit point outside your house. Suck out he line with the vacuum . If that doesn't work , grab your hose and with full water pressure blast from the outside into the condensate drain for 1 to 2 seconds only . This forces water up the line dislodging the debris if it is restricted ( you can do this a couple of times ). Be careful on this one though - if you use spray water to long it can actually overflow at your air handler . Either way you should be able to tell if clear because you'll get a big slug of slime/debris that comes out of the drain line . Hope this helps .
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