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Pan missing when RUUD unit was installed causing problems with AC
I think your talking about an emergency drain pan. Is condensation building up on the outside of the unit? If it is, it means that the unit is not draining properly and the is too much water sitting in the main condensate pan. If you don't have the emergency pan, then the condensate drips from the unit onto the ceiling in your attic. I'm assuming a lot of things but this is what I think you are asking. You will have to find an ac supply company that will sell you an emergency pan and then it must be piped to the outside of the home or it can be plugged but with the use of a float switch. This switch will shut the unit off if the main condensate drain becomes clogged. You should have a professional come and wire a float switch unless you are knowledgeable about a/c equipment. I hope this answers your question.
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Pan missing when RUUD unit was installed causing problems with AC
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Locating Ruud Central Air drain pan?? Water has started dripping through the ceiling from the Ruud Central Air Unit...can't find drain pan?
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