Q: Leaking around rear view mirror 2004 Honda Civic Hybrid

asked by on May 05, 2017

After recently buying this car, I've realized that it will leak right around the plastic of the rear view mirror, it ends up dripping right down on the shifter. It's pretty much a constant drip when I'm not driving, but when I am it doesn't drip that much at all. I'm not sure if maybe it's the windshield or if there is a hole in the antenna that is almost directly above the rear view mirror, or if it could possibly just be that the molding needs to be replaced around the windshield. Thanks

My car has 115000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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