Re: [DML] Question: Hole in fiberglass that allows water leak in ECU are
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Re: [DML] Question: Hole in fiberglass that allows water leak in ECU area

Yep.  Those are the ones.  You can make short work of it by buying a fibreglass repair kit from the auto parts store and fibreglassing over them.  If you are crazy like me, you can even paint it black once the stuff dries.  No more leaks!
The only other place in that area that I have seen leaks are the corners of the engine compartment just to the outer edges of where the hinges are.  Look for hairline cracks there (many cars have them).  I've seen a leak there before also, most easily fixed with fibreglass from the inside as well.
Jake Kamphoefner

----- Original Message ----
From: Justin Mettee <jamettee@xxxxxxxxx>
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Friday, July 11, 2008 6:30:09 PM
Subject: [DML] Question: Hole in fiberglass that allows water leak in ECU area

When I got my D back in April, someone told me "you have an early 
VIN, you probably have a hole that leaks into the ECU area". Well, I 
now have both interior side panels off because I'm replacing the rear 
speakers. Both sides have a hole about a 2.5" diameter, right behind 
the speaker magnet. I can look through the fiberglass & see tha 
inside of the rear quarter panel.

I assume these are the cabin vents to allow the doors to close & the 
vent system to work. Are these the holes I should be looking for? 
Is there another hole that is common on early models & should be 
plugged to prevent leaks?

I just want to get a good answer before I put the side panels back on.

FYI, I have VIN 2075, June 81 build.



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