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I own a 1994 Magna Wagon & water is leaking onto the floor of the driver's side every time it rains. It runs down on the outside of the dash. Can't work out where water is getting in.

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Do you run the defrost or heater while its raining. It could be your heater core. It will push moisture and water into your floorboard. It is located against the firewall of most cars. You can bypass the heater core until you replace it by connecting the hoses that lead in and out of it together. Be sure to use O ring clamps to tighten down each hose to the connector. Connector can be purchased at any autoparts store for a few bucks. This is only a temporary fix and you wont have heat until the heater core is replaced.

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