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Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color:. This fits your.I have a 2 door TDI - I recently noticed that the floor underneath my floor mat on the passenger side is wet - the floor mat itself is dry except the underside which touches the floor - trying to diagnose where the 'water' or whatever liquid it is is coming from - it seems that it is coming from just above the floor under the glovebox.
Got Haggis? Find More Posts by Got Haggis? Does your car have a sunroof? The most common cause of water getting VWs is clogged sunroof drain lines. Every sunroof has four drain lines and the front two go down the A-Pillar between the windshield and the front doors. A clogged or disconnected drain line can cause the problem you describe.
Cleaning them out can be a pain, but it is not too difficult. String trimmer line like a weed-whacker works. You need to find the end of the drain line in the front wheel well, IIRC and feed the line up through the hose 'till it reaches the sunroof.
If you do not have a sunroof, it could be leaking around your windshield. Good Luck Don. But I seem to recall the location of water where you describe having something to do with the outside sill where the cabin filter is located? Someone will chime in about this or do a search You also want to check the drain for the area under the grill right in front of the windscreen.
Leaves etc. It also often gives off a mold smell if it is not cleaned out. I do not have a sun roof.
I do wonder if it is the cabin filter, because now that I think about it, I recently had my oil change. The cowl drain on my Jetta drains into the space containing the door hinges. You might pour some water into your cowl by the wipers with the doors open, and make sure the water is coming out in the right place. Find More Posts by Conan. Originally Posted by Got Haggis? The seals on those filters are not designed for re-use. They should not be removed between changes. They may not seal properly the second time.
I would check the cover for cracks. Mine got a crack in it once when I changed the filter and I did not know it and it caused the same problem. Drove me nuts trying to chase it down. TDI s : Jetta. The pollen filters dont have a foam seal like the engine air filters do.
However I do believe there is a foam-rubber seal under the filter "box" that could be showing its age. Ill have to look up how to remove the box to be sure if there is or not. I know B5 passats had a recall to fix this issue. Make sure your cowl is draining. Well I came back to about an inch of water in my car - both in the passenger side front and back I'm trying to get the water out by using towels to soak up everythingSkip to content.
Quick links. Faults and Technical chat for the new Volkswagen Tiguan. I'd also been wondering why occasionally my shoes seemed a bit damp too - anyway mystery solved. So, has anyone experienced similar, and where should I start looking to find the cause?
I haven't noticed water dripping from anywhere even when driving in torrential rain, so I suspect it may not be the sunroof, but would welcome suggestions. And to pre-empt a couple of questions that might be asked: no, I never jet wash the car, and yes, it is parked outside permanently, but on the level.
Might have to take it to the dealer next week if I can't find anything obvious. Tiguan 2. It was down to some wells being blocked which acted to take away rain.
May be similar. Also seen reports of leaking sunroofs being an issue - although not on the Mk2 Tiguan. But no matter what it's a trip to the dealers for sure, hope you get it sorted, and keep us all informed as to there finds pls. R line 2lt Tsi DSG, Black, park assist with rear view camera, winter pack, wind deflectors, boot liner and roof bars. The problem with the amount of water you are describing is that it will have soaked the sound-deadening material that lies under the carpet.
This usually has a rubber backing and so will never fully dry without taking the carpet out of the car. While the actual carpet may eventually feel dry, the underlay will remain wet along with the floor pan underneath that. After not too long you will have mildew and the car will smell. I speak from long experience of the very leaky mk4 golf that sprang leaks from blocked sunroof drains, door ancillary carrier seals, pollen filter cover and more.
Sorry to not have better news, but suggest make this your dealer's problem. Car had to have a new frame apparently. Water was running down the inside of the pilars either side of the screen and filling up my front foot wells.
Feel your pain mate. Another sign I found which identified the roof problem was when you open the roof, the pop up wind deflector was soaked. Crimson red, debadged, Kingston alloys, ergo seats and electric boot. This is caused sometimes by freezing. I will be having a look at the sunroof again, as suggested, and interesting one about the washer bottle, although I don't think it's this as the water has no smell, which I'd have expected the washer bottle contents to have as it's a fairly strong solution of antifreeze following our beastly winter.
The freezing window seal idea could very well be the cause, especially as it's the driver side window which I often have to wind down even when it has a bit of ice still on it, to exit the secure car-park at work. I'll mention that to the technicians at the dealership when I take it in. I have today had a quick look and noticed a bit of white mould present under the driver's seat, so it's certainly not a very recent issue, must have been developing over time.
Anyway I've booked it in for next Thursday and they've got it for all of Friday too, so let's hope it can be traced. Follow Us. Copyright Not associated with Volkswagen.Wet floor in rear passenger side. I found a link about putting in some absorbant foam or something under the carpet.
But I want to know what the problem is and how to fix it. On both the Jetta and now the Golf, my wife and I are having the rear passenger floor become wet.
Hers was at first damp, then increasingly wet. I've pulled the carpet and dried under, on top of and tried to treat any mildew. Felt like I did pretty good, hers actually hasn't been bad lately. But I got into my Golf this morning, and Holy Crap! The rear passenger floorboard was soaked. I mean like push on a sponge water comes out wet. It could have been that way for a day or two, I don't normally feel anything check back there.
What could I look at? I looked high and low for sunroof drain openings with the sunroof opened, and didn't see anything that made sense. Anybody have any links on how to find the drains, or remedies on wha tto clear it out? Mine must be messed up bad to put that much water in my floorboard. Thanks, Blair. Yes you need to fix this as in time the damage can be extensive. The water is more than likely coming in the cowl firewall area.
There are specialist that fix leaks. Contact your dealer and he may have a company that you can call. TDI s : 96 glx variant tdi.
It could be: The vapor barrier inside the door is ripped allowing water to run into the interior. Get the hose and have someone spray the outside of that door while you're inside feeling both door sills on that side to see if water is entering there. Could also be the sunroof drain as you suspected. There are four of them, one at each corner. Once you find them, snake something like a thick weedwacker string through them to ensure they are clear.If you are having issues with water inside the cabin of your Volkswagen and have a sunroof, chances are your sunroof drains may be clogged.
Keeping these clean will prevent leaks and water damage and ensure rainwater is properly drained from the car. Anyone with a sunroof should be performing this maintenance on a regular basis. Locate the position of your drains and the nipples. There will be four: two in the front and two in the rear. The drain holes will be in the four corners of the sunroof. The drain nipples will be on the front side of either door jam.
The rear ones may vary from car to car but are generally located on either side of the rear bumper. Clear the debris from the nipples. This can be done by massaging them to free up debris and other gunk that may have built up. Test drainage by pouring a small amount of water into the areas where the drain holes are located. Observe the nipples and ensure water is flowing out of each one freely. Do not use too much water, as if they are clogged the water will obviously not pass through.
Stop here if water is flowing freely. There is no need to clean the drains. If there is blockage, proceed to the next step. Use a flexible rod be sure it is not sharp; it could puncture the lines and gently prod through the holes to attempt to free the clog.
Repeat Step 3 and see if there is any improvement. If not, you can attempt to dig further. If at any time you do not feel comfortable attempting to clean it, stop and consult with a registered Volkswagen technician. This article was written by the It Still Works team, copy edited and fact checked through a multi-point auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information. To submit your questions or ideas, or to simply learn more about It Still Works, contact us.
Step 1 Locate the position of your drains and the nipples. Step 2 Clear the debris from the nipples. Step 3 Test drainage by pouring a small amount of water into the areas where the drain holes are located.
Step 4 Stop here if water is flowing freely. Tip The two front drains will empty out at the front part of each door jam.
The rear drains typically will drain out on either side of the bumper. Warning Failing to keep these drains clean could result in interior water damage and a costly repair bill. Items you will need Flexible rod weed trimmer string is best Glass of water. About the Author This article was written by the It Still Works team, copy edited and fact checked through a multi-point auditing system, in efforts to ensure our readers only receive the best information.This car has a design issue, its sunroof drains get clogged and the water penetrates the vehicle when it rains soaking the carpet and insulation below it.
It becomes a breeding ground for mold and could become very expensive to re-mediate and also could cause health issues. VW needs to make the cleaning of drains mandatory every service not every 40K miles. Even at 40K most dealers don't bother with checklists and cut corners.
The downtown Volkswagen of Chicago is one of the worst and don't service your car there. If you have a for-profit service, contact us. Most Common Solutions: clean drains 1 reports not sure 1 reports. Find something helpful? Spread the word. Share on Facebook Retweet this page Email this page. Helpful websites No one has added a helpful site for this Tiguan problem yet. Be the first! Find a good Volkswagen mechanic Read reviews of repair shops in your area.
Enter your zip code: A free service from CarTalk. Send Comment Add Complaint. Search CarComplaints. Not what you are looking for? Search for something else:.Where is this water leak coming from? Original symptoms : would get wet on passenger side after rains. There is minimal pooling in the rear passenger side well pictured below. I pulled 3 of them.
Another is a window into the housing for the fuel lines? None of the plugs seemed particularly wet from beneath. I would say that the one to the ground was in the roughest shape, though, but have a hard time imagining that it's where the leak is originating Is there a cheap way to get the padding replaced for below the carpet? Is there any protocol to disinfecting this stuff? I was originally thinking ozone where does one rent a unit?
Thank you all so much!! From Jetta Interior wet carpet, etc. Have you cut the nipples off the drains in the door jams? I did that to mine after mine got backed up, and hasn't happen since. Find More Posts by dieselpower Did you clean the gunk out from behind the front mudflaps?VW Golf Mk5 Water Leak In Footwell, Drainage Points
The windscreen bay drains end up there and are often blocked. I had the same problem. I cleaned out the gunk, and then put sealant around the bonnet release grommet and ECU. That worked for me. Good luck. TDI s : 02 jetta. I was trying to see if there was water coming in when driving around.
Have you ever changed the cabin air filter under the passenger side wiper? The plastic cover over it is an integral part of draining runoff from the windshield. I had damaged the plastic cover, and it caused a massive leak that allowed rain water to fill up the blower motor housing. It then drips onto the carpet in the passenger footwell.