[s-cars] Water in cab

Tom Winter tom at freeskier.com
Tue Jul 8 18:24:52 PDT 2008

Did anyone ask the guy if he left his passenger side rear window open in a
rainstorm!!!???? LOL! Or maybe a passenger didn't fully close the door?

Probably a good time to clear out all drain channels and hope for the best!


On 7/8/08 7:00 PM, "Robert Myers" <bob at chips-ur-s.com> wrote:

> Tom, I agree that a leaking sunroof (blocked drain channel) is a good
> probability.
> I have seen in my own car where water from an overflowing front cowl
> will flow right through the ECU compartment and then, once the ECU is
> nicely swamped, the water continues flowing under the carpet right on
> to the rear seat flooring where it then pools.
> The ECU will even continue to function (with some difficulty) while
> it is still partially submerged.  For a while.
> Bob
> At 08:52 PM 7/8/2008, Tom Winter wrote:
>> Everyone is ranting about the ECU. I agree, but the original post clearly
>> states:
>>> water in the right rear footwell.
>> Last time I checked, the rear footwell had little to do with the ECU.
>> I'm thinking the leak is coming from a sunroof?
>> Tom '95 S6 (nice and dry in both the right rear and right front footwells)
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