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post #1 of 7 Old 12-23-2011, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
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unknown water leak

has anyone else had issues with water getting in the cab on the passenger side. iv been noticing water on the floor everyday now when i drive and i finally had time to pull the plastic trim and the channel there is filled with water and the pad under the vinyl floor is soaked. im gonna be taking the seats and everything out this weekend to look around for it but any help on where to start would be great

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I had this happen one time, and there was a thread about it, I'll see if I can find it. My whole carpet on the passenger side was soaked.


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I posted on this exact issue a few years back. Do a search and I will also try to find the post. I explained what my fix was, etc. If I can find it I will post the link here.

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Her ya go.....I thought there was another but I may be going insane. Anyway I still have a dry interior after many soaking rains!

pass. side carpet wet

Need help on water leak!!!

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Happened on my truck twice. Front end was parked slightly downhill, and the vents were on the defrost and floor setting. Hasn't happened in 3 years though.

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I had personal experience with 3 different water leaks where the water showed up on the front passenger floorboard, in part do to the incline I park on. The first leak was from deteriorated foam seal under the roof clearance light, the second leak was from a failed seal around the back window, the final leak was from a failed weld where the roof meets the C post which is covered by the small piece of trim.

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If its antifreeze then its your heater core. Fairly easy to change.

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