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Is This Rust/Corrosion in Evaporator Drip Pan Typical?

A little rust inside is fine, but you should never have water in the drip pan. That looks like you’ve had a leaking air handler for years. The drip pan is a failsafe to save your ceiling if the ...
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Is This Rust/Corrosion in Evaporator Drip Pan Typical?

Fairly typical. They don't bother to use stainless steel (more expensive, harder to bend/cut) for the steel parts, just galvanized, and usually electroplated (thin) galvanizing (zinc coating over ...
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