Water coming out of Secondary Drain pipe


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Old 06-14-16, 05:03 PM
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Water coming out of Secondary Drain pipe

I have two HVAC's in my two story home. There are two pipes in my eaves which I believe are secondary drains for the ac units. I noticed water coming out of one of those pipes for the last few days.

I checked online and it says the probable cause is that the primary drain is blocked. There are no primary drain outlets near my air handlers outside, so I'm cannot vacuum them out like some videos said, so I poured bleach+water into the primary drain openings (near the condenser) in my attic and water stopped leaking for a couple of days, but has started back today.

Any suggestions as to what I can do to stop it?
 
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Old 06-14-16, 06:08 PM
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Vacuum the primary pan, then cut the drain line and shop vac the drain line.

If you buy a 3/4" PVC ball valve and a pvc Tee you will be prepared for the next time this happens.

If you have electric het or a heat pump the new T must be capped ( but not glued) for proper drainage.
 
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Old 07-20-16, 09:25 AM
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Fixed this issue. The primary drain was draining into the guest bathroom sink on my second floor. I opened up the pipe and it was fully clogged. Cleaned it up and the problem is gone now.Name:  IMG_1589.jpg
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