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2006 Equinox water in spare compartment and wet backseat carpet!

Hi, I am alos experiencing a problem with water accumulating in the spare tire compartment of my 2006 Chevy Equinox. The carpet in backseat area was soaked! No one seems to be able to figure out where the problem is originating. Meanwhile is vehicle is beginning to have a mold/mildew ordor.
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I am going threw the same situation with the leaking water under the front dash and standing water in the carpeting causing mold..... also i had a leak in the back hatch causing standing water in the spare tire hold. Just took it to the dealership and its a sealant leak, apparently its common in 2006 Equinox's. Mine is costing $850 to fix the seals, but would be $2000 to do the seals and carpet. My partners' dad is going to replace my carpeting, but i am having the dealership fix the seal leaks.

Posted on Dec 15, 2011

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    Brian Duty Dec 20, 2015

    Thank you for your input, my father is going through the same issue right now with his 2006 Equinox. The problem is so severe that I believe it has also contributed to some electrical problems. Could you please elaborate on what seals were replaced so I can figure out where to start the diagnosis?

    Thank you!



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