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I keep getting water come in from my air vents drivers floor

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I keep getting water come in from my air vents drivers floor
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 7 years ago.
Hi
Does the vehicle have air conditioning?
When do you get water ingress, Is it only in wet conditions?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
yes i have air con, no this has only started the past few days which have been hot & dry
Expert:  Matt replied 7 years ago.
Hi

This sounds very much like the drain line from the condensor unit is somehow blocked as the AC will de-humidfy the incoming air and the water is supposed to drain out under the car via a vent or pipe.

The pipes run either side of the transmission tunnel, and end up either side of the gearbox, by the catylsts. They have a simple rubber "one-way valve" on their ends, to stop water going back up whilst wading. However, these block up with road-dirt and the condensation then fills the pipes and spills back into the footwells.

Clean the pipes / valves out and that should fix things.
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