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Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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I have a 2008 touareg Water has started collecting in both

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I have a 2008 touareg
Water has started collecting in both front footwells
Checked for plenum blockage and nothing obvious
Suspect aircon. We Live in Hong Kong so aircon is always on full
Water run into lower leg upon sharp turn
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

Hi , my name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Also checked sunroof drainage. Again looks fine. Anyway, this problem is occurring on dry days too
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

you got problem with drain tubes , let me know i can send you the diagrams on how?

Condensation Water Hose with Valve, Checking - Remove footwell trim on front passenger side. Refer to ◊The condensation water hose - 1 - must be able to be connected to connection of heating and A/C unit - 2 - without pre-tension.

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◊The condensation water hose must not be constricted in its cross section through the insulation mat.

- Rework insulation mat if necessary.

◊Condensation water hose must sit securely on connection for condensation water hose on heating and A/C unit.

- The valve is located in lower right of engine compartment below bulkhead.

◊For the purpose of a better illustration, the valve - 1 - is shown with subframe removed.

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◊The condensation drainage valve may not be bonded by wax or underbody protection, it must close correctly.

- Check valve - 1 - from below when vehicle is raised.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Could you send to***@******.***
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

hey sorry give me few minutes i ll be right with you , i'm on call with a customer

how many miles on it ?

have you had the a/c control module scanned for any codes ?

have the freon levels been checked ?

Thank You
Chad ( aka -Customer )

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
41k km is the mileageNo, nothing has been scanned or checked.Aircon does work well though.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

have you cleaned these areas , i just sent you the diagrams with picture location to clean the drain tubes that is why water coming inside cab

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 4 months ago.

If you have access to an air hose get from under the car to the evap drain tube and blow thru it , several times .

Hope I was helpful to you , please let me know if you need anything else.

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Thank You
Chad ( aka -Customer )

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