Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Water leaking out of car

asked by on

My car is leaking water.

A: Hello. This issue is a common problem that ...

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.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 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

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: O2 sensors

Hello, thanks for writing in. For your 2002 Ford Expedition, you will have 2 upstream and 2 downstream oxygen sensors. If you need some assistance with these components, consider YourMechanic, as one of our mobile technicians can come to your...

Q: Opinion about Cadillac Northstar motors

The old Northstar motors were horrible. They blew head gaskets. Eventually, they made them better, but they are very complex V8 engines with all kinds of computer controls on them and they cost a fortune to fix. So if you...

Q: bought a brand new starter brand new starter solenoid truck does not want start and I have no power on the inside of my vehicle

To determine if the engine is seized, simply attempt to turn the crankshaft pulley bolt clockwise and the crankshaft should rotate. If the spark plugs are all removed, the crankshaft will turn with relatively little resistance. Of course, if the...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...