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I have a 1992 VW Cabriolet which leaks badly during heavy rain. Some small seepage comes in around the clamps at the top of the windshield, but the major leak occurs on the passenger side floor under the carpet. It appears to be coming through the firewall near the center console, but I can't really locate the source of the leak. Could it be bad windshield seals? If so, how do I replace them

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Hi,
windshield seals are usually not the problem: Here's the secret: There are 2 round rubber drains that are meant to get water away from that firewall: Yours are clogged!
The solution is simple: Open the hood, look to both the left and right of your blower fan (that's where your water was coming from, by the way), check both and I promise you, they are both blocked. Now take a long screw driver and push trough any leaves or gunk in there and then take a garden hose and spray it into both holes and voila! No more water inside Cabby!
Enjoy your dry Cabrio! Cheers!

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