P trap on HVAC

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Old 10-29-19, 01:35 PM
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P trap on HVAC

I try and clean the P trap on our HVAC regularly but it seems to be overly full. How can I make sure this is working properly? The trap drains excess water to a pipe that goes to our sump pump, and the sump pump runs frequently, too frequently IMHO, when the electric heat backup kicks in.
 
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Old 10-29-19, 05:58 PM
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I do not glue the fittings on AC drains. There is no pressure so simply shoving them together is enough to keep the water inside. Then when it's time for cleaning it's quick and easy to pull it all apart.
 
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Old 10-29-19, 06:53 PM
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You posted in the heat pump forum.
You should get condensation in the summer but nothing from electric heat.
Do you have a humidifier that is running ?
Do you have a heat pump system ?
 
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Old 10-30-19, 07:04 AM
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Yes, have a heat pump, it's about 7 years old.
 
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