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Old 07-12-2011, 00:33   #1 (permalink)
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XG ute water in drivers side interior

After the rain, getting literally litres of water in the drivers side of the cabin but not the passenger side and when I turn the knob from demist to foot - it gushes in. Heard this is a bit of a problem with these cars. Any advice to fix this would be appreciated.
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:58   #2 (permalink)
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Re: XG ute water in drivers side interior

Check for leaves blocking the drain in the corner of the cowl (under the bonnet in the corner near the windscreen).
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Re: XG ute water in drivers side interior

Could this be causing my elec problems?

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Re: XG ute water in drivers side interior

Possible but very unlikely.
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Re: XG ute water in drivers side interior

Thanks for your help Blu, cleaned it out as best I could poured some water down there and still leaks in the cabin. Not as bad but - gonna get a wet dry vac and suck it up.

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Re: XG ute water in drivers side interior

Leaves left there long enough will cause a hole to rust through the floor of the air ventilation plenum chamber under the inlet cowl grill and results in a permanent leak. Seam sealer will usually fix small leaks.
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