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Water is leaking into the front cabin
The procedure for keeping the water from getting into the cabin will depend greatly on figuring out where the water is coming in. It could come in at the sunroof, door seals, windshield seal, window seal, or any place else...
I would like to know if my car is potentially water damaged.
Hi, thanks for writing in. I recommend you have your car lifted on a vehicle lift and inspected for debris caught under the vehicle. If you would like help, consider having an expert automotive technician from YourMechanic come to your...
My passenger front door is getting water inside when it rains. What should I do?
Hi there. From the description you have given, it seems unusual for the passenger door getting wet inside, affecting both front and rear window operation on the passenger side. It could be the weatherstrip seals have deteriorated or they are...
If drain is clogged, could the water also get into the trunk?
Hey there. The sun roof system runs the full length of the interior of the vehicle under the roof interior panel. The drains for the sun roof are on each front corner of the roof system and run down each...
Water damage to electrical components after a flood. Is there anyway for the electrical to be tested?
Many times when a vehicle has been involved in a flood, it is typically considered to be totaled. There are so many electrical systems in newer automobiles that it would be very tough to test everything for water damage. I...
Possible fixes for overheat
Good question and I'm sorry about the problem you are having. However, I need to know where your leak is coming from. Is it in the front or the sides? I recently had a customer with the same exact car...
Water disappears every few days then car runs hot if I don't keep water put in it.
Hey there. This may very well be a sign of a bad thermostat or something else such as failing coolant fan relays. As you may know, the thermostat regulates the flow of coolant in and out of the engine...
Hey, thanks for writing in. You need to try to turn over the engine by hand at the front pulley using a socket and breaker bar to see if engine will turn with the spark plugs out. If the engine...
Flooded car
Hello. You likely have issues caused by the flood. Get your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional, or if you have insurance on your vehicle, consult with your insurance company and have an adjuster determine the extent of the flood...
Car stalled
Any time a car's engine sucks in water risk a chance of getting the water into the piston area and, in a worst case scenario, possibly bending engine piston rods. At the very least you will get water into the...
I have transmission fluid in my coolant - did water get in my transmission?
I must say, this is the first time I have heard of this. However, I understand your problem and can help you fix it. Your radiator has transmission oil cooler lines. I am going to be honest I don't think...
I hear a water sloshing sound when I start and when I stop the car
Hi there. Getting a second opinion is always advisable when it comes to working on your vehicle. The sloshing sound you hear, when your vehicle starts, most likely is air trapped in the heater core. The solution to this problem...
Oil and water mixing in expansion tank
This is a sign of a blown head gasket. When your car overheats and causes the cylinder head gasket to become compromised, this can cause a leak at the combustion chamber (which is also an area where coolant and oil...
the car was flooded and I was trying to see how difficult it would be to install a new engine computer
This can be a difficult process depending on your mechanical abilities and access to the proper tools. I would suggest having an expert from YourMechanic come to your home to properly install this part.
Water in dry clutch system
If all the covers, plugs, and shields are in place, water in the clutch is usually not a problem. Some cars have their timing marks on the flywheel and the plugs get left out by somebody checking the timing, or...
I have 1997 isuzu kb200 carburetter type, washed the engine and the car can not start
Hello. If your vehicle will not start after you washed the engine bay then it may be possible that something may have gotten wet. The first thing I would do is check to see that there is no moisture in...
Ac water leak by driver side
It is normal for water to leak out of the rubber tube. This tube is called the evaporator drain. It is meant to route the water that comes off of the evaporator core. If the carpet inside the car on...
Car heating
Hi there. There are two tanks usually next to each other that can cause some confusion. One tank is the windshield washer fluid reservoir, the other is the radiator overflow tank where you add radiator coolant. However, if your car...
I have oil and water mixing in the engin but there is no oil in on the plugs.
No. There is only 1 common possibility for this engine to get water into the oil, and that is a blown head gasket. This often, but not always, follows an overheating event, and some times also occurs with vehicle mileage...
I have a 2002 Buick rendezvous my radiator has a leak when I open hood there was water spitting out from under the water pump is t
If your radiator and water pump are both leaking, my best recommendation would be to enlist the assistance of a qualfied professional to have them replaced. Allowing these parts to leak for an extended period of time can cause the...

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