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Old 03-11-2001, 15:03   #1 (permalink)
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I have a strange problem. 1993 Marq. Wife is 99% sure that no window was left open and nothing was spilled. So I am left to wonder how the heck the back floor board, pass side was FLOODED. Even the floor mat was soaked. Under the seat and front floor board are fine, but just the back board is soaked. Seats are dry, no water anywhere else. Anyone got ANY idea how this could be happening. We did have a decent amount of rain this last couple weeks. This one has me stumped.
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Old 03-26-2001, 21:53   #2 (permalink)
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Lightbulb Soggy carpet

Tim, I wonder if it might be coming in through the door
weatherstripping. If you feel ambitious, try peeling the
carpet back from the floor, getting someone with a
garden hose to soak the suspected area and crawling
on the back seat with a flashlight to see if it is leaking.
I hope this helps. Tim R.
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Old 04-20-2001, 20:25   #3 (permalink)
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I had a similar problem with my '94 Jeep Cherokee Grand Laredo. The condensation drain hose for the air conditioning became clogged with debris (leaves, etc.). This resulted in the condensation from the evaporator behind the dash overflowing and backing up into the car. We first noticed that the rear floor on the passenger side was soaking wet. The front floor of the passenger side was less wet because the water flowed to the rear which was a lower and puddled there. I had a devil of a time trying to figure out what happened until I found the drain hose through the firewall fitting under the dash on the passenger side was leaking. However, for the life of me, I couldn't find the exit on the other side, even with a manual. I took it to a Jeep dealer and they knew exactly what had happened because it apparently is a persistent problem. I have had this happen more than once, usually at the start of the A/C season, so I have the clean out done every year to prevent the problem. I also had the same problem on a '82 Plymouth Reliant K-Car some years ago. A blocked A/C drain hose may not be your problem but I would double-check the drain hose just in case if you know where it is in the car. I also have a '93 Grand Marquis that I've owned for the past few months with about 93k miles ... I hope I don't have the same problem to look forward to.
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tim did you ever find out how the floor was getting wet? i get a lot of crown vics and grang marqs coming into my work and havent heard of any problems like this. i'm sure at some point in time i'll get one. it would be nice if i have an idea of what to look for. thanks
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Old 05-08-2001, 10:36   #5 (permalink)
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Never figured it out. If I park the car on a hill with front end facing down it does not get wet.
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Just a suggestion but did you ever check the a/c condensation drain tube that may run from the evaporator behind the dash through the firewall on the passenger side?
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Old 05-08-2001, 14:04   #7 (permalink)
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Can't be that, front board is dry, plus this can happen over night when it rains while the car is sitting.
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Old 05-11-2001, 20:29   #8 (permalink)
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Marqman, I agree with mercury, I beleive its in the weatherstriping somewhere especially after you said it doesn't leak when the front of the car is facing down. It could actually be coming in on the front door weatherstriping, and traveling to the rear and finding a hole there. When the front is facing down, its traveling away from any leaks.:CraZ:
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Tim, I was wondering if you had time to hose down your doors?
Have you found the source of your soggyness? Just curious.
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Old 03-28-2006, 00:15   #10 (permalink)
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Re: Water In Floor Board

I realize this is an old thread, but did you ever figure out the leak. I have the same problem on my wifes 1997 Crown Vic. Had a "old dishrag" smell, so I pulled back the carpet behind the drivers seat and the foot well was drenched. I need to locate the leak and then get rid of the smell in the carpet padding. Would appreciate input on where the water is coming in from and also on how to get rid of the smell. We've had the car since new and it just happened this last winter.
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