Your AC drain line is one of the most important parts of your HVAC unit. It’s main job is to drain excess moisture out of your indoor space. However, sometimes it does get clogged and many people who notice this wonder how to unclog it. So how can you tell if it’s clogged? What should you immediately do? In this post you’ll learn everything about what to do when your AC drain line is clogged.
2 major signs of a clogged AC drain lineBefore things get worse, you may notice your Air Conditioner Running But Not Cooling but here are the two major signs of a clogged AC drain line:
- Your air conditioner isn’t starting.
- There’s water leakage around your unit (drain pan)
The process of properly unclogging AC drain linesThere are two main proven ways to unclog blocked air conditioner drain line outside house:
- By hand (ideal for blocked drain pan)
- Using a shop vac and hose (ideal for blocked line)