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Old 09-09-2013, 04:20 PM   #1
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Water leak

Today was a monsoon here in west michigan. We had about 4-6 inches of water in some places on the roads. As i was driving to school, water would start to splash my feet coming from somewhere behind the dash. Is there any spot that is notorious for leaking in yj's from thar area?

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Old 09-09-2013, 04:43 PM   #2
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Mine comes from the hood scoop on the top and leaks through some of the firewall. Just see if any of the wires coming from under your dash are leaking. I put some caulk around it and it's stopped.

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Old 09-09-2013, 04:50 PM   #3
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On my tj i put a small cowl vent cover over the vents right below the windshield..about 20$ and looks and works awesome..no more wet feet
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Old 09-10-2013, 03:16 PM   #4
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Remove and clean the cowl drain tube, most likely your problem. See pic.
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Old 03-30-2014, 01:53 PM   #5
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Wet feet riding to work today. I definitely gotta check the cowl drain. I already got the cowl vent cover and it still leaks
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Old 03-30-2014, 07:00 PM   #6
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If cleaning out the cowl drain doesn't solve the problem, it's likely the windshield cowl seal.
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Old 03-30-2014, 09:17 PM   #7
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Pour water from a bucket or hose on various places where you might think it may be coming in from. This will help pinpoint it. Have someone inside looking for water. Make sure the interior is dry to begin with. Are both sides leaking?

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