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Damp leaking cabin, tips to trace leak and advice to dry it out

There are several places water can get into the cabin of a car, some of the more typical are: Through tired door and window seals. Through drain holes in the floor. Condensation from your breath and/...
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Radiator Water Issue

You want to make sure you do not put tap water into the cooling system on your vehicle. The cooling system has a leak, which is why you need to refill it periodically. Look on the ground where you ...
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Wet passenger floor in parked Mercury Milan after a rain

I can't say for sure about this vehicle but I've had the problem in the past where there is a small tube that connects to the sunroof drain (usually one in each corner) and this either deteriorates or ...
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What is this odorless water dripping from passenger side of car?

For the sake of having answers for questions, I agree with the comments, and believe this is just condensation coming from the air conditioner. You know how water collects on the outside of a cold ...
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Water dripping on driver's foot. How to fix it?

The air con water outlet pipe might be clogged. Get it cleaned by a mechanic. Happened to me some time ago, cleaned the outlet and now everything is fine.
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Damp leaking cabin, tips to trace leak and advice to dry it out

Nick C pointed some good things to look but forgave one important thing in my opinion. First let me ask you a question : Do you have many trees near your house/where you park your car or near the ...
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Water leaking from bottom of engine

Circling back to post the resolution. I was afraid that the block was cracked, but was hoping that it was the freeze plugs. A quick survey of mechanics that have worked on Nissans suggested there was ...
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Water leaking from bottom of engine

It's been a while since I've seen one of these engines. IIRC There's a water pipe that runs through the engine V and connects to the heater hose at the rear of the engine. One of these is true. The ...
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1994 Dodge Dakota V8, Antifreeze leaking from water pump

In most vehicles the seal on the water pump will fail when the bearings go bad, or something else bad happens to the pump. Water leaking from the pump is almost always an indication that the pump is ...
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Leaking(Cracked) Water Pump

While I know you're asking about fit specifically, keep the following in mind, which I found on a forum discussing the differences between the N54 and N52: Both engines have an electric coolant ...
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97 chevy lumina water in oil

When you replaced the thermostat did you run your finger around the coolant area to verify any sludge, metal, or contaminants? Helpful intake video: GM 3100,3400 Thermostat Replacement. I would ...
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Water leaks on passengers side feet when raining

Had a similar problem, open the hood and look under the wipers. If you have a plastic tray under the wipers, sometimes the drain hose gets clogged with trash and needs to be cleaned. In my case it ...
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oil in coolant reservoir ... urgent ... Peugeot 206 Xri ... 2006

Not good. The proverbial "milk shake". But... from the color I'd sooner suspect the transmission cooler is what is leaking, not engine oil from a blown headgasket. Check the transmission dipstick (...
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Audi Q3 wet passenger footwell

I believe if one (or more) of the roof drains were blocked, you'd be seeing wetness around the ceiling and pillars of the vehicle. Typically, a plugged drain in the cowell box will cause you to have ...
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Leaking(Cracked) Water Pump

In my travels, I haven't seen an aftermarket water pump listed for both the N52 and N54 engines. There are N54 water pumps with stronger materials though. You may wish to try one of those. And as has ...
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Damp leaking cabin, tips to trace leak and advice to dry it out

Another source of leakage that I eventually tracked down (myself, the garage couldn't find it) on a Corsa was the rubber gasket where the heating/aircon pipes come through the firewall. It no longer ...
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cooling system vw

As a first step to helping you answer your question it will be helpful to familiarize yourself with the cooling system. I would recommend this video as a short introduction. https://www.youtube.com/...
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Leaking(Cracked) Water Pump

In terms of physical fit: you need a little more clearance at the back to accommodate the electrical connector with the aluminum pump. the mounting points look identical the coolant inlet and outlet ...
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Water on the left side of the trunk on a VW Golf mk4

It's most likely the tail light seal or the trunk seal. VW's are notorious for taking on water. You say the tail lights are no longer tightly sealed? That's probably the culprit. I think the only ...
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2011 Infiniti G25x: water is leaking down from the passenger glove compartment onto the floor

AC drain tube is clogged, find it in the engine compartment on the lower firewall area, passenger side. Run a wire or other suitable device to clear the drain tube. If it starts leaking again a few ...
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the day after it rains, 2015 Honda Accord leaks water outside and inside the cab

I am unfamiliar with this specific auto body. Most newer cars, however, have an area just in front of the firewall where air, which has entered that space through slots in the rear edge of the hood, ...
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Honda accord 07 leak in trunk. Water coming from seam underneath rear windshield

There are gaps in the window seal to the left and right of the area you marked in blue. I would use silicon chaulk, which remains flexible after it dries, to fill these gaps and see if that mitigates ...
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How to prevent or reduce condensation inside the car?

First, you have to reduce the amount of water coming into the car. Sealing up those holes is a good place to start. Holes in the firewall must have a rubber grommet in them to prevent the wires from ...
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Leaking(Cracked) Water Pump

I have the same question as you here. My son's 2007 335i water pump went out about 6 months ago with a leaking pump. Now it's leaking again. I can help with the why. There are several parts in the ...
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Changed thermostat but the need to top the coolant up every few days

Do you guys have any idea what might be wrong? There is probably air in the system. Nissans used to be tricky to bleed the air after changing a thermostat, waterpump, timing belt or timing chain on ...
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Changed thermostat but the need to top the coolant up every few days

Some engines (not sure if this is one) will need to be burped or have a air bubble removed for proper cooling. There are several ways of doing this. If you do not have good flow of the coolant, ...
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VW Passat leak. Where is it coming from?

I'm pretty sure it's related to your sunroof. There is a set of drain going down in the B pillar and one in the A pillar. They drain in the door opening between the two door hinges. Try blowing ...
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Anyone know the cause of (rain) water leaks in '16 Nissan Pathfinder trunk storage area?

Leaking seal, either window / tailgate or one of the side windows. Or one of the rear light seals, good luck tracing it... One method is to be in the car and have someone spraying water from a hose......
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2006 Chevy HHR wet floorboards

It seems this is a pretty common problem with HHR's. It has to do with the cowl piece under the wiper arms. I'm going to transcribe, with pictures, from chevyhhr.net: Remove the left and right ...
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A liquid leaking

Its likely just condensation building up in the exhaust system, which is not unusual. This will normally clear up once the engine has been running for a while and is fully warmed up. If this liquid ...
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