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A/C Drain Plugged?

The last week I have been hearing dripping sounds inside the cab under the glove box while the A/C is running. When I go outside and look, it appears to be draining well. Yet there is still a dripping sound inside. I don't know what it is or even how to get it. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.

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I only have 14k on my 6.4 and just out of the blue I started hearing the same thing. At first I thought it was my passenger tapping his foot. I also looked underneath and it appears to be draining. Even if I turn the temp control off I still hear the sounds. I don't know it it's just residual or what. Looking for help as well.
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its your compressor sweating due to the heat.

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its your compressor sweating due to the heat.
But why are we hearing it inside the cabin now and never heard it before in similar conditions?

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im curious what you think is inside the cab that would drip? And why the a/c would have anything to drain?

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That sounds very strange I would like to know what you guys find out on this
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You may be hearing the condensate dripping into the condensate drain pan. Or the pan may be overflowing. There may be heavy condensation during periods of higher humidity outside. I have not experianced this myself but it's my best guess. Try finding the drain line or tube and blowing it out (NOT to much pressure) to flush any alge that may grow in pan and line, slowing the drainage of moisture. (I own an HVAC service company)
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im curious what you think is inside the cab that would drip? And why the a/c would have anything to drain?
Thanks for your wisdom smartazz. Are you done now?

I am very well aware of what is inside the cabin. I asked you why it it started now when the condition have been the exact same here for the last 2 months and all you can come up with is that smartazz comment? Thanks, but no thanks. You are starting to sound like Jon.

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You may be hearing the condensate dripping into the condensate drain pan. Or the pan may be overflowing. There may be heavy condensation during periods of higher humidity outside. I have not experianced this myself but it's my best guess. Try finding the drain line or tube and blowing it out (NOT to much pressure) to flush any alge that may grow in pan and line, slowing the drainage of moisture. (I own an HVAC service company)
Thanks. I will take a looksy tomorrow and see what I find.

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it wasn't a smart *** comment, jackass. I was asking, what you thinking is draining in the cab? The ac system is a closed system, and wouldnt drain, the compressor sweats, and may have a drain pan. I have no idea why you would hear that in the truck though

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