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3rd door seal leak

This started last year. I noticed a funny smell shortly after it started to rain ( I'm in seattle so this is 7 months out of the year) I noticed that the floor behind the drivers seat was SOAKED. I checked the door seal, and it looks ok. I even used Aquarium seal to tighten it up. But I am still having a HUGE leak problem.

Its not coming from the window ( checked that)
It looks like its coming from somewhere behind the carpet. I just can't find WHERE.

Any ideas?

Not sure what else to do.

Thank you

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  • samster39 May 11, 2010

    what year is the pick up??? open the drivers door and wiggle the third door to see if there is a loose, may need to adjust the third door so it closes tighter...



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From what I understand (and have experienced) the S-10 has a tendency to need the pins and bushings replaced early. Mine started with moisture in the cab, but the problem became apparent when there was a breeze around my door frame. I confirmed the diagnosis with my "car guy" and have replaced my pins and bushings. The mystery moisture and wind-noise is now a thing of the past. More recently I've had to move on to the next disgustingly popular issue... the broken third door handle.

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