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Carpet gets wet after a rainfall.

When it rains my carpet gets wet. Seems to come in just foward of drivers left foot area on the side.

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Possibly your body drains are blocked and water is entering via the scuttle under the windscreen. I have had this problem on two cars and cleared the body drains with curtain wire.

Another possible problem is that a cable grommet in the engine bulkhead/firewall is not seated correctly. I had that and it took a long time to find!!!

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Check your windscreen rubbers water will always track to the lowest point try putting a hose on the screen

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