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HVAC CLOGGED DRAIN

Water id drippin on the font floorboards and soaking the floor. When I removed the side covers to the console I could see the water was dripping out of the black compartment. I was informed I had a clog in the HVAC drain. Can you walk me through unclogging the HVAC drain?
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    I have the same problem...will try these suggestions. Thanks!

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Clean out the a/c drain in outside firewall with a pipe cleaner or a straw on passenger side underside small elbow hangin out pull of little elbow clean out orphice gently not too deep water will run out when water drains put elbow back on facing down to drain condensation from evaperater case

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Under the passenger side firewall at the bottom by the floor board youll see a rubber hose or nipple, shove a rod or coat hanger inside hose until you see nothing but clear water run out. you may even use the good old water hose to flush it out
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Posted on Aug 26, 2008

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