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Air Conditioner leaking into passenger side of 1999 Ford Escort. Need to locate drain line to clean it out...Found leaves and debris in barrel fan... how to keep keep leaves out... THANKS!

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  • lipsmeyer Jun 05, 2010

    Thanks for comment Woodchuck. I can't figure out how to get to the drain hose... It is behind some other components and I can't seem to access if from above or below... anyone know of a trick to get up into it?
    thanks
    ken

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The water leaking is caused by the evaporator drain being stopped up. Look under the car in the area of the firewall on the passenger side and try to find the end of a rubber hose the water is supposed to drain from. Clear it out with air pressure.

The leaves will usually work their way in from the fresh air intake below the wipers. Keep it cleared off to prevent them from getting to the fan.

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