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I have a 2005 Kia Sorento and have a water leak into the cabin.

I have a 2005 Kia Sorento and visiting Georgia last week, lots of rain and had bad leak into the front cabin where the head liner meets the front post by the windshield. Is this an ongoing problem with this model? My service person is telling me it is probably a sun roof drainage clog and this is a maintenance problem and not covered under waranty. Is he correct?

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  • John Reinikainen Jun 02, 2012

    That is a possiblity. The best test is to take the high pressure nozzel off of a hose and have someone site in the car. Turn the water on and hold the hose in multiple locations top, front , side etc. I found that my roof drains where not clogged but the seal around the door needed a sealent between it and the frame which resolved the big puddle on my passenger floor. To verify if the drains are plugged open the sunroof and take a large cup of water and pour it near the drain holes. If they are plugged the water won't drain if they drain you will see a puddle of water somewhere behind the front wheel of the side you are testing. There are 2 to 4 drain holes that dain down the piller through a little tube from the roof to the wheel area. Good Luck!!

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