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I have a 2005 Ford Five Hundred and it seems to be holding water somewhere near both back doors. I can hear it sloshing around when I am driving? Also sometimes when I open one of those doors, water comes spilling out to the ground. Why is it happening and is it bad? If it is bad, can I fix it?

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Well, I would look for the drainage holes in the door near the bottom where water should come out, eliminating this problem.
Sometimes the holes get plugged up with dirt or debris such as grass or pine needles depending on what falls on the car when it is parked.

If one clears the drainage holes, that is probably a good solution for the problem.

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  • k_schemie Aug 29, 2010

    Thank you, I will see if I can find the drainage holes. I am a bit clues sorry, am I looking under the car at the bottom? I have never heard of a problem like this with ANY car btw. weird.

  • ElectroFogey Sep 11, 2010

    I have this problem with the rear doors too. There's a rubber pad at the bottom of the door, and it's held in with plastic pegs that go into holes in the door. I pulled out a peg with pliers and water came pouring out!

  • theonlyrinag Dec 08, 2010

    Ok, I thought I was losing my mind. I inherited my Dad's 2006 Ford Five Hundred, and noticed some sloshing noise like liquid. I could not find the source until one day I seen a water trail from the left side middle of driver and passenger doors. I opened the back left passenger door and shook it, sure enough water. I fumbled around the seals and bingo, water came out like crazy. Thank Goodness for Forums like this.



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