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Carpet saturated behind drivers seat door seals fine

Checked the door seals and no water leaking

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It may sound funny but if you have a/c check to see that the water drain pipe is not disconnected allowing the water to flow back into the car

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SOURCE: 2000VW Passat with leak on floor behind driver seat, now no heat or heated drivers seat!

bad heater core?

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SOURCE: Interior leak - VW 2003, 1.8 20V Turbo

suspect door carrier as its called metal plate behind door trim seal will have failed on bottom edge water test with hosepipe and check inner door aperture seal pull seal open if leaking there will be water in seal check o/s/f &o/s/r assuming r/h/d. repair is abit more complicated

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SOURCE: same problem with 99

Try running a hose on the driver's door window to see if the drain hoeles in the driver's door are plugged. Also check the drain holes in the rear window and trunk lid drains. If one of the drain holes is plugged the water will seek the next easiest way to drain (which might be to the iside of your VW Beetle.

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I have the same problem at the moment as well

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Does car have sunroof? If sunroof drains are plugged they overflow into car. To cure, blow compressed air through drain tubes.

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Trunk, and the carpet on the driver's side, incl the back seat carpet is getting saturated! Do not know where all the water is coming from, or why it accumulates in these areas.


Finding water leaks is not really a guessing thing it requires testing with a tool called a rain shower simulator, you then strip the area of all trim and carpet around the suspect leakage and watch for the source of the water intrusion, even the most seasoned technicians hate water leaks, they are a real pain to locate unless there is a factory report and fix, so check with a local new car dealer of your vehicle.

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This can be from one of couple sources. One would be a broken or missing rubber seal in the firewall. Water can and will enter the passenger compartment if the seal is not good or missing. The firewall is the metal between the engine compartment and passenger compartment. There are many penetrations in the firewall for throttle linkage, steering column, electrical harness, etc. All of these penetrations have seals to prevent water from entering. Check to make sure all penetrations have seals. Inspect from under hood and from under the car, too.

Another source is damage to the floor pan. If you went over a rock or jagged object without having enough clearance, it may have punctured or even sliced through the floor - under the carpeting and sound deadening material under it. If you live in a cold area, and the roads are treated with salt or chemicals to melt ice, it may have caused rusting holes to appear in the floor pan. Water spraying up from tires would enter through the puncture or slice and the carpet would wick the water in. It would take a long time to dry and give a musty smell after just a short time. You should inspect the floor pan from underneath the car. Look for punctures, slices and rust / rot. Clean and seal any openings found in the floor pan and firewall.

Fixed windows and glass in the car body are also sources for leaks. The is especially true if glass has recently been replaced. Many times, the back window leaks into the trunk or metal under the rear seat - and flows to the carpeted floor. Look in the trunk at the bottom of the rear window. Side windows can leak, too - so don't forget to look behind trim interior panels on the sides of the back seat. Your leak could be coming from the windshield, too - this will be harder to locate through the dashboard - but you may find water dripping from wires, etc. Look for evidence of water / rust. Clean and reseal body / glass joints when found.

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Rear floorboard behind driver set wet after rain


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I am the original owner of camry xle 1998 with wet floors. In 2000 I had drivers side door seal leaking at welt. Removed old door seal and new weather strip on drivers side installed. The door panel was never wet, but wet at bottom of door where there are drain holes...slowly leaking under carpet.
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