Q: Q: Water leaking into car

asked by on

Water is leaking into my car, onto the floor, on the driver's side.

Water leaks can come from various sources: a clogged drain tube in the AC/Heater box can cause overflow through the heater vent, or faulty cowling can cause water ingress into the passenger compartment. With the battery disconnected, water needs to run over the windshield area while the driver’s floorboard is being inspected, to see where the water ingress is occurring. Once the source is found, then a repair can be formulated. You may want to enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to diagnose the source of your fluid leak, and recommend the proper course of repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Q: Water leaking into car

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Q: No fuel pressure at all

Thats a good question. You could be correct, however, lets go further back and make sure we can't get your car fixed a little cheaper than going directly for the fuel pump. My first action would be to check the...

Q: Q: Reduced Power light

Hello. It is possible that the catalytic converter is clogged causing a lack of power in the car. It is possible that cleaning out the catalytic converter will fix the problem, but most of the time the catalytic converter needs...

Q: Losing engine oil fast

Hello there, many different faults will cause your 2009 Toyota Yaris to leak oil. From your description of the leak it sounds like the most likely is the PCV valve. When the PCV valve fails it can cause the pressure...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...