When air condition is on instead of condensation going outside its getting your floor board wet?

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The condensation drain is plugged. We don't know what vehicle you have so we can't tell you where the drain is located.

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What do you do when your car floor gets wet?

Start by positioning a fan, two if possible, so that it blows across the car's floors and seats from one side to the other.A shop fan is perfect for this.Keep the car's doors open and leave the fans running for at least a day inside your garage.This should thoroughly dry out any remaining moisture.

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What is making the drivers floor board wet?

if its not heater cole ...it could be water getting in from outside your car vents near the wipers clog up with leaves etc.

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Why does your 1999 Oldsmobile intrigue leak on the passengers side floor when the air conditioning is on?

Condensate drain plugged or disconnected

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Why is your 2004 Buick Rainier Passenger Floor Getting Wet?

If this happens all the time and not only in a rain storm, a wet passenger floor is probably caused by a leaking heater core. The heater core channels engine coolant inside for use heating the interior. There may also be excess condensation (fog) on the inside of the windshield. Those with experi...

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Is it safe to drive your car when the floor is soaking wet?

It is safe to drive, it won't burt into flames. Your concern should be the mold that will eventually grow.

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My car air conditioning is stuck on floor and defrost how do i change it?

Check for a vacuum leak under the hood, as most HVAC controls are vacuum operated. Listen for a hissing noise. If you have some mechanical expertise, you can spray carburetor cleaner around under the hood and listen for a change in idle speed, this will give you an approximate location to search ...

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Why is the driver's side floor board soaked each time the air conditioner is on?

There is a weep hose that drains water from the evaporator. When it clogs or comes off you get a flood there. Clear the hose out and it should be fine. Its behind the glove box.

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Why would your car's condenser ice over on the outside?

It has an internal blockage!Air conditioning gas cools as it expands (as it changes from liquid to a gas). It is meant to be a liquid in your condenser but if your condenser has a blockage (say some dirt or other contaminent) then the liquid loses pressure on the other side of the blockage and be...

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Why your car olsmobile aurora 2001 gets hot when you turn on the air condition?

When the a/c is turned on in any auto it makes the engine work harder, this will tend to heat the engine more. Make sure that your cooling system in the car is running properly, and is full of cooling fluids.

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Why is air conditioning oil coming out of your air conditioning compresser sometimes on your 1995 corvette?

The seal is shot, time to replace the compressor.

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Why does your ATV quit when it gets wet?

it floods your airbox with water. no air it cant breathe. same if the water gets in the exhaust pipe. run snorkels on it to avoid this problem :)

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Where is the air conditioning drain condensate tube on a 2000 Grand Voyager How do you unclog it?

The air conditioner drain condensate tube is located under the hood by the heater core . Remove the tube and clean the adapter, it may have picked up road debris.

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Where is front air conditioning condensate drain location on a 2008 Chevy Uplander?

AC condensation generally drains from a tube located under the vehicle. When vehicles sit parked and running the AC, a puddle of water will usually form under the vehicle near the drain hose.

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What does it mean when your car air conditioning compressor clutch keeps cycling off and on?

Probably low on freon, you may have a leak in the system.

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Why does your air conditioning compressor for your car squeal when it is operating?

There can be quite a few reasons as to why the compressor is squealing when the a/c is activated. The most common cause is a loose accessory drive belt (or serpentine belt on some vehicles). Another cause is a loose or weak a/c clutch or possibly a faulty or defective compressor. Try tightening o...

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Why is the passenger side of your car floor soaked when it rains but there are no wet spots on the roof or windows?

Simple, you have a leak. Suspect that it is leaking from the cowl. Check the drain for the condenser and see if it is plugged. Check for debris below the window in the channel.

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2001 Pontiac Montana air conditioning blows out cold air as long as the car is moving When the car stops or idles the air conditioning becomes warm It is cooler than outside the car but not much?

your engine fan is not pulling airflow over your condenser at idle or their may be a condenser fan not working check for airflow issue at idle that is the cause of your problem make sure condenser and radiator clean. Many auto cooling/heating systems use a "blend door" which mixes both hot and co...

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What things can go on the outside of your car?

Things that can go on the outside of your car include:

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Why would a 1998 stratus not start when it is wet outside?

No start when wet indicates bad spark plug wires, failing coil or coil packs. To locate start car on dry day, raise engine hood, then mist with with garden hose (mist NOT SPRAY), if engine stalls you've found the problem part or parts.Using a hand held spray bottle with a mix of salt water works ...

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Why does your car blow cold air instead of hot air when used?

Could be a stuck open thermostat or low on coolant or the temperature blend door is faulty.

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Why would your car floor keep getting wet even though there arent any visible holes?

It is possible that your car AC drain hose is plugged with dirt and the condensate is instead collecting and dripping into the vehicle. I tried not using the AC for a day but when I got into my car the next morning the ground was still soaked. Could there be problems with the drainage from my sun...

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Is it ok to run air conditioning when car stopped?

Not sure what you mean by 'stopped' but the simple answer is yes, it is ok.If the engine is not running, but the key is on with the A/C on, basically, the blower motor is the only thing running - the AC compressor is not engaged and moving freon through the system, cooling the air and blowing col...

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Why is there water in the floor board of your 2005 corolla?

If it is water, it could be a plugged condensation drain for the ac. If it is engine coolant, it could be a leaky heater core.

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When running the heat with defroster on will it cause condensation on air com presser?

yes, because the a/c compressor in operating in the defrost mode.

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What type of health hazard does it pose when you inhale the water vapors from the aircondition that leaks inside of the car instead of outside the car when the air is running on a daily basis?

I have never heard of anyone contracting any health issues with this problem as the water that you are seeing is just condensation from the air conditioner.

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Why is the floor of my car always wet?

Leaking Heater Core Another possible cause of wet carpet, especially in the front of the car, when it hasn't been raining, is a leak from the heater core.Car heaters circulate coolant through the dashboard area to heat the car, and if the heater core springs a leak, coolant can drip onto the floor.

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Why would your car floor keep getting wet even though there aren't any visible holes?

Your coffee holder isn't holding your coffee? :-) If it doesn't smell like antifreeze (heatercore leak) then I would be suspect of a plugged drainhole in the wiper transmission cowl area. This time of year leaves will plug it up and water flows in through the firewall area. It would also be good ...

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What does it mean when your car won't go but its being floored?

It could mean many things, perhaps something as simple as having no gas.Is there power? if not it could be the alternator, starter, or battery.Not to mention the billion other possibilities. More information is needed in order to make an accurate inference.

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Is it bad for your engine to get wet?

It can run unless the air filter is not wet.Wetting the air filter can cause the dust and dirt particles to solidify and the required amount of air is not sent to the engine.If the engine is wet, then there is not effect on the performance.

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Will air conditioning turn on when it is below the lowest setting?

Your question is vague at best.I assume you're alluding to automatic climate control or some form of thermostatically controlled a/c unit. If so, the answer is yes BUT, a/c should only come on if it's overridden from the automatic setting to the 'on' setting -- otherwise you have a broker regulat...

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Why is your air conditioning light flashing?

The computer has detected a problem in the system, it needs to be checked and repaired by a qualified person.

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When turning car air conditioning to the highest it gets very loud why?

The motor is working harder to push more cold air in the vehicle.

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Why does your car make noise when the air conditioning is off and then it goes away when you turn it on 96 Sunfire GT Auto?

the a/c compressor cluth is bad. should make a grinding noise when not on and goes away when it is on.

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Jeep wrangler condensation coming out floor vent when a c on?

Maybe if u tried fixing it that wouldn't happen smartone

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What is Air Force One called when the president is not on board?

They are only called Air Force One when the President is on board.If the Vice President or another senior official is flying it is called Air Force Two.Otherwise it is called by its number like any other airplane.

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What causes AC condensate to leak on the passenger floor and how do you fix it?

The usual cause is a condensate drain that is plugged. You should be able to crawl under the car and poke something up through the drain to clear it out. Another possible problem is the drain pan is cracked or broken allowing the condensate to drip. This would require partial disassembly of the d...

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When steam is cooled in the air you can see it condensing what is that called?

When steam is cooled in the air it creates water vapor. This water vapor comes together to create clouds and fog.

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Why engine jump when you turn on the air-condition?

Because you are engaging a pump which draws its energy from the engine, putting a small amount of strain on the motor.

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Why is your car air conditioning blow hot air?

because you need to keep warm when it is winter and other times when it it cold

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What do you do when your car gets wet inside?

Ditch the air freshener and target areas that might still feel wet with a blow dryer.Next, get some moisture-absorbent products, such as baking soda, that you can leave inside the car behind each of the seats.This will work over time to dry out your car's cabin and reduce the chance of funky odor...

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Is it okay to get leather wet?

Sure, leather can get wet - but it's not a great idea.The main problem when you get leather wet actually arises as the leather dries.When leather gets wet, the oils in the leather bind to the water molecules.The leather's loss of natural oils causes it to lose its supple quality and turn brittle.

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Why does your car shake when you turn the air condition on?

Possibly due to a failing compressor. The A/C compressor in vehicles has a clutch in it which operates by friction. If the bearings are going bad, or the clutch is about to lock up, it can overload the engine as it tries to spin the compressor. The excess load on the engine makes the engine want ...

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When your vehicle loses control on wet roads in the rain it is called?

When that happens, it's called Hydroplaning, and it can happen at speeds as low as 35 MPH.Cruise control makes hydroplaning worse by trying to keep your vehicle going at a constant speed.

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Can I clean my air filter instead of replacing it?

Oil and fuel filters, though, need replacing at regular intervals.There really is no way to clean a dirty oil or fuel filter, so replacing a clogged one represents your best option.Even without cleaning, a cabin air filter lasts at least a year before needing a replacement.

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Why engine drag when you turn on the air-condition?

Because you are using power/ torque from the motor to drive the A/C pump

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What happens when your air compresser is going bad on your car?

It will probably get noisy and leak oil and freon. If you wait for it to seize it will be more costly to repair because it will fill the system with metal that must be cleaned out before a new compressor is installed.

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What do you do when your dash board reads check air suspension on a 2005 escalate ext?

take it to a garage. either your air compensation valve is not working properly or you have a air ride level sensor that is broken or out of adjustment.

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Can you get your car inspected if it raining outside?

Yes. Cars are inspected under a roof.

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What does it mean when there is condensation on inside of window?

Interior window condensation is caused by excessive moisture in the house, and it often occurs in the winter when the warm air inside the house condenses on the cold windows.Exterior window condensation is simply dew and occurs when the window is colder than the dew point.

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Fan does not turn on only when air condition is on?

The fan is almost always on when you turn on the vehicle because it also helps keep the engine and other parts cooler

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What is the function of Air condition in Air craft?

For keeping cool during ground operations. However, in light General Aviation aircraft, during the takeoff roll and climb out, the air conditioner must be in the off mode. Generally small aircraft have a switch linked to the throttle control which automatically switches the a/c off.In low level f...

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Is it possible to pump air instead of gas in car and mess it up immediately?

I believe doing so would constitute a criminal offense. Find another way of getting back at the bully who picked on you.

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Why is the air conditioning fan still running when you turn off your car?

It's probably the catalytic converter fan; not the a/c fan.

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Why is Right rear floor mat on 2004 accord soaking wet?

Check the door seal u can do this by hanging a piece of paper from inside and running a blow dryer around the outside of door and see if the paper moves.

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Why is coolant on the floor of your car?

Your heater core is leaking. It needs repaired or replaced.

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How is water forming on the floors in your car when there is no way the water can get in?

Two ways off the top of my head that this can happen. First is a plugged evaporator core drain. As you your Air Consitioning runs, it will form condensation that drops off the evaporator core and through a drain that is typically on the passenger side firewall area. The second way, When there is ...

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Why does the air condition stop blowing when you go up a hill?

You are losing vacuum from cracked/bad vacuum lines or the vacuum check valve for the HVAC controls is bad. When the engine is under load climbing that hill it does not produce enough vacuum to operate a leaky HVAC system.

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Why is the passenger side floor bord of my 1998 Nissan Maxima always wet or damp?

If it is wet with engine coolant you have a leaky heater core.If it is wet with water you have a plugged AC condensation drain.

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Everytime you run your 99 cavilier with the air conditioning on it blows out cool air but when you stop It blows out hot air like it stops working?

Refrigerant level low or cooling fan not working. worst case would be that the compressor no longer can build enough pressure and needs to be replaced

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Your floorboard is wet after it rains?

One reason your floorboard is wet after it rains is that there may be rust holes in the floor or the floor pans are rusted out. A leak in the windshield seal may also be the cause of wet floorboards. Bad door seals or window seals can allow water to soak the floorboards when it rains.

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When a car skids on a wet road its called?

The technical term is 'aquaplaning' or "hydroplaning". It happens because a thin film of water lifts the car's tyres off the road surface - and the vehicle loses its grip on the tarmac.

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What could cause overheating in a Nissan Frontier when the air conditioning is turned on?

A bad thermostat can cause overheating in a Nissan Frontier when the air conditioning is turned on. A bad compressor can also cause this.

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When the air conditioning is on the car putters and quits?

The AC compressor could be locking up. Don't run the AC until you have it checked out. When the AC compressor starts to go bad it can send metal junk into the AC system causing trouble and $.

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Why does your car stall when its hot outside?

Could be many things, especially with modern electronics.I could be a fuel vapour lock problem. Make sure fule lines are kept away from exhaust or that the heat shields in place.

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How much more fuel does an engine use when the car air conditioning is on?

Because of the "drag" caused with windows down, it is usually more beneficial to drive with the windows up and the air on. For more information, check out HowSTuffWorks.com.

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Why does your battery gauge go down when you cut your air conditioner on?

The engine has to power the air conditioner pump, so less revs are made resulting in less revs for the alternator, resulting in less volts so your gauge drops a little

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What is it called when you skid your car on a wet road and the tire looses contact?

It's called hydroplaning.

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Why wont your 99 bravda start when its cold but will when its warm outside?

There are so many things that could be wrong its not even funny. Depends on if its a no fuel or no fire situation. Depending on which one it would be anything from a cracked sensors that is expanding and contracting and in the cold it would be contracted. Does the vehicle crank or do nothing. Lot...

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When my air conditioning is on I lose power and the car shakes.?

There is a TSB from Chrysler concerning this. Take the car to a dealer and have them do a update/reflash of the vehicle compter. This should correct the problem.

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Your 2003 montero was blowing cold air now it only blows hot air the condensing fan still turns on Could i have a bad compressor?

it very well could be a bad compressor, but you may also have a leak in one of the a/c lines, or the orfice tube. if you take it to a garage that does a/c work, they could hook it up to a machine and run an ultraviolet dye through the a/c system and look at it under the hood to see if there are a...

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Is it normal for the brake pedal to go all the way to the floor board with ABS while holding at a stop sign or stop light?

No! sounds like you either have a leak or a bad master cylinder. pump it a few times and hold it. if you're still loseing pressure, check your fliud. do this a couple more times then cheak the fluid again. if you've lost fluid then its a leak, if not then its probably the master cylinder.

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Why is change of state important to air conditioning?

The refrigerant change of state is what causes the heat transfer. The refrigerant is a low-pressure liquid when it's in the evaporator, which absorbs heat from the air, cooling it. The absorption of the heat causes the refrigerant to boil (change state from liquid to gas). The gas is then brought...

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How do you get air conditioning installed on an older model vehicle?

Start by visiting http://www.classicautoair.com/ A lot of companies have retrofit air conditioning for older cars. You didnt say what year / make / model.

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Why is your car heater blowing out cold air when it is on?

Low coolant and a clogged heater core are possibilities.

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Who is credited with the invention of air conditioning?

Willis Haviland Carrier invented the first air conditioning system.

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Hot air is coming out of the car air condition is off Honda civic?

heater control cable not adjusted properly?

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Why does the outside air vent open every five minutes on your Mercedes E 250?

To intake air for the engine

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Where is the air condition drain on 2004 Isuzu Ascender?

There is no DRAIN the system needs to be evacuated by a qualified repair shop the freon in the system may be so-called envornmently freindly but you can not release it into the air.

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Why does your auto air conditioning only cool when you are driving and not in park?

Air must pass over the fins in the condenser to help the compressor turn the freon gas back into a liquid. The radiator fan doesn't pull enough air through the condenser efficiently when in park.

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How do you know if your ac condenser is going in your car?

The condenser usually leaks and that makes it go bad. Also it can become clogged if the compressor goes bad and pumps metallic particles through the system.

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Why does your car speakers sometimes stop working when it is really hot outside?

The wires are probably getting too hot.

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How do you get rid of cigarette smoke from air conditioning?

I use a car air duct cleaning product called Clean Air. I gets rid of musty smells and supposedly kills molds and mildews. It does freshen up the air.

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How do you get rid of mold smell in my cars air conditioning unit?

a great down-and-dirty way is to get a can of lysol, turn on fan and "recirculate", which might be "max a/c" in your vehicle, find the recirc intake vent (the vent in the floor area that is drawing air in 'recirc' mode, or not blowing air when vent is on "high", usually on passenger side), turn f...

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Why is it that when I turned off the heat in my car it started leaking mass amounts of antifreeze outside of the car and smoke and condensation started coming out of the vents?

u need to replace the heater core in your car

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How much does it cost to put Freon in your car's air conditioning system?

it depends on where u go to get it done and how long the mechanic shop says it takes most small town shops charge 70 bucks an hour for labor, but the Freon is actually cheap and easy to do yourself. there is a valve that looks like a tire core under the hood and u just connect the can to this and...

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Why does your vent blow hot air when it is set on cold?

It depends on what the weather is outside and how developed the air conditioner is. if it's hot out it may take a while to get cool or if it is scorching hot outside it may not get cold at all.

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What does it mean when there is a red light saying brakes on the dash board?

it means either your emergency brake is on or your low on brake fluid

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Why does your air conditioner go off when your car engine is under a load?

some cars are designed to turn off comp when kicked into passing gear to give you more power

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How fast does a car typically go when you floor it?

That is dependent on a myrid of factors. The make, the model, the engine size and options, the transmission gearing and whether automatic or manual, the differentials gear ratio and many, many more factors. A sports, or sporty, car will generaly be quicker than the sedan model and so on. Dependin...

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My air fuel ratio gauge doesn't read unless it's really get fed gas like while going up a hill or flooring it. Is it normal for it to be this wild?

no this is not normal unless you have a cheap a/f/r guage. It should read at all speeds and loads.

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Your car starts cool but when it warms up its like it cant get air and sputters out?

try replacing o2 sensor also the check the fuel filter

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Why is your truck battery leaking water on the floor of your garage?

Because the case is cracked and/or a cell is ruptured. That's probably not just water leaking on the floor. I suggest you buy some cat litter or floor dry and clean that up, quick.

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Why wont the car go forward when its in gear instead of just the engine revving high?

Chances are, particularly if this is an automatic transmission, you are low on tranny fluid. To check this, the engine needs to be at normal operating temperature and idling. Checking tranny fluid when the engine is cold and not idling will give a false reading, indicating that it is full ...

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Does a car get less car mileage if it is dirty on the outside?

nope. Its kind of like hair on your arms/legs when riding a bike. The result is so miniscule, that it literally has no effect. But a dirty car can have all kinds of other problems, so try to clean it off every once and a while

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How could water get into your car on the floor of the driver's side of Nissan almera tino?

Your probable source here is going to be condensation from the AC evaporator.

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Why your manual car cuts off while driving with air condition on?

depending on what car it should cut out because the engine is being sapped of the power by the a.c and the gearbox stalls espicially up hills.

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2005 gmc Yukon that the front air conditioning comes on when it wants but the back air works great what could be the problem?

The first thing that you should check is the wiring going to the blower fan for the front evaporator. If that's not the case you should unplug the fan turn your key on turn the fan on high then check to see if you got 12.6 volts at the connector. If you do replace your blower fan. If not it is po...

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When a car skids on a wet road it is called what?

Hydroplaning is probably what you're thinking of.

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Is it OK to spray water on your air conditioner?

Yes, it's a good idea to clean the condenser coils if you don't have an HVAC maintenance plan.No, you shouldn't clean the outside unit by spraying it with your water hose.

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What problem may it be if your accelerator pedal is flat on the floor?

your acceleration peddal is jammed take it to a local mechanic and it should cost about 500 at the most at the least 100

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