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Passenger FULL of full of water!!

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I heard a "sloshing" sound coming from the right rear footwell, inside the cabin. I took a look and found an inch of water in it!

I immediately checked the other footwells and found them dry.

I took the vehicle in after making an appointment. They kept the vehicle for three days (Tues- Thurs). They stated that the A/C evaporator was not sealed "properly" and that even thought we had not used the A/C for two weeks, that water comes in through the cowl (where air comes in, in front of the windshield, outside the car) and could be making the leak inside the cabin.

The told me they re-sealed the evaporator, (I had water spots all over the INSIDE of the windshield when I picked the car up!!??)

It has now been two weeks and the problem has returned in spades. The front passenger footwell is wet and the rear passenger footwell is FULL of water once again. It smells too.

What can I do? Where is the water coming from? I have NOT been through any standing water, floods etc.

One more item..........they asked me (when I made the appointment) if I had purchased the vehicle from their dealership (I did not). The dealership where I purchased the vehicle has closed its doors and is no longer in business.
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Ditto this. I had a car with this very problem and the water would often take awhile to permeate up through the carpet. Although I never had big puddles of water like you are getting, I'd sure check it just to be sure.

UPDATE: 01 Aug 09:

Car is at dealer for the 4th time for the same issue on Monday...........
did you ever get it fixed
...............this is the 4th time in for the same issue, as you are probably aware. The dealer still thinks it is the "vent" hose which allows the water from the A/C to drip to the ground. They refashioned this line, to insure that this will not happen.

The flooding of the interior routinely takes 2 -3 weeks to come back, filling the frone and rear passenger footwells with water just above the carpet.

We are checking daily, but so far, so good. Besides it's not enough time as the vehicle has sat for a week while we were on vacation. It needs to be driven with the A/C on.

We are hoping the carpet does not mold and start to smell.
...see post above yours..........
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