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Old 08-23-2007, 09:48 AM
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Wet Left Foot

Well, turned a corner a little faster than I should yesterday and a stream of very cold water landed on my left foot.....somewhat strange. Understand there is a condensation problem with the ACs in the 107s and as the insulation breaks down, you get a little leakage in the car....but I thought that problem would be on the right foot, as all the stuff for the AC is in the center console......
Do I have a bigger problem here? 1987 560SL.
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Old 08-23-2007, 08:56 PM
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Have you tried blowing out/cleaning out the evaporator drains by the transmission?

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Old 08-24-2007, 01:25 PM
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I have not done that, but there is condensation dripping from under the car.....maybe not as much as there should be......
Can you tell me how to find the drains?
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Old 08-25-2007, 01:58 AM
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The drain tubes are black rubber hoses, around 1/4" to 3/8" diameter that you'll find on both sides of the transmission.

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Old 08-31-2007, 05:40 PM
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found the drains.
Any suggestions on the best way to clean them out? Shop vac?
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Old 08-31-2007, 07:37 PM
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Pull them out (spring clip on the top), soak them in a 50/50 mix of vinegar and water. Flush them out with running water and a bit of weed eater string.
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Old 09-05-2007, 12:12 PM
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Got it. I pulled the interior side console covers and pulled the 4 drains and cleaned them out. Then took shop vac and vacummed out the drain openings.....LOTS of stuff up in there!
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