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Old 10-20-2020, 12:32 PM   #1
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Heat Pump Condensate Drain?

On my 2020 FC THE A/C drain tube is on the street side near the wheel well. I never gave much thought to it but it seems that when in the heat pump mode condensate would/could form on the outside coils.

Weíre camping in SC right now (Lake Hartwell) with nightly lows of about 50 deg. Iím noticing water drain off the roof on the door side of the trailer when using the heat pump. Is there supposed to be a separate drain tube for the outside coils or am what Iím seeing normal?

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Old 10-20-2020, 12:41 PM   #2
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Nope, itís Ďnormalí.

When the A/C unit is running as a heat pump, the external coils (condenser normally) will get cold and get wet if there is enough humidity in the air. Unfortunately that water will end up on the roof...
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On my 2020 FC THE A/C drain tube is on the street side near the wheel well. I never gave much thought to it but it seems that when in the heat pump mode condensate would/could form on the outside coils.



Weíre camping in SC right now (Lake Hartwell) with nightly lows of about 50 deg. Iím noticing water drain off the roof on the door side of the trailer when using the heat pump. Is there supposed to be a separate drain tube for the outside coils or am what Iím seeing normal?



Thanks,



Jim


You may try leveling a little heavy on the left side to have it drain off on the other side from doors.
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