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New to this forum...so excuse all my stupid questions. I drive a GT 3.2 that I picked up second hand. Wicked car!!! Went on a long drive the other day and suddenly water started leaking in to the passenger side. Lots of water! Apparently the drainage pipe is blocked? Question is...can I fix it myself...or do I have to take it to a dealer? If so..where is this pipe?

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Don't know but I'm going to be studying this thread intensely, been searching for one on our 147 for quite some time. Haven't had water flooding yet, but there's a very unpleasant mouldy odour from the thing when the fan's on. I took the flyscreen off (plastic bit below the screen) recently. There's a drain back into the engine bay from there for rain water. There has to be another for the condensate from the AC evaporator inside the heater body, but darned if I can find it!
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Thanks Phil
Yeah..had a 155 myself. Very Tasty
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My GTA had this, passenger side footwell (on my rhd GTA) like a swimming pool. Think it will be difficult, mine was a dashboard out job!

Still, its ok now
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Some of the more experienced guys out there have covered this one before. Believe they indicated the drain is accessed after taking out the A/C filters, then poking through same with stiff wire,(coathanger?) Then again someone made reference to 'chopping' the black shiny sound deadening material away after pulling back the carpet. Think it referred to a 147, but not sure. Good Luck.
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Filter access is through the passenger footwell, but I dont know where the drain is - I am too big at 5'8'' to get the filters out without grief!
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