santa fe is dripping water when running hearter

Asked by Jan 09, 2016 at 01:15 PM about the 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.3L SE FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

there is a little water under car when I run the heater is this normal?

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No it is not. You have a leak somewhere that needs to be found. Look to see what area the drip is, look at heater hoses, all coolant hoses. Depending on where the leak is it may be a water pump.

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If you are smelling anti-freeze inside the car, that is a good indication of the heater core leaking. Still look at the heater hoses running up to the heater core.

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If it is clean water that is dripping at the firewall on the passenger side there is a chance it is condensation from the AC unit. The AC may come on to de-humidify the air inside your car.

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