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My SRT8 recently started making a water sloshing/trickling noise when I pull away from a stop. Sounds like the noise comes from under the dash (near the pedals) and only happens for the first 3 or 4 times I pull away from stops signs or full stops. I keep the car garaged, so I know it isn't rain or condensation. Has anyone else experienced this or something similar?
Additionally, after driving only 5-10 miles, with the heat and A/C off, I get a small puddle of water under my SRT8 just behind the front wheels and between the exhaust. No signs of oil or coolant in this water.
Any help identifying the cause would be much appreciated.
 

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Is your coolant low? I had the same sound, but it was because I flushed my coolant system and I had air trapped in it.
 

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The water under the car might be condensate from the AC system.
If I remember correctly, there are only a small number of HVAC operating parameters that don't run the compressor.
 

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The noise I don't know but the water under the car can be A/C like mentioned or condensate out of the exhaust system.

I often get a lot of water condensing out of the exhaust system, especially in the morning when the air is cool and damp.

Just check the puddle and as long as it is just water, nothing to worry about.

Also note the heater core coolant pipes run under the dash right over the driver side footwell.
 

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Raydar and waumo got it. My local Dodge service dept. says the sloshing/trickling sound behind the dash is being caused by water in the heating and A/C housing that is not draining properly. The water that I am seeing beneath the car, even when I have purposely left the air, heat, etc off is this trapped water finding a way to drain (though not completely). Bringing my baby into the dealership tomorrow for service. Hope it goes well and gets done quick.
Thanks to everyone for the input.
 

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I hear the same noise when backing my car out of the garage in the morning after I washed it the day before. I assumed it was some water that went into the cowl and never drained out. Once I get the car moving and accelerate and brake a few times, the water clears.
 

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Looks like I'm going to be a Thread Necromancer here, because it's been dead for 5 years lol. But there may be some other new owners just noticing this.

I just noticed the dripping water underneath mine, too. I figured it was just condensate, and the temperature here recently dropped, but I had to look. Just got the car so I'm paranoid about every little sound and vibration. I don't have the sloshing water noise, but I did have the condensation from the AC. We use the AC a lot in Texas.
 

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Looks like I'm going to be a Thread Necromancer here, because it's been dead for 5 years lol. But there may be some other new owners just noticing this.

I just noticed the dripping water underneath mine, too. I figured it was just condensate, and the temperature here recently dropped, but I had to look. Just got the car so I'm paranoid about every little sound and vibration. I don't have the sloshing water noise, but I did have the condensation from the AC. We use the AC a lot in Texas.
Hi Baron Samedi,

If you find you have an issue beyond just condensation and need any further assistance, let me know in a PM!

Kori
Dodge Social Care Specialist
 

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Hi Baron Samedi,

If you find you have an issue beyond just condensation and need any further assistance, let me know in a PM!

Kori
Dodge Social Care Specialist

Sure Will. Thanks.
 
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