Notice water on floor board of my Jeep front passanger side, almost a pond,going to the back floor board on passanger side. Can't see where it is coming from. Everytime it rains it gets soaked. Where is it coming from and how do I fix it. Its been going on for about a month and every time I think its dried up we get more rain. Please help
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Possible that your drain hose is plugged up and backing up and not draining properly. Happened to me . Fire ants got in hose to get water and plugged it up water dripped in floor board. Just a suggestion
The heater uses the coolant (read antifreeze and water) from the engine to get hot. If it runs low enough, by say leaking out of the heater core, your engine will overheat and that can be bad for it and expensive to fix.
Although most antifreeze is poisonous, (don't drink it) if you keep your window open the fumes will not hurt you. That being said, it will stain the carpet, make the inside of the car smelly, leave a puddle on the floor, cause the floor boards to rust(slowly) and mainly be annoying.
Since we are starting into summer you can get by for awhile by just adding water to the coolant tank under the hood. Make sure you do this when the engine is not hot. Engine coolant can give you severe burns if you take the cap off when the engine is hot.
So, about an hour after you get home from work go and check the engine coolant level. If you can hold onto the radiator hose then it is cool enough to add some more water. If you add more water then leaks out you can drive the jeep.
FYI The leak will get worse over time.
It may seem a strange question but does the wetness on the front passenger floor smell of anything. Water has no particular smell washer fluid does. The hose will probably come through the bulkhead between you and the engine and run under the carpet to the back of the car. Try using the washers before moving the car. See if it is leaking under the car.
The first place I would look is the floor board caps. Make sure one or more of them aren't pushed up, allowing water to enter the cabin. Also, because your defroster is probably on while it's raining, make sure the A/C drain plug isn't clogged. It's a small rubber fiting that sticks out from inside the firewall, behind the engine. Simply pull it out and clean it. When you pull it out, you might be surprised to see water coming out of the hole!
Just a couple things to check. I hope this helps! :)
Air conditioning drain stopped up with debris (leaves,pine straw,sticks). Small tube sticking out from firewall with rubber elbow pointing down behind engine, passenger side. If elbow missing air will cause water to back up into vehicle. Another possibility, if your coolant is low heater core leaking.
Water on the floor indicates a heater core leak. You may also find a mist coming from the inside of the car when you run the heat and or AC. If this is the case, have your heater core checked out. Best of luck.