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Old 01-24-2010, 08:24 PM   #1
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Water leaking around A-pillar

When it rains I get water leaking around the A-pillar on the passenger side. Not sure how it is getting in. Sunroof? Windshield? Any ideas?
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Old 01-24-2010, 10:41 PM   #2
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How do you know that its the A pillar?
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Old 01-24-2010, 10:51 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by UP2NOGD View Post
When it rains I get water leaking around the A-pillar on the passenger side. Not sure how it is getting in. Sunroof? Windshield? Any ideas?
You may have to trace it by sending water down into the sunroof bed; you might have a sunroof drain plugged. or pull the A pillar cover off and see where the trail originates from.

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Old 01-25-2010, 12:34 AM   #4
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^this, pull off the cover, it just snaps into place. see if you can see any marking on the sound deadener and just look for water damage, you can also cut a strip of paper, run a line down the middle of food colouring. let it dry, and then put it under the a pillar cover, the leaking water will streak and show you where its coming from lol. (it works i just did it to a friends car)
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