[DML] Passenger side water leak
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[DML] Passenger side water leak



My car is a daily driver and almost always parked outdoors, so it 
has seen it's share of the elements in the 2 years I've had it. 
Normally I have no problems with rain. However last week I found the 
passenger floor flooded with water. I removed the carpeting and the 
seat and have cleaned and dried them. I found 3 leaks that have 
simulatenously sprung up in the same area. The first was the lower 
bolt of the two near the "front recess panel area" and the second 
was the bottom right corner of that "panel" right next to those two 
bolts, as pictured on page 8 of Service Bulletin 33 concerning water 
leaks. Both of these places had silicone sealant on them, but I 
guess it had worked loose over time. I removed the old stuff and 
resealed it with some RTV gasket sealant and they no longer leak. 
The third leak is coming down the fiberglass wall from under the 
corner where the dashboard meets the wall. I can't figure out where 
the water is coming from. I pulled the inner door seals back and put 
sealant on all the vertical edges of where the vinyl material wraps 
around the body edge, under the inner door seals, but water still 
leaks in that 3rd spot. What is the path water takes to drain down 
that front seal trough? I can't see how the water is getting inside 
the car from that 3rd spot. I hope that was a bit clearer than mud. 
I'll try and take a few pictures with a friend's digital camera and 
post them if needed to clarify what I mean. Thanks for any and all 
help everyone,

Dave
#5968








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