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My car is leaking under the dashboard on the driver's side. The carpet is soaked. We can't seem to find the leak.

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Sounds like the pan for the heater core may have been ripped or damaged somehow, or the sealant foam has deteriorated to the point that the carpet gets soaked when the water flows down from the outside vents.

There isn't an easy solution for this problem, unfortunately.

It happens to a lot of older cars that are made by GM, say 1980s or 1990s cars.

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