puke smell in HVAC

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Tue Apr 29 13:24:04 EDT 2003

At 12:03 PM 04/29/2003 -0400, Djdawson2 at aol.com wrote:
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>Chances are good that the drain tube on your evaporator housing is plugged.
>This results in the housing slowly filling with water, eventually seeping out
>and getting your carpet wet.  The resulting smell is, well, not pleasant.
>   Next hot day (soon, I hope), run your A/C for a while.  Look to see if you
>have drops of water coming out the bottom of your car somewhere in the area
>of where the trans and the engine meet.  If you run the A/C for some time,
>and you don't see a little water puddle forming under your car, the drain is
>plugged.  You'll need to clear it out so that the evap housing can drain.

Someone posted last A/C season that they succeeded in getting some clearing
of the evaporator housing drain by running string trimmer line up that hose.

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