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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 8:39 am 
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Hope someone can shed some light on this for me?

My front drivers side carpet is soaked after the last couple of days rain. I've checked the front window for small cracks, etc but can't find anything.

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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:16 am 
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Lift the bonnet, and clean out all the leaves etc, that clog the drain that runs down the side of your front quarter , get a coat hanger and clean it too.
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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 11:10 am 
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bowsaw wrote:
get a coat hanger and clean it too.


yes, many people forget dirty coathangers cause lots of problems with cars!! Good spot Neil !!!

 

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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 1:50 pm 
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get in the car, and get someone to hold the hose over the top of the car, see if you can spot where the leak is coming from then.
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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 3:00 pm 
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Happy wrote:
bowsaw wrote:
get a coat hanger and clean it too.


yes, many people forget dirty coathangers cause lots of problems with cars!! Good spot Neil !!!

:lol: you clown.
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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 3:04 pm 
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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 4:06 pm 
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bowsaw wrote:
Happy wrote:
bowsaw wrote:
get a coat hanger and clean it too.


yes, many people forget dirty coathangers cause lots of problems with cars!! Good spot Neil !!!

:lol: you clown.

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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 5:26 pm 
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there is a large gromet behind the driver side kick panel, make sure its fitted properly.
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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 5:48 pm 
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there is a large gromet behind the driver side kick panel, make sure its fitted properly.


is that the one which goes into the engine bay cos that is where i ran my power cable for my amps but it is sealed cos i stuck the power cable through it. is it okay to use that hole or does that area attract a lot of water.
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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 8:54 pm 
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I know you said you checked the windscreen for cracks, but i've had problems with windows not being installed properly (over to one side) causing it to leak around the edges.

 

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Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2005 9:53 pm 
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if the gromet is leaking just apply some silicone, but the one i meant and used to run my amp power through is to the right of the accelerator pedal behind the panel, its about 4-5cm in diameter.
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