[Vwdiesel] Water Leaks

Erik Lane eriklane at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 22:49:45 PDT 2007

I also checked that and found that my drains were plugged with caked dirt. I
cleaned it all out but still had the problem. The liner seemed ok. Is there
something specific that I could look for? I also found a little bit of
moisture on the firewall near the fuse block so I think that's where it was
coming from. But I'm not sure. Never did get it pinned down very well.

The rubber seals at the base of my windows on all four windows has a gap
between the rubber and the glass. Is there a good way of taking care of
that? I tried silicone and then sliding a blade between it and the glass,
but it didn't last more than a few months. But even before I cut the
silicone I was STILL getting water in the rear of the car. The only prices I
found for a new set was something like $400-600. Not something I'm willing
to pay to fix up my old car. (Well, I'd pay that for the engine or tranny,
but not for some window seals!)


On 9/30/07, LBaird119 at aol.com <LBaird119 at aol.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 9/30/2007 9:30:23 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> petersenrudy at hotmail.com writes:
> > I have two A1 Jetta's, both get wet floors in the back passenger side in
> a
> > good rain.  I can't imagine or seem to find where they may be leaking.
> > Occasional small drips in front in the Fuse Panel area but front floors
> stay
> > dry.  Anybody have any experience with this?  Thanks.
> >
>   Usually ends up being the plastic liner behind the rear door panel.
> Gotta do one of those on my '85 before winter hits again.  It had
> a few inches of water...  make that ice in it this spring.  :-(
> Check the bottom of the door panel after it rains or you hose
> it.  Mine was wet.
>     Loren
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