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Water leaks water on passenger side after rain 98 regal

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    After a rain storm I have water leaking onto the passenger side floor that looks like it is coming from under the glove compartment area. I had to have the right side windshield wiper repaired as it would not move and thought maybe a seal was broken during the repair. Any help / comments is appreciated.

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