Condensation lines help

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Old 04-09-18, 06:42 PM
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Question Condensation lines help

I would like to get my 2 condensation drain lines into the same condensation pump. As you can see, one is much lower to the ground than the other and on the opposite side. Everything Iíve looked up for the pump installation assumes that the drain lines are next to each other. Any ideas or suggestions appreciated. Thanks
 
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Old 04-16-18, 07:19 PM
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I'm surprised no one replied with any suggestions yet. Here are my suggestions.
I'm assuming you want to locate a condensate pump next to the furnace/air handler, on the right side as seen in the picture.
To do that, you'll have to re-work both of the condensate lines to enter at the top of the pump. The line on the right side would seem to be straightforward to re-plumb. For the line coming over from the left side, you'll need to be creative. You could cross over in front of the air handler, but if so, this might create access problems for future servicing of the air handler. You could allow access if you put in a removable or readily relocatable pipe section where it crosses over. Several ways to do that come to mind: 1) a pair of joint unions in pvc or cpvc (whichever you prefer); 2) rather than joint unions, sharkbite connectors; or 3) cross over with flexible vinyl tubing that can just be routed to enter the condensate pump. Another alternative, which may or may not be workable, is to route the left side condensate line around the back of the air handler.
 
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Old 04-19-18, 10:29 AM
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Thanks for the reply sonofprim - not sure how I missed the post too!

Where does the left line actually go into the air handler? Is it that low, or can it be raised? I think sonofprim got the options - union so it's removable, or wrap it around the back if possible.
 
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