Why do i sumtimes find my passenger footwell carpet soaked wet? audi a3 tsport 1998

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Asked by Aug 24, 2009 at 01:11 AM about the 1998 Audi A3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my friend also has a a3 (sline), and has the same problem???

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Your A/C condenser drain pipe is full of water and over flowing into your footwell--Let your engine cool. Then, you need to open the engine bay, look behind the engine at the silver firewall shielding. you should see two U-shapes cut into the shielding, pull them up a bit. I believe in the bottom one is the flap that may be full of sludge/grime stopping up the A/C water drain hose. I have a '98 VW Jetta that did the same thing. Cheers

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it doesnt have a/c mate but thanks

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sounds like your heater core

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