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Old 01-16-2012, 11:45 AM   #1
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Anyone know where the A/C evaporator drain is located? Trying to clean out the odor coming from the cabin vents when I run the A/C and want to start by making sure the evaporator drain isn't clogged.
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Old 02-22-2012, 06:02 PM   #3
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Anyone know where the A/C evaporator drain is located? Trying to clean out the odor coming from the cabin vents when I run the A/C and want to start by making sure the evaporator drain isn't clogged.
When the A/C evap drain was clogged on my other vehicle (located on the passenger side firewall) the floor of the footwell got drenched.

If your drain isn't clogged, think about mixing a few drops of essential lavender oil in a water bottle mister and spraying the vents (don't know if you can do it from the outside - eg at the base of the windshield - like you could on my Legacy). Not only will the lavender make it smell better, but it is also anti-fungal and anti-bacterial
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When the A/C evap drain was clogged on my other vehicle (located on the passenger side firewall) the floor of the footwell got drenched.

If your drain isn't clogged, think about mixing a few drops of essential lavender oil in a water bottle mister and spraying the vents (don't know if you can do it from the outside - eg at the base of the windshield - like you could on my Legacy). Not only will the lavender make it smell better, but it is also anti-fungal and anti-bacterial
Thats a dam good idea!
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Judging by how snow used to blow in the vents on my old 96, you should be able to spray from the outside in.
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Judging by how snow used to blow in the vents on my old 96, you should be able to spray from the outside in.
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Old 02-22-2012, 06:23 PM   #8
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Thats a dam good idea!
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Also, lavender is calming, so it cuts down on road rage too.
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MADJIK_MAN MOD!!! STICKY IT!!!

Also, lavender is calming, so it cuts down on road rage too.
You work at bath and body works?
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Nope.

Just a typical Boulderite.

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Does someone have a picture of the drain?
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When the A/C evap drain was clogged on my other vehicle (located on the passenger side firewall) the floor of the footwell got drenched.

If your drain isn't clogged, think about mixing a few drops of essential lavender oil in a water bottle mister and spraying the vents (don't know if you can do it from the outside - eg at the base of the windshield - like you could on my Legacy). Not only will the lavender make it smell better, but it is also anti-fungal and anti-bacterial
Haha, I would definitely spray the lavender if I had to commute in heavy traffic. Less likely to flip the bird if someone cuts you off! I just spray Ozium which has a nice smell and also reduces airborne bacteria.
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Does someone have a picture of the drain?

Here you go..
http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/1st...tify-leak.html
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:40 PM   #14
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If its a mildew smell I'd say your drain may be plugged, if its misc. odor/odors, your interior coil is probably dirty & the culprit
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How do you unclog it? I don't own an air compressor.
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