Question about 2002 Mitsubishi Montero
Can not find ac drain hose on 2002 mitsubishi drain hose
Center of the firewall just below two transversal hoses.almost inside tranny tunnel..difficult to access and clean.
Posted on Aug 06, 2010
Indeed - NO HOSE (just end of small white plastic pipe that sticks out) attached to it on my 2002 Montero XLS (3.8, manual A/C), can be reached from top of the enginge compartment (driver's side - central line on the firewall). Just below it runs a black middle size hose (not attached to firewall). The water comming out of a drain hits the mentioned hose.
It can be seen only with a help of additional light just below 2 transversal hoses/pipes that go along the firewall. Little WHITE plastic pipe end just below those two piper. There is just a few milimeter space over thos two transveral sttel-pipes to see the (white) drain below them.
To access it with more comfort You need to disconnect 2 harnesses/cable for (not) easy hand access... You can (barely !) reach it with a middle (!) finger but no much space to operate any tool there.
So use a firm stiff steel wire (I used wire from a cloth hanger) a bit rounded at the end to access it remotelly and then push/pull a few times until you see water comming out.
You need a blanket to lay down on the engine to reach this. The engine must be cold otherwihise You WILL burn Your hand.
The stiff steel wire can be leaved there (like a dip-stick) for futher non-problematic access re-dos. :-)
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Firewall..right in the center,,just below two tranversal hoses on the firewall. very difficult to see and access....a real piece of japanese engineering...
Posted on Aug 06, 2010
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