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Water on floor behind driver's side? - 1992 Volkswagen Passat

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Your driver's side heater core most likely has a hole in it, or in the rubber lines, or you've got a horrible weatherstripping set.

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You need to remove the rear door panel and check that the plastic sheet is sealed perfectly. Especially along the bottom half.

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Moon roof leaking of door seal bad check both

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