Passenger Floor Wet

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    OK, I've got water coming in from the AC, its not draining through the firewall like it should. I've already unclogged it with a coat hangar and blew it out with air. That fixed it for a little bit, but now its clogged again. Is there any way to access the drain from the HVAC box side so I could pull out all the gunk thats in it? Preferably without pulling apart the entire dash.

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    I had the same issue in my 97 gt. But my big issue was that I did a 32v mark swap so I couldnt reach the outside drain even. Sorry to be the person with bad news but I looked everywhere and ended up pulling the dash out. If u found a way I could use the advice but I had no luck.
     
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    Should be a hose on the passenger side of the firewall. Also, has the heater core been ruled out?
     
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    Heater core is solid, and I still havent had time/ambition to pull the dash out yet. So far I'm dealing with it by using a towel to soak up the condensation whenever I use the AC.
     
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    I don't have the same car as what is being discussed here but....


    Is there NOT a condenser drain that can be cleaned up from engine bay? I ran safety wire from a hand drill to clean the one out in my Fox.
     
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    There is a drain, but every time I clear it it works for a day or two at most.
     
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    Has this car been in a wreck? Any creases in the firewall sheet metal especially around the AC drain?
     
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    Ok... Now we have something to work with. How much access to this drain do you actually have?
     
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    If I get a coat hanger and squeeze my arm in the engine bay I can barely get down near it. Not a whole lot of space to get to it.
     
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    Look into getting something like this:

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    It doesn't have to be this fancy. Anything that you can use to force fluid back through that tube.

    Lay a fluid proof mat down on your floor. Pump pure bleach back up that tube and let it sit for a couple hours.
    Drain it and root it once more.
     
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