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when the air con is on the passenger foot well is getting wet. I did search but I couldn't find the answer. here under there is a picture shows the foam/sponge touching the firewall that comes wet and start dripping. any ideas please?
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the ac drain is blocked. look for it behind the engine in the bulkhead.
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The aircon drain is located in the same rubber bellows that the scuttle drains through, it is about 20-40mm up inside the little bellows located on the bulkhead, if you can get your finger in you will feel a little metal tube with a serrated end coming through the bulkhead.

If the drain is blocked it can back up water from the condenser and cause it to empty into the cabin, but there was also a design fault somewhere in there that was repaired by Alfa if it caused an issue, but I could never find what the official fix was.

I fitted a new drain tray to mine as whenever I drove abroad the footwell got flooded when the aircon was running a lot, but TBH it was a total pain of a job (dash out) and if someone knows an easier fix then I hope they tell you as I could never find another way of doing it.
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thank you,

i forgot to say that water is still coming out the drain too, and dripping well.

that why i think its not blocked
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