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Leaking sunroof with 2 inches of water in car

I have a 03 expedition with a sunroof leak. i blew out the front drains and it still leaked so i decided to try and remove the head liner. i had everthing off except the cloth hanger racks. i called a ford dealer and asked how to do it. he said open the spy hole and remove the screws. i opened the hole but there was no screws that i could see and i gave up pulling on them after an hour. please help i have almost 2 inches of water in my car.

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I had the same problem... fairly simple fix. Just park the truck so the front end is lower than the back. Open then sun roof and you will see in each corner on the front of the sun roof that there is a little hole..this is the drain hole. Pour some water down the hole and see if either one is backed up. (If so keep reading for the solution) If not, park so the back of the truck is lower than the front. The channel that leads to the front drain also leads back behind the rear doors to the rear drain for the sun roof. Pour water in the channel and see if it drains. It will drain right in front of the rear tire, just behind the running board. If you dont get any drainage, you found the clogged drain. To clean the front draines, simply blow it out with an air compressor. For the back ones, you should check underneath the vehicle right in front of the rear tire and see if you can find the drain. If there is debris or dirt there, it could be clogging it. Clean it up and try again to see if you can get some drainage. If it isn't draining and the bottom of the drain is clean, it looks like you are going to have to tear down the head liner and try the same steps as cleaning the front draines. Good luck, and I hope this helps!

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Make sure ther is not any cuts or damage to the seal and is the sunroof going all the way down? My expedition would close the sunroof and if I hit the down button again it would actually come down a little more and not seal. The trick was to hold the button until it closed and release it and not touch it again.

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