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I believe water from ac drain is soaking my floorboard

I understand that this is somewhat of a common problem. I need to know exactly where to find the drain line. It is not the heater core I have seen that before on other vehicles and I know the smell. It's a 2002 dodge stratus r/t. Thanks

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    You need to look for a small rubber elbow protruding from the passenger side firewall (engine side) even with the bottom of the heater box inside the car. Dont use anything hard to clear it or you can damage components inside the unit.


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Same problem in our Sebring. The drain is hard to find, and the best way (the first time) is to take it to a mechanic who can put it up on a lift and show you where it is. There is no room under these cars to climb around underneath looking for it without a lift. You are looking for a tube-ish thing that comes out where the firewall curves down from the engine compartment. It may or may not actually stick out, depending on the attitude of the guy installing yours. Good hunting. One of those Zip-drain things works good for pulling out the gunk.

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