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Clear Fluid Drip.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by dirtytaco, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    dirtytaco

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    I bought a 2003 Taco from a local dealer. I noticed a few fluid spots on the driveway. I took a look under the truck and there is a clear drip on the passenger side. It comes from a aluminum tube sticking out of the firewall. I thought it had to do with the ac but it keeps leaking. Any suggestions whould be greatly helpful. I can post pics if needed.
     
  2. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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    carmellocafe

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    Probably condensation from the A/C.
     
  3. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:53 PM
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    thats what i thought too but it drips for a long time and it there is a stain on the driveway from yesterday.
     
  4. Oct 26, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    I know during the summer I would park and come back out and it would be a lot of water running from the truck. But its nothing to worry about. Well that is if it is the AC.
     
  5. Oct 26, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    carmellocafe

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    If it's "clear" I really doubt it's anything to be too alarmed about. Gotta be water--I can't think of anything else it would be coming from that area. I do know that the A/C does have a drain tube in that location though. And, if your in cool weather and running the defrost, it'll run the A/C to dry the air in the cab. :)
     
  6. Oct 27, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    +1
     
  7. Oct 27, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    Did you put your finger in it? Smell it??
    Does it feel like water or oil?
    Does it smell like nothing or smell like oil?
     
  8. Oct 27, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    next to water the only clear liquid that could leak would be gas, and you would know if you were leaking gas if you stuck ya finger in it.
     
  9. Oct 27, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    it is water, mixxed with your Funk and the truncks funk...
    That water is mixed with the air in the truck.

    If you use allot of Product, or air freshners and junk, it might stain your drive way.

    This is normal..
     
  10. Oct 28, 2009 at 5:58 PM
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    I guess my only concern is how long the drip continues. I have been home for about an hour and I just checked it out...stil a little drip. How long does AC condensation drip last?
     
  11. Oct 28, 2009 at 6:04 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Depending on the humidity in your area, it can drip for a while.
     
  12. Oct 28, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    Do you have the recirculate button off? That should help with the condensation.
     
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