Where is the air conditioner evaporator drain hose located?
It depends on the make of car but it is on the right side of the firewall behind the right tire. It may be just a dimple on the evaporator case.
Water collects on the interior floor when the air conditioner is used # Air conditioner evaporator drain hose is blocked. Clear the drain hose where it exits the passenger compartment. # Air conditioner evaporator drain hose is disconnected. Secure the drain hose to the evaporator drainage tray under the dashboard.
There isn't exactly a hose. The drain port is located along the firewall, directly behind the sparkplugs. Easiest to reach from underneath the vehicle. By removing the cover under the dash (passengerside) you will be able to see where a part of the housing "drops" to the drivers side of the fan motor. That is the drain. FYI: Check your Cabin Air Filters. They are located behind the access door in the glove compartment.
There is no drain hose for the refrigerant (134a) as this is a gas. There is a drain hose for water that is created by the evaporator and that is located on the passenger side of the engine compartment, near the floor boards. Unless it is plugged with debri such as leaves, water will drip there onto the ground.
Why won't the water off of the evaporator drain the water out and i have cleaned it out in my 1990 Chevrolet caprice and the styrofoam has water coming out of it?
The evaporator drain hose is in front of the center console at the bottom... if you pull back the carpet just to the right of the accelerator pedal, you'll see a white fitting pressed into the driveshaft tunnel with the hose connected. The hose runs to the bottom of the evaporator housing. From under the car, the outlet is hidden by a heat shield for the catalytic converter. Bend back the right front corner of…
The A/C drain hose is clogged, allowing the A/C Evaporator case to fill with water from condensation. This water then drips inside your car on the passenger floor. Somewhere just below the Suction and Liquid Lines you will see a small black hose coming through the firewall and pointing down. This is the A/C drain hose. Take a piece of wire and clear it allowing the water to drain out.
Go underneath where the drain tube comes out and blow air up the hose. It may clog again, often there is a build up of sludge in the evaporator case that plugs the drain. What I do is, use a length of rubber hose such as a neoprene fuel hose that fits tight over the drain tube, then adapt the other end to my shop vac and suck out the debris.
The drain hose for this Escort and most Escorts from 1997 to 2000 is located behind the AC drier, the big black canister on the firewall on the passenger side. To access it, remove the nut that holds the drier bracket in place, move the bracket back and move the drier to the left. The drain hose exit will be located to the right towards the bottom of the drier on the firewall. Use something…