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Car leaks water inside when running A/C

2001 Mitsubishi Galant leaks water inside when running A/C. Dealership has said algae/mold grew inside and they chemically treated it. It blew black stuff all over the interior for two weeks afterward but didn't leak for a year. Next summer had same problem. It used to leak on the passenger side, then stopped on the passenger side and started on the drivers side. The dealer wants about $250.00 to flush it out again. I tried to put a wire into the drain hole on the fire wall from the engine compartment side. Very difficult to get to and didn't do any good. Carpet is trashed and floorboard is next. How can I get the water to drain outside? Same problem, same year/make of car. I have found the drain though. It is on the driver side above the gas epddle and to the right of the steering wheel knuckle at the firewill. It is a little black 90 degree elbow that exits the bottom of the AC unit and connects to the firewall. I have not had any success cleaning it out though. As mentioned before it is difficult to get to. I have read on another site that one solution is to take a short piece of garden hose and then attach it to a vacuum and then try to **** the clog out. I have not tried this yet though.

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evaporater is clogged

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