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1996 Accord AC overflows

Water is dripping from the passenger footwell when I run the AC.  I was told the overflow hose (I hope that is what it is called) gets clogged and just needs to be cleared.  Can someone help me figure out how to do this?

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A local honda shop should do that for free

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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Hi,

I have to agree on the possibility of a clogged A/C drain hose (overflow hose).

You would need to visually inspect this hose for any sign of cut, abrasion or kinks since these are the common cause(s) excess water coming out in the passenger foot area. If it is a blockage, the corrective procedure would be to remove the hose's connection to the evaporator casing (under the dash), insert a stiff wire with a dull point to clear out the blockage. Alternately easier (but messy), blow compressed air backwards into the free end of the drain hose. The free end is on the firewall in the engine compartment.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

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