Re: 2001 Windstar Dripping water out exhaust



It doesn't create water, the water is already in the air it takes in for combustion in the form of humidity. That humidity just condenses in the exhaust as it cools. Live in a very humid area, you get a fair amount of water out the exhaust, live in a dry climate you get less.

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"pick one" <try again!> wrote in message

Certainly some of the water in the exhaust comes from the water vapor in the air. However, more is created when you burn gasoline. After all, this is how you get the energy out. You are convreting a hydrocarbon (hydrogen + carbon) fuel into water (H20), Carbondioxide (CO2), some other stuff (CO, NOX, etc) and energy. The amount of water created by combining ozygen and hydrogen in most cases is greater than the vapor included with the intake charge.
Try looking at http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/chem99/chem99583.htm . I'll net it out. For each gallon of gasoline you burn, you'll create somewhere around 1 gallon of water.
Ed
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