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Water coming in and laying in footwel and on back seat of my austin mini

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  • jillyjenks Dec 04, 2008

    i had the same problem of water coming in. the new windscreen was fixed, i now think water leaked all over the electrics of the car. my cd player says disabled, and my rear side indicater light will not switch off, it drained my battery, i now have my mini stripped down at a garage trying to rectify the many problems



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The floor pan of the mini has plugs, to allow water to be drained I suspect, over the years these can corrode and compromise their seal allow water to enter the cabin. lift up your carpets and have a look, should be obvious as daylight can be seen in some cases, a simple quick cure is to apply some silicone, to the area.

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Water leaks can be a bit of an issue to find, and it's best to get a workshop to deal with it in some respects, as it may be a leak from around a window seal or something similar, not something you'll be likely to repair at home. First things to check would be to make sure there are no seal rubbers around any doors or windows that are not sitting correctly. You could also spray water over the car and see if there are any obvious signs of where the water is getting in. Check inside the car and see if you can trace the water leak back to it's point of entry as well, maybe while someone else is spraying water onto the car.

Hope this helps.

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