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Water dripping from underneath

While backing out of my driveway, I noticed that a puddle of liquid had formed underneath my vehicle... upon further inspection I realized that it was water. I grabbed a flashlight and looked underneath to see if I could find the source. The water was dripping from a short black hose ( approx. 6 inches in length) located beyond the back of the engine compartment. The hose just points straight down with nothing on the end of it..... I looked through my owner's manual but did not find any reference to the hose.... Any idea as to what this hose is for and why it's dripping water?

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  • T Jay Dee Oct 16, 2008

    I had a feeling it was either that, or an overflow for the radiator.... since the vehicle wasn't running hot, I thought it had something to do with the A/C................ Thanks for your help!

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That hose is the drain hose for the a/c. When condensation forms from running the a/c it drains out through the black hose you are refering too.If it doesn't drain out it will eventually overflow inside the car and get your carpet wet.

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