Secondary Drip Pan Replacement


  #1  
Old 07-26-23, 06:56 PM
B
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: May 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 12
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
Secondary Drip Pan Replacement

I have read all kinds of articles pertaining to the actual pan replacement but none of them show how to get the new pan into the attic through the opening. I can understand removing the old pan (I hung my unit a few years back) cutting it to remove, but getting the new one in the attic is my question. Can someone please shed some light on this subject?

Thank You,
Bob

Current pan size
 
  #2  
Old 07-27-23, 05:01 AM
P
Group Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 27,978
Received 2,228 Upvotes on 1,988 Posts
Hopefully the scutty/access hole to your attic is large enough for the new pan. If it's not you'll have to enlarge it or cut out sheetrock between the ceiling joists to make a big enough opening to get it into the attic.
 
  #3  
Old 07-27-23, 06:40 AM
Kooter's Avatar
Banned. Rule And/Or Policy Violation
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 861
Received 88 Upvotes on 81 Posts
OP = How would your air-handler/furnace be replaced when the time comes for new one if the access is too small to fit a secondary condensate drain pan?
 
  #4  
Old 08-02-23, 04:45 PM
PJmax's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Jersey
Posts: 65,440
Received 4,051 Upvotes on 3,634 Posts
The narrow side of the pan is 28". That would need to fit thru the diagonal of the opening.
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: