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Water dripping from air conditionner inside the car. checked the drain pipe. not clogged. seems like the drain nuzzle (where the pipe is attached) is broken ?? Do I have to remove the dashboard?

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Clean it so its spotlessly clean. (no mold etc)
then RTV glue its seam. (point of leak)
give it 12 to 24hrs to cure.
even bath tube RTV caulk works.
or car blue RTV< all will work. pick a nice color, id pick black.
its just a drain pipe, not high tech.
this part is the condensate drain, as fitted on all a/c equip.cars.

Posted on Jul 03, 2015

Testimonial: "Thks... but to get to the drain pipe I had to dismantle dash, wheel and AC unit :("

  • Anonymous Jul 13, 2015

    only looking works, damage has no laws or rules. what broken takes real eyes looking at parts. (hose fell off, cracked or its mount broke, or ? full of mold.)
    why ask how to fix damage from the blind here.?
    if you need to know its just a drain pipe
    it fits to the condensate pan, and lets all that water go to the ground and missing passengers toes.

    all a/c have this, even homes.

    why not get it serviced if the damage is confusing to you.... what other path is there?

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If you can see it you can glue it

Posted on Jul 01, 2015

  • Anonymous Jul 21, 2015

    some are tight fit there.
    but how'd it get damaged, that is the worry
    will this repeat?

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    johnny rebel Jul 21, 2015

    it might of vibrated,or gotten kicked

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SOURCE: where is the drain pipe on Suzuki air con

It will be the heater core only if you're losing coolant, you'd be able to smell the coolant if you turn the ac on. If you're not losing coolant then it is probably a clogged drain tube.

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