Jeep 392 exhaust pipe water drip

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Everytime I start my Jeep 392 I get dripping water from the exhaust pipe on drivers side..It will drip until car warms up then it stops..Has anyone had this problem with their 392?
 
Most vehicles have this. All depends on the humidity. as stated above, it’s condensation that settles in when the exhaust cools down. when it heats back up, it drips.
 
Most vehicles have this. All depends on the humidity. as stated above, it’s condensation that settles in when the exhaust cools down. when it heats back up, it drips.
I just thought with the water leaking in between exhaust pipe connection it would cause corrosion and ruin exhaust pipe over time..
 
That is why high quality exhaust system are stainless steel
 
Water and CO2 are the primary byproducts of combustion. I think until the exhaust warms up, you get water from combustion condensing on the metal. If you watch cold start videos on Youtube, you will see water dripping a lot. After everything gets hot, it makes its way out as steam. Ever notice how cars blow "smoke" on cold mornings before they warm up good? I think some of that "smoke" is unburned fuel and water vapor since cars run rich on startup until they warm up.
 
Water and CO2 are the primary byproducts of combustion. I think until the exhaust warms up, you get water from combustion condensing on the metal. If you watch cold start videos on Youtube, you will see water dripping a lot. After everything gets hot, it makes its way out as steam. Ever notice how cars blow "smoke" on cold mornings before they warm up good? I think some of that "smoke" is unburned fuel and water vapor since cars run rich on startup until they warm up.
Perfect Response. If you burn anything completely you are left with two things, water and carbon. Water dripping from an exhaust, though some of it may be condensation, is a sign of an efficient running engine.
 
Perfect Response. If you burn anything completely you are left with two things, water and carbon. Water dripping from an exhaust, though some of it may be condensation, is a sign of an efficient running engine.
Sounds like the OP experienced water leaking out of the tail pipe, but I'm experiencing liquid dripping from a exhaust connection located right under where the rear passenger footwell is on the driver side. I noticed it drips on my garage floor after pulling in for while then stops. The drops look like water mixed with carbon dust, when I wipe it away it reminds me of dry erase marker chalk but stickier. I thought it could just be normal condensation but I havent experienced it this far up the system before. Maybe a loose connection. Wanted to make sure all is well before I start tearing into this thing. I attached a picture for location reference. About 500 miles on the Odometer

-392 worry wart
 

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Sounds like the OP experienced water leaking out of the tail pipe, but I'm experiencing liquid dripping from a exhaust connection located right under where the rear passenger footwell is on the driver side. I noticed it drips on my garage floor after pulling in for while then stops. The drops look like water mixed with carbon dust, when I wipe it away it reminds me of dry erase marker chalk but stickier. I thought it could just be normal condensation but I havent experienced it this far up the system before. Maybe a loose connection. Wanted to make sure all is well before I start tearing into this thing. I attached a picture for location reference. About 500 miles on the Odometer

-392 worry wart
All normal. Just creeping out from a connection point.
 
Sounds like the OP experienced water leaking out of the tail pipe, but I'm experiencing liquid dripping from a exhaust connection located right under where the rear passenger footwell is on the driver side. I noticed it drips on my garage floor after pulling in for while then stops. The drops look like water mixed with carbon dust, when I wipe it away it reminds me of dry erase marker chalk but stickier. I thought it could just be normal condensation but I havent experienced it this far up the system before. Maybe a loose connection. Wanted to make sure all is well before I start tearing into this thing. I attached a picture for location reference. About 500 miles on the Odometer

-392 worry wart
Mine did that more at first, but munch less now, just under 7k miles.
 
... I'm experiencing liquid dripping from a exhaust connection located right under where the rear passenger footwell is on the driver side. I noticed it drips on my garage floor after pulling in for while then stops. The drops look like water mixed with carbon dust...
Mine did that more at first, but munch less now, just under 7k miles.


-392 worry wart
As mentioned, when anything is burned completely there are two byproducts left. Carbon & Water.
You're seeing the drip at a connection point. I think it's safe to assume you have a slight leak at that connection point.

It also makes sense that the leak would become less obvious after more miles are put on the vehicle. The carbon [over time] starts to build up and seal the small leak. Now, if you hit a big pothole or something it could break the 'carbon seal' and start leaking again, until carbon builds up again.

I'd recommend getting under the Jeep and tightening your exhaust pipes a little bit...
 
All normal. Just creeping out from a connection point.
Mine did that more at first, but munch less now, just under 7k miles.
As mentioned, when anything is burned completely there are two byproducts left. Carbon & Water.
You're seeing the drip at a connection point. I think it's safe to assume you have a slight leak at that connection point.

It also makes sense that the leak would become less obvious after more miles are put on the vehicle. The carbon [over time] starts to build up and seal the small leak. Now, if you hit a big pothole or something it could break the 'carbon seal' and start leaking again, until carbon builds up again.

I'd recommend getting under the Jeep and tightening your exhaust pipes a little bit...

Thank you everyone for the peace of mind. Hopefully mine will go away eventually or ill have to invest in a swiffer jet for the garage.
 
:cautious: Is it truly water? Is it really just the natural byproduct of the combustion process combined with condensation in the exhaust during cold starts when the temperature/dew point are close together?

Or....

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Is it actually a low altitude Chemtrail? You've seen it. Up in the sky, white lines billowing out of the back of Jet engines. Which makes me wonder. Is the "Performance Exhaust" button actually a covert delivery device built to spread Chemtrail at ground level? :unsure:
And in that case, is the 392 just a secret project built specifically to deliver Chemtrails and stomp Braptors in a drag race?

Yeah it's just water.

Full disclosure I had a patch like this tucked in my flight jacket for years (just for fun, of course ;))
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(and for anyone that does not get my humor, yes, I am most definitely joking!)
 
Is it actually a low altitude Chemtrail? You've seen it. Up in the sky, white lines billowing out of the back of Jet engines. Which makes me wonder. Is the "Performance Exhaust" button actually a covert delivery device built to spread Chemtrail at ground level? :unsure:
And in that case, is the 392 just a secret project built specifically to deliver Chemtrails and stomp Braptors in a drag race?
Man I almost spit out my coffee. :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: I KNEW CHRYSLER WAS IN ON THIS :alien::alien:
 
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