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lalauncher, 3.0L V6, Shreveport, LA, November 28, 2010, 11:32
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Large amounts of water is leaking from the evaporator drain hose located under the hood on the firewall. How do you repair this?

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    November 28, 2010, 22:27
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    Large amounts of water -- like quarts or gallons? Is it coolant or water?

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    Visitor, December 02, 2010, 15:39

    What I mean by lots of water is all the coolant will be gone out of the radiator and the engine and the engine will be running hot and then I fill it back up with water and it all leaks out again within one day.

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    DaveJHM, December 02, 2010, 22:35
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    OK. What makes you think it is an evaporator drain hose? I'm thinking you may have a heater hose leaking, perhaps one to the heater core. If this is the case, it's an easy fix - replace the hose. The evaporator does not have a drain hose, there is merely a drain hole underneath the vehicle at the bottom of the evaporator box.

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    Visitor, December 03, 2010, 08:59

    Because that's what it says it is in the repair manual. There is a picture that shows it but it's not really a hose though. It has an opening that is under the hood on the firewall. It looks like just the evaporator drain.

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