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Aircon condenser drain

Does anyone have a photos or details on where the drain is from the a/c condenser in a right hand drive 98 slk 230
All the other drains are clear but in the really humid Queensland summer we are getting water condensate build up in the ducts.
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drains should be the same
Only the steering wheel be different, no?


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You're seeing condensation at the vents? You might have a recirc door issue. Typically if the drains are plugged, you wind up with wet carpet.
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No seeing wet carpet not at the vents, when I remove the underdash panel and then the filter i get a lot of clean water. Originally i thought it was the drain above the blower fan but they are all clear followed one of the other members posts about this. (mesh is installed above all these) i had the blower issues working then not working and replaced the regulator which fixed that problem. We haven't had any real rain since only temps consitantly over the tonne since early January, and yesterday hit 108 (42 degrees Celsius) with high humidity so I don't believe it is any rain entry just the condensate from the a/c condenser. Is there an internal drain from the condenser and if so where is it located. Help pleased the misses doesn't like wet feet.
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