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Where is the A/C condensate drain line located on a 718 Cayman ?

I noticed a small puddle on the drivers side about 12" behind the tire. It is not oily and has no smell and is clear.

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Where is the A/C condensate drain line located on a 718 Cayman ?

I noticed a small puddle on the drivers side about 12" behind the tire. It is not oily and has no smell and is clear.

Any ideas ?
I would assume it drains into the tray underneath the car as per the 981. With that if I left it running on a slight forward tilting slope & on a hot day then eventually condensate would start spilling over the leading edge. There was a drain hole underneath but dependant on the car angle it wasn't always sufficient for the amount of condensate produced. It sounds like it's most likely that the small puddle is merely condensate. I often mop up puddles off the garage floor from both the BMW & my 718 without even a second thought.
 

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Where is the A/C condensate drain line located on a 718 Cayman ?

I noticed a small puddle on the drivers side about 12" behind the tire. It is not oily and has no smell and is clear.

Any ideas ?
Hello,

I just picked up a 718 Spyder with similar issue, noticed a puddle of water behind left front tire after a couple of days of it being parked. I tried the paper test and it’s clear and water has no odor to it. I was wondering if you’ve figured it out yet? Thanks!
 

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thats typically the case - the evaporator is going to drain out in the cowl area (body at base of windshield)

generally will be ambient temperature water

most all the othe fluids (coolant, oil, break fluid, windshield washer fluid) will have a dye / color and will be oily or soapy (washer fluid) as compared to plain water
 

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I bet it's overfilled windshield washer fluid. It drains right behind the left front tire and usually makes a mess of the rocker and floor.
At the 1st service I forgot to tell the dealer not to refill it and I had the issue again.
Went to a touch free car wash and sat there 30-45 seconds washing the windshield. No more puddle in the garage.
The guy behind me at the wash must have thought I'm mentally challenged though... :LOL:
 

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An overfilled windshield washer fluid container may be the cause, provided it's filled with water, otherwise it should have an odor. I've experienced this issue twice and it makes a serious mess on the driver side fender, rocker, and door well. Both times the service tech overfilled the container. The second time was totally uncalled for, as I left a "Do Not Fill" note on the container cap and also asked the SA to not refill....I suspect the employee responsible for refills was illiterate. Now, I automatically siphon out excess fluid as soon as I arrive home after a service to prevent sloshing, which is almost guaranteed if you AX or track.
 
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