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I took out my 2014 z51 for about a 10 mile drive the car has about 1000 miles on it when I parked it in my garage I heard a hissing sound, when I look under the I could see water dripping on the header which was making the sound, I put a cup in the stop of the drip and it was clear water not any type of fluid, i got about 1/2 of the cup filled, and ideas what its from
 

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Air conditioning condenser. On every Corvette since the C5, there is a poor design whereby the air conditioner moisture drips down on the exhaust pipes in the engine compartment.
 

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is that normal ??? I never saw that before
 

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so I have to deal with a cup of water on my floor every time I use this car????
 

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I cant beleive this so your telling me every new c7 someone can take a shower under the car?
 

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Unless you put a catch pan under it.
Hmm, how about a "Condenser Catch Can (CCC)"™?

You know, it's not safe to operate your AC without a Möbius CCC™. :cool:

----It also adds 13 HP.----
 

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I cant beleive this so your telling me every new c7 someone can take a shower under the car?
That would depend on the ambient temperature but if conditions are right you might be-able to. :cool:
 

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ok got it:)
 

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Every car with an air conditioner does this based on humidity and temperature. If the water wasn't hitting the exhaust you would have never noticed it and it would evaporate by the next day which is probably what your other cars do.
 

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Same is true of my Acura, and my previous three 2008-2011 BMW's and my 2012 Chevy Cruze, in that they all drip condensate onto my garage floor when I have run them with the air conditioner on. The only difference is that on none of those vehicles does the dripping goes onto a hot exhaust pipe and thus there is no hissing sound.
 

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Agreed, 97 T-Bird, 2008 Vibe, 2012 Equinox, and 2014 Corvette all drip AC condensate onto the ground. Completely normal and nothing to worry about.
 

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My driveway has a bit of slope to it and my 2013 Ford Explorer when parked, depending on the conditions, will have a fair amount of water that will flow from under the car. From time to time I will just touch the liquid to make sure it is water....and it has always been just that.

No worries.....
 
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I cant beleive this so your telling me every new c7 someone can take a shower under the car?
It's kind of a PITA, but I shut off the AC about a mile or so before I get home in order to allow the condensation to dissipate by the time I get to the garage.
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I am sure GM engineering thought about this and its designed in. The location. Probably half the condensate flashes off as steam when it hits the exhaust. (I am sure someone can find the calcs). The garage floor only gets half of what you'd get with your other cars. Gotta love the engineering. They just need to do a better job at marketing.:p
 

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Hmm, how about a "Condenser Catch Can (CCC)"™?

You know, it's not safe to operate your AC without a Möbius CCC™. :cool:

----It also adds 13 HP.----
Mobius, now you know that your not a Supporting Vendor on this forum, so don't try to peddle your goods. ;) 13 HP, yeah right you over estimated by 3HP didn't you :cool:

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