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    BAD NEWS: WATER INSIDE !

    Its been a bad period....


    first i was driving slowly over some water on the road and just out of curiosity i decided to check under the seats.


    Under the passenger seat there is a place to hold and collect water from inside the cabin.

    i dont know if you have noticed that, but it doesnt have any carpet, and it is specialized for water collection.

    Now water came from the underneath and went only under passenger seat and UNDERNEATH the carpet of the rear passengers foot both side drivers and passengers.

    I must say the carpet is totally dry no water wet it. BUT the underneath of the carpet .a material like a plastic sponge is wet.

    notice : carpet have an underneath base. BUT this is not the same in all points of the car.For example, in front of driver and passenger there is a material like soft sponge whereas underneath rear passengers foot there is another material like plastic sponge.


    what should i do , the dealer told me what i had alredy in mind
    heighten the seats
    operate the air heat in max
    open the windows.


    what should i do? should i change carpet?

    any thoughts or personal experience?

    Re: BAD NEWS: WATER INSIDE !

    69 BOSSNINE where r u ???

    Re: BAD NEWS: WATER INSIDE !

    I'm assuming it is dry (very low humidity) where you live. Open windows, get a small fan and put it in the car and run it day and night until the wetness goes. You want to do this to dry it out and more importantly to prevent mildew from growing. Mildew will grow in moist STILL environments. The moving air is it's enemy.

    If it's damp where you are don't leave windows open very much and put a small space heater in the car in additon to the fan and run both for a few days. You need the car warm to evaporate the water and the windows SLIGHTY open to allow moisture in the heated air to escape.

    Re: BAD NEWS: WATER INSIDE !

    THANX MMD!!!
    ALTHOUGH I M AFRAID OF BURNING THE PLASTICS WITH THE HEATER

     
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