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I can't find the evaporator drainage hose anywhere under the truck. Is it possible that there isn't one? I've looked all under the passenger side of the truck. Does it come out from the box that sits behind the condinser??the box that has the metal pipes going into it from the condinser, I'm front of the firewall! There is a hole in the bottom of that box but nothing is draining from it when the air condition is running cold air, so where is it? Help please!

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Some evaporator drains can be seen from inside the cab pull floor carpet back alittle and follow HVAC case it may be inside or yes the cold air hole can be the drain but these drains do not drain right away a good test is to turn a/c on set to the coldest position and fan on the lowest position in a dark area such as garage with hood up watch a/c compressor the clutch will cycle on and off once it does this for 10-15 minutes pull car into the sun and shut it off then it should drip some water out the drain hole recheck the blow hole now.

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The drain hose does not actually exist. The evaporator box (also holds the heater core) is partially in the engine compartment and partially in the cab on the passenger side and excess water from running the AC drains immediately into a frame member. This is a unibody vehicle. There is no way to access the end of the drain tube to clean it out.
The drain hose runs through the firewall and into the frame There is no way to get to it from the outside of the vehicle. The only way to relly reach it, is to remove the housing.
Sounds absurd,but that's the frantic truth about this car..

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It's really difficult to get to.

It will be right at the centerline of the car, at the lower part of the firewall. It drops the drain water pretty much right on top of the transmission. You may be able to see it from below, but to access it you need to try from the top, reaching down between the engine and the firewall. A coat hanger bent into a suitable shape should reach into the tube, and you can then hopefully poke and prod it enough to clear the clog. Lots of water will come out, and debris. You may need to do it a few times. Some people like to shoot compressed air into the tube, but I would be very careful with that if you decide to try. The weight of the water should push the debris down and out the tube when you help it along with the coat hanger wire. Air would just shoot the debris in deeper, and the same debris would then clog up the same darn drain again :)
To prevent this from happening again, you could think about fabricating a screen on the fresh air intake grille, so dead leaves and other junk won't get down there. Like mosquito net for windows or screen door net.

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