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Old 02-01-2011, 11:01 PM   #21
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But I can feel the padding on top that hole is wet (from moist maybe) and can squeeze some water out, from it, I guess the water is from that soaking padding goes down to the back of the car seat. If I am corrected this time, sigh~~~~
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Old 02-02-2011, 01:06 AM   #22
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Are you sure the top is dry? Could be coming in where the top seals around the back of the parcel shelf. This is a soft top or hard top?
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Old 02-02-2011, 01:35 AM   #23
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yea...the top is very dry, soft top. I opened up the carpet area and around that hole is very dry, very mild moist around that triangular hole. However, the pad that above the hole is soaked...I think I have to dry that pad up first. Thanks..
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Old 02-02-2011, 11:53 AM   #24
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All I can say is,

* Sit in the car, with the pass seat pulled all the way to the front, and have someone hose the car from outside, and observe..

*Then, have that same someone spray the bottom of the car from various angles..

You are bound to find something..
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Old 02-03-2011, 10:55 AM   #25
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i will try that this weekend, thanks ^^
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Old 02-05-2011, 03:44 PM   #26
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I found it. I saw some water, not a huge leak but usually one to 2 drops from the rainrail. I slip my hand to the rainrail and I can feel cold air. does it mean the rainrail is cracked? cuz I can touch the edge of the inner part of the rainrail. Is that normal or I have to replace it? Is it hard to replace it?

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Old 02-06-2011, 12:56 AM   #27
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pour a cup of water onto the plastic window and see if the water gets between the window and the vinyl. Rain rail isn't terribly difficult to replace if you already know what you're doing. If you can feel cold air back there, I would almost suspect it's something bigger than a cracked rain rail - perhaps a missing rain rail or any of the three steel trim pieces that secure the top + rain rail to the body.
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Rain rail is a common piece that will lead to leaking on your top. Like mentioned above it is fairly easy to replace. If there is a crack or cracks in the rain rail you may be able to use a plastic epoxy to fix it.
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I found there is a gap between the window and the rear of the top and that causes the leak...i called and all stores recommend to change the entire top instead. sigh
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That's unfortunate. Maybe it's time to find a nice used NB top to swap on?
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I found there is a gap between the window and the rear of the top and that causes the leak...i called and all stores recommend to change the entire top instead. sigh
Mine leaks between the rear window fabric and the main top as well. It makes things dank and moldy sometimes. Sigh...
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I got $10 on a cracked plastic rain rail. You can get rubber ones off ebay.
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Old 04-30-2011, 02:28 AM   #33
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There are many DIY websites available online who may guide you in a precise manner and these website may help you in the long run to maintain a good hygiene in the long run. So, I suggest browse for the solution online to get the expert opinion.
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There are many DIY websites available online who may guide you in a precise manner and these website may help you in the long run to maintain a good hygiene in the long run. So, I suggest browse for the solution online to get the expert opinion.
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Old 10-22-2011, 02:37 PM   #35
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I have a problem with a lot of water under my passenger seat. We have had several long periods of rain and the problem has worsened. I pulled apart the assemblies today and cleared a lot of crap out of the passenger side tube. I hope that was the cause.

New problem: Anyone know how to get the seatbelt tensioners to release in an 08? I cleared my draintubes and now I need to re-install everything, but I cannot get my tensioners in place as they have retracted.
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I have a problem with a lot of water under my passenger seat. We have had several long periods of rain and the problem has worsened. I pulled apart the assemblies today and cleared a lot of crap out of the passenger side tube. I hope that was the cause.

New problem: Anyone know how to get the seatbelt tensioners to release in an 08? I cleared my draintubes and now I need to re-install everything, but I cannot get my tensioners in place as they have retracted.
There are many DIY websites available online who may guide you in a precise manner and these website may help you in the long run to maintain a good hygiene in the long run. So, I suggest browse for the solution online to get the expert opinion.
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