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water leaking out of front end?

today i went to start up my jeep to put it in the garage to take off the trac bar and send out to TnT. but when i started it and moved it forward about 10 feet a bunch of water came leaking out of the front end. clear water. i opened the hood and it was only on the front quarter of the hood and all over the engine near the radiator. i recently had my radiator replaced...but this is clear water.

it did rain the night before so my initial guess is rain water sitting down on the fans and things. but thinking back its been dripping randomly for a while like when i go to park and get out, i notice it dripping near the corners of the bumpers.

ive looked for hose breaks and leaks but cant track any down.

any ideas guys
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Possiblly water collecting in the many crevassas in the eng bay. Maybe battery tray or the rad support brace.

If it doesn't smell like coolant, I wouldn't sweat it.

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It might be water built up from your A/C running and getting caught somewhere and spilling when you move. Mine tends to collect on flat surfaces of the front clip that sit under the A/C lines. I wouldn't say mine spills a bunch when I move, though.

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the a/c lines are probably a good guess. another place i notice water dripping is right by where the stock LCA would mount on the body. it drips there too. so that makes sense.

another question i have is my floorboards get wet on the passenger side only. is that a/c too?

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the a/c lines are probably a good guess. another place i notice water dripping is right by where the stock LCA would mount on the body. it drips there too. so that makes sense.

another question i have is my floorboards get wet on the passenger side only. is that a/c too?

Yes, you need to find the drain tube and clean that out so it drains out to the engine area.

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where is the drain tube? and how do you clean it out? lol

im tired of my books and stuff getting soaking wet...lol

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thanks balloo...ill have to look at that tommorrow. itll be nice to have dry floors again...lol

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