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1995 Jeep grand cherokee limited. Have water

1995 Jeep grand cherokee limited. Have water accumulating on front passenger floor. I know it is coming from my AC when I have it on. Having a hard time finding where it drains. Noticed that there is no water on the ground after use. So I know it is coming from somewhere and I can't track it down. Any suggestions on where to look. Had a mechanic say I would have to remove my whole dash estimate cost $250-400 to fix

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Take the under panel from under you glove box out. You will see the fan box and the condenser. The drain hose is there too. Take the hose lose and blow it out... A Pc air can for blowing off key boards will work. Get it at Wal-Mart in electronics

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