Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-07-2002, 02:34 PM
Robert Boyer
Posts: n/a
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?

Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2002, 07:22 PM
sixto's Avatar
smoke gets in your eyes
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 20,114
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.

91 300SE
87 300SDL
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:08 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page