RE-posting from Oct 22/2013 b/c i didn't see answer yet. •water leak onto front passenger side compartment/floor-board when a/c is being used. I saw the comment advising to use a foam sealant around HVAC unit IF leaking... Do I have to take the dash apart to get to it? Is there possibly a plastic part that may have broken? THANKS for your advice! Can i just pull up thick black capet-like material to find leak?
•water leak front passenger side compartment/floor-board when a/c is being used on 2004 Chrysler Town & Country
by Laras in Belleview, FL on December 09, 2013
3 answers 6 comments
ANSWER by chickenwing on December 09, 2013
It's likley the heater core needs to be replaced.
the condensation pipe drains fine to the outside, does the pipe have an elbow that leads to the inside on this yr & model? maybe that's clogged and needs to be unclogged or modified or replaced? vs. possible heater core? hhhmmmm....
ANSWER by globalhelper on December 09, 2013
poss a/c condensation drain is plugged,is the water hot or cold?
i will have to run it again and check... thanks... if it's cold, then? If it's hot, then? Does this yr & model have an elbow on tube from the outside (that part is straight and flows freely outside) to the inside? THE WATER COMING OUT ONTO PAASENGER FLOORBOARD IS COLD
ANSWER by ProfessorG on December 09, 2013
The drain tube needs to be modified and resealed.
Thank You!! I really appreciate your time and assistance!
COMMENT by ProfessorG on December 09, 2013
Your welcome. Good Day
COMMENT by Laras on December 11, 2013
For ProfessorG: I modified the condensation tube with an elbow; that seems to have been the problem like you said; now I'll just let the carpet dry out and see if that fixed the problem... THANK YOU!! Before i started trouble-shooting, Mechanics wanted to charge me $500. with varied reasons!
COMMENT by ProfessorG on December 11, 2013
Glad I could help, have a great day.
If the HVAC (heater) housing is not properly sealed at the bulkhead (firewall), water can leak into the passenger compartment. Foam sealant should be used to seal any gaps and the evaporator drai...