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Old 06-07-2002, 03:34 PM
Robert Boyer
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W-126('88 420SEL) A/C question

Gentlemen (and Ladies):

My A/C blows fairly cool, and blower now is strong. However....


I have been noticing that I am not getting any water drip under the car. I find this strange.

I'm concerned. Could this just be a clogged drip hose, as I had not been using the A/C at all until just recently? (Debris, etc.)

Or: Could it be a malfunctioning evaportator?

What would you suggest I troubleshoot for simply, before I go the extreme of just buying and installing a new evaporator?

Thanks.
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Old 06-07-2002, 08:22 PM
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If it's blowing cold then the evaporator is doing it's job.

There has to be humidity in the air for the AC to extract it and expel it as a drip. Try poking the drip tube under the car with a stiff wire to see if that clears up the drain path.

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