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Q: Water leaking out of car

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My car is leaking water.

Hello. This issue is a common problem that owners of your particular vehicle may encounter. The water leakage is usually the result from aged door trim weather stripping. Overtime the weather stripping will lose its sealing capability due to it becoming dry and shrinking in size. At times a clacking substance can be used to fill the gaps but it is best to completely replace the old rubber weatherstripping. There is also a grommet in the AC system that is known to cause a leak as well but is rarely the case. I strongly recommend that a well trained technician inspect your leaks to make sure that you can have this issue addressed correctly.

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