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Hot water spills inside my volvo through the ac unit next to my feet. I need to figue out what it could be, need some answers...

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Heater core or valve is broken under dash on in firewall.do not drive untill u fix it you might cost more problem like overheating and damage head gasket.or u can bypass it disconnect 2 water line hose in/out line,from outside farewall. but u wont having a inside heater.

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YES There is a DRAIN Located Directly UNDER A/C ? Heater BOX it is BLACK RUBBER and Nothing Special about it Just use a Screwdriver to Poke into it There is Something BLOCKING it So Work with it to UNCLOG it. The Water in these Units Can Get REALY STINKY so BE PREPAIRED.
Im Pretty Sure that this Solves that PROBLEM. Have A Good Day

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SOURCE: water from ac leaking inside on floor, drain tube open

Pull the fan and blower out of the enclosure and make sure the drain is really open, i will bet it isn't and has leaves blocking it on the inside.

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