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Buick LeSabre Custom: good morning Mr Nova,Every time it

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good morning Mr Nova,
Every time it rains, driver side back seat and drivers side floor gs real wet, help me the car is a 2002 Lesabre custom. The water apperars to be coming in from back drivers side door near the I believe you call it a C-Pillar,
Help Please
Justin Brookins
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Chris. Thanks for visiting Just Answer.

 

I am sorry you have had to wait so long for the first contact. Sometimes this happens when the question you ask is not detailed enough or its just hard to address online. Many have viewed your post, but have passed. I am checking to see if you still need help.



I am not going to lie, this concern is not my strongest point, but I will do my best to help you. I have access to many repair sites, so at the least I can provide something to address at least part of your concern if it is not something I can address from memory and experience.



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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I can see where work is coming in, i am going to i guess take off door panel and do a look see, not sure what else to look for


 

Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Since the water is getting onto the seat this means it has to be from a high area. This means its coming either from around the glass seal or door seal. Often these seals get hard and can not create an air tight lock. Also the door hinges can get weak and the door not seal well enough because it is sagging. I suggest you sit in the car and have someone soak the car with a hose to determine exactly the location its coming in so you are only buying one seal and not experimenting with numerous ones.

 

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

the leak is coming from bottom, water is not getting on seats, just pooling up on back floor


 

Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Sorry I misunderstood your question.

Every time it rains, driver side back seat and drivers side floor gs real wet, help me the car is a 2002 Lesabre custom. The water apperars to be coming in from back drivers side door near the I believe you call it a C-Pillar,

 

Since it is only getting on the floor you need to verify the water is not coming from the front and following the channels in the floor to the rear. The best way to diagnose this is with someone inside the car and someone outside using a hose on all seal areas.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Moose,
I appreciate all your help, what I did was take off rear door panel, vaccumed out bottom of door, opened drainholes in at bottom of door. the vaccumed all the water on floor, then it rained like hell, no water leaked in, I thank you again
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.
Glad you got it resolved

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