Could use a gearhead's conjecture on this.... (somewhat OT)

by Ketira

When I bought my condo unit, things hadn't been upgraded to code since it was built in '87... somewhat. I think the hot water tank is newer, as well as the outside A/C condenser.

Things we replaced even before I moved in: Toilet, Range/oven/microwave combo, & washer/dryer combo. So what's the problem this time?

The A/C - that is, the inside unit. It's leaking water terribly, causing mold on the walls & making things damp in that room (it's in the same room as the w/d), and that's something I can't tolerate. (I'm allergic to mold, no matter where it comes from.) The leak comes from the bottom of the unit, and I have no idea what's causing it.

I am wondering how much it'll take to replace the thing to today's standards; probably going to be expensive, and a cost I'll have to repay back to Mom for her medicines. So what I'm asking is: In y'all's experience, can you tell me (a) what the problem is, and (b) how much {estimate} it's going to take to fix/replace?

Posted on Jul 6, 2012, 11:55 PM

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  1. hmmmmm..... Gunslinger, Jul 7, 2012
  2. Generally speaking.... , Jul 7, 2012
    1. Drain.... , Jul 7, 2012
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        1. help. , Jul 7, 2012
        2. This, plus a few other things.. , Jul 7, 2012
    2. What Doc said. . .. Maker Of Toys, Jul 7, 2012
      1. Социальны&. , Mar 21, 2013
    3. It's almost certainly a clogged drain line. Someone, Jul 7, 2012
      1. Use a shop vac. Sleepydawg, Jul 9, 2012
        1. That's a great idea. Why didn't I think of it? n/t. Someone, Jul 9, 2012
          1. Exactly what I said the first time I saw it.... Anonymous Coward, Jul 10, 2012
            1. Oops, that's me, obviously. NT. Sleepydawg, Jul 10, 2012
  3. Check the face of the air cooler. Eric, Jul 8, 2012

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