Passenger car door let's water in the foot well!

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NicsaW
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Passenger car door let's water in the foot well!

Postby NicsaW » Thu Dec 03, 2020 1:14 pm

Hi! New to this forum. :pc
I bought my second hand megane estate 2008 diesel a few months ago. I've had one before and i like the design.
When it rains, water collects at the bottom of the door seal and runs into the foot well, filling up the storage hole. I sometimes pull out soaking wet towels.
I'm booked in at Renault to in investigated but wondered if anyone else could help to prevent a massive bill?
We've tried putting a hole in the door seal and it still comes in. No other damage that I can see... Looks exactly the same as the driver side!

DougM
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Re: Passenger car door let's water in the foot well!

Postby DougM » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:16 am

Have you tried UV dye to trace where its coming in from? Are you sure its not the scuttle drain.

scooper1000
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Re: Passenger car door let's water in the foot well!

Postby scooper1000 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:09 pm

My door storage space used to fill with water but never got that bad the floor storage space got wet. I solved this problem by removing the door panel and running a bead of silicone along the join between the top and bottom half of door panel, I found water running down the inside of the door and getting into door storage area, I also took this opportunity to cover the window motor with a plastic bag and silicone. This looks awful but once door panel back on its out of sight.
Not had a problem with water or window Temics since doing this
good luck with this problem wait til you have other electrical problems and learn the full joy of Renault car ownership


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