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Water leaking under dash from air conditioner. RX8 2007

Air conditioner line clogged. Need to know where the drain line comes out under car

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SOURCE: I have a 2000 GMC Yukon. The air conditioner blows

I have a simular problem in a 2002 Tahoe. It turned out being and actuator that controls a flap door that separates the air flow from the heat box. When this part goes bad the control knobs are useless is what they control don't work. According to my Chevy Dealer this is a common part to go bad. This part is located in the rear or the truck behind the passenger side wheel well on the inside of the truck. In this area is a system simular to the system that is in the dash. There is a heater core back there and this is where your rear heat comes from. The same as the front system in your dash. When this actuator fails it will be in the open position on the flap door that goes to the heater box. This more than likely is your problem. I currently have a 2004 Sierra. I have a simular problem again. There is 4 actuator door in my separated climate control system. I can't tell you which one is bad but I can tell you that more than likely this is your problem. You will have to get under the dash and notice which actuators move with your switches and which one does not. It will be a little black box. Maybe 1/2 thick and 3 inch by 2 inch estimated with a little round white piece of plastic that fits the arm that goes to these flap doors that direct the air to wherever your switches are telling it to. Price range from 50 to 150 bucks at your local parts store. Good Luck.

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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maybe theres a pin hole from rust in your fire wall. On my 1993 gran prix it had a pin hole and right by the pin hole in the fir wall there was a little lip in the metal and it would hold water for sometime.

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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SOURCE: water leak inside car

Try check the AC water outlet hose there must be a leak from there.

Posted on Apr 30, 2009

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SOURCE: My Air Conditioner Drain is plugged. Where is the

-- open the driver's door
-- locate where the air conditioner blower box is attached to the passenger side of the firewall - see photo #1 - look to the immediate right at the top of the gas pedal arm
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-- condensation flows toward the front of the vehicle through the firewall at the leftmost edge of the air conditioner blower box - drain channel
-- open the hood and stand next to the front wheel on the driver's side
-- look down at the firewall over the battery and to the passenger side of the brake master cylinder - see photo #2
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-- locate the small diameter metal lines running horizontally and attached to the engine compartment firewall
-- locate the hole in the engine compartment firewall panel behind the small diameter metal brake lines
-- this hole leads to the drain opening in the air conditioner blower box mounted in the passenger compartment
-- follow the brake lines as they run from under the vehicle and turn toward the front wheel on the driver's side
-- locate the hole in the engine compartment panel behind the brake lines
-- insert a short length of stiff wire into the hole through the engine compartment panel to unblock the drain hole

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Air conditioning plug clogged

look underneath bottom of firewall

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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