We live under oak trees and evidently some broken down leaves have worked their way through the cowl to block the a/c condensate drain. We're now getting water on the passenger floor board.
Can anyone tell me how to access the debris to clean it out from the blocked lines?
Praise be to God!! My ford edge had a blocked condensation drain. We found the drain hose on the driver side by the gas petal, Peal the carpet and you will see the hose, pull the black hose apart with a screw driver and attach a shop vac to the hose and it will unpluged and pull all the water out. Everyone kept telling us the wrong location.
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Water drains through slots in the cowl and is channeled down through the door posts to be discharged to the ground. If you live in area where leaves fall from the trees,they tend to work their way into the channels and clog the discharge end. A refashioned (wire) coat hanger is a useful tool for removal.
I have 2005 mustang and had the same problem 4 yrs after I bought my .Mustang when it was still under the warranty I took it to the dealer where I purchased vehicle.They charged me $150.00 to change the cabin air filter they said the old one was blocked with leaves and suggested not to park vehicle under trees which is kind of hard to do when I live on a street with a lot of trees. Everything was fine until 2 years later it started leaking in passenger side again.Pulled cabin air filter saw no leaves.Of course now warranty ran out .I went on a mustang web forum to find there were other people with same problem and not just a mustang problem there were other makes and models having same problems .One person fixed the problem. Here is the fix. Pop your hood look under where the cowl grill sits on the right and left side there is a rubber drain on each side( hard to see)so feel with your fingers check to see if they are blocked with dirt or leaves if so clean them so water can flow through them when it rains .That is what was causing water to come in on my passenger side right underneath the glove box in my mustang now every few months I check to see if they are blocked I have not had anymore problems with water coming in on passenger side . Sad thing is when i purchased my mustang i wish the dealer would have told me not to park my car under trees so i wouldn\'t have a water I would have thought twice about buying a car that you can\'t park under trees because I live in an area where there is a whole lot of trees.Thanks a lot Ford for designing such a crappy car !!!! Good luck I hope this fixes your water problem.
1: heater core leaks. (green water) 2: A/C condensate tray drain plugged. 3: or its rain water, if rain water, the windshield cracked? 3a: the cowl is full of leaves and now the cowl vents are packed and the drains are plugged up there, (look in cowl vents) see flood?
Your condensation drain is clogged. It's located below the cowl, inside the
engine compartment. It drains under the passenger side carpet to outside. Use
compressed air blow to out all debris in and below cowl/drain.
Air is brought in through the grills at the wiper blade arms, at the bottom of this cowling/ductwork there is a small drain hole with a small hose connected to the other side where moisture is to drain out before entering the system. It is usually blocked with tree leaves/needles or dirt and sand. Hope this helps
the drain holes are located at each corner of the sun roof carrier. you will need to open the sun roof all the way to be able to see the drain holes. the drain pipes run down the A and C posts of the vehicle. [A post front] [C post rear]. the easiest way to clear them is to use a flexible piece of cable pushed down from the top. if they are not blocked, the pipes may be off on the under side of the sun roof carrier. this usually happens if somebody has been doing panel work on the vehicle and forget to reconnect pipes. to rectify this you will have to lower roof lining. pipes just push on.
THE drain holes on your car are to the right and left of the grill under the screen and comes out either under bonnet or behind the front wheel on inside of gaurd a small rubber hose and could be blocked with dirt or mud
When you find it put water hose and blow it back up to the screen (not down) also your heater gets its air from the same grill and if to much water fills up in it the heater could also get water in it
Bet the drain is clogged with leaves. Look under the blower motor under the hood. Can almost be that the cowling has been filled with leaves at one time or another. Got to clean that stuff out every now and then.
You have drain blockage in the condesor case itself. There is a small tube that will drain the condensor case, the big black plastic case that contains most of your a/c system inside the car. This case collects moisture and that must drain normally from the case drain to the outside of your car onto the ground.. If this drain is plugged, you will have leakage on to the floor. If the moisture is allowed to remain in the carpet, mildew will set in and then you will have to replace the carpet.
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Since you have described that there was a buildup of leaves under your hood, my experience here indicates that the "cowl drains" are also plugged up with debris. The "cowl" is where the air enters the heater box intake (this is the area under the hood, in front of the windshield, with a black screen-looking thingy under the wipers). Since air has to get in here, water & debris can also get in. There are drain areas on both sides of the cowl (in the corners) to eliminate water from building up in the cowl area. Try this: Take a bucket of water, and dump it under the windshield area where the screen is on the cowl panel. Look behind each of the front tires for water draining onto the ground. You should see a very steady stream of water on both sides. If not, you may have to take a garden hose & spray vigorously until the debris is carried thru. You could also take off the wipers and the plastic cowl panel for easier access to the corners where the drains are blocked. In any case, a large volume of water will usually make its way thru the blockage. This will cure your issue. Please repost if you have any further questions, or need additional assistance; glad to be of service to you.