answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

On my 1999 Sahara it was coming in from the fresh air vent and also behind the battery is the housing for the air intake fan, the seal at the bottom was leaking water in through the firewall and passenger floor. $6 black all weather silicone and I'm back in the water w/out leaks. For the air intake vent remove the cowl ( where the wiper motor is located and remove the air cover, you can replace the seal, I just made my own gasket with the silicone, reinstalled and resealed. For the fan housing I had to remove the battery and sealed the exposed seams between the plastic housing and metal firewall the original seal became porous and water would just leak in. Cost $6 and about 2hr of work. When removing the battery I found it easier to lift one end and insert a rope make a handle around the 4 sides to pull it up easier.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-10-20 17:02:43
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why would water be leaking under the dash on your 1997 sport after a long rain?
Write your answer...
Submit
Related questions

What would cause a radiator water leak from under the hood if not hoses leaking?

maybe your radiator is broken and you need to get a new one or just get a reparation if the radiator starts leaking when is in use it may be leaking because of the pressure of the water.


Why would hot water be leaking from under the dash?

Probably on the passenger side, under the glove box. The heater core is leaking, you should probalbly smell something sweet with the car running. That's the anti freeze.


Why would you have water leaking from under the dash on a 1987 Olds Calais?

2 possibilities.....1 your ac evaporator drain is plugged and needs to be cleaned out. 2 if it is coolant your heater core his leaking.


Why would water be leaking from under the passenger side of a car?

If you have your air conditioning running it is the moisture that is pulled out of the air when it is being cooled. That water is then expelled outside of the car


Why would a cutlass supreme leak antifreeze from the belt system?

Hose leaking Water pump leaking


Why would a 95 T-Bird be leaking coolant and why would the speedometer not work under 30 miles an hour?

There are hoses, gaskets amd water pump which cause leaking. Check it out where the coolant is comming from.. The speed sensor is probablu bad.


You own a Chevy 305 it is leaking water from in between valve covers under carb near distrubutor is this a head gasket?

NO NO, That would be a intake gasket leaking, not a head gasket. You also should check where the heater hose hooks up on the intake, it may be leaking.


Why would the rear air conditioning leak in a Chevy Suburban?

If you mean "Why would the rear A/C be leaking water?" then the answer is condensation. There is a plastic catch pan under the rear A/C evaperator that all of the condensing water is supposed to be caught in then funneled out of the cab through a hose that runs inside the trim of the back pillar, to be dumped on the ground under the rear wheel. If there is a crack in the catch pan, or a clog in the hose, the result will be brackish water leaking into the interior. If you mean "Why would the rear A/C be leaking refrigerant" then the answer is a broken refrigerant line in the rear A/C unit.


1999 Buick LaSabre why would antifreeze be leaking on the side of the ac compressor?

Perhaps water pump is leaking?


Water leaking from back of engine ford explorer?

If it's just plain water leaving a little puddle under your vehicle it would be condensation from your air conditioning if it has been running.


What would cause water to come into the passenger side from under the dashboard?

If it is water it is probably the condensation drain plugged up with crud. If it is engine coolant it is probably the heater core leaking.


Gas whater heater is leaking water at the top?

This could be numerous factors, however, the most likely of factors would be either the TP valve leaking or the hot water heater irtself is leaking (burst).


How do you clean up the mess made by leaking plumbing in a crawl space under a home?

That would depend if the leak was from a potable water supply or toxic raw sewerage or storm water piping


Why would rain leak into car from under passenger side of dash?

It can be one of 3 things. My first guess would be a leaking heater core considering the area where it is leaking. Are you sure this is water and not coolant. If it tastes sweet or is slick to the touch, it is coolant and you have a leaking heater core that must be replaced. Secondly it can be the windshield seal that is leaking. And 3rd it may be that the drain holes below the windshield cowl are stopped up allowing water to enter the passenger compartment.


What would cause Water to blow into the car from the defrost vents?

If we are talking rain water not engine coolant I would suspect the drains under the cowl are plugged up with debris (leaves and such). If it is engine coolant then I would suspect the heater core is leaking.


Can anybody tell me why a 2000 Ford wind-star would be leaking coolant under the car?

Assuming you mean under the front of the car, the water pump, hoses or radiator could be at fault.


Why is there A burning smell is coming from under the hood of my mazada mp3 with white smoke?

white smoke = Leaking water (anti-freeze) head gasket, bad water pump... cracked block... p blue smoke = burning oil i would suggest a leaking head gasket


Why would water be leaking under the dash on 2002 jeep wrangler sport with hard top after a rain?

My 2002 Wrangler came from the factory with the same problem. There is a seal or gasket around the main body or "Tub" -around the fire wall or top of the hood-and it was leaking there and dripping under the dash. They had a factory rep replace it and it hasn't leaked since. The other possibility that older Wranglers have is they leak at the gasket under the windshield, but the 2002 seems a bit young for that so the other is more likely in my opinion.


What would be leaking in front of the motor near the bands in a 97 Saturn coupe?

If you mean the serpentine belt by "bands" than I would guess that it's the water pump. I had a bad coolant leak on my 97 SL2 and diagnosed it as being the water pump. It was leaking right from the pump, which is towards the bottom of the engine. Look at the diagram for the serpentine belt under the hood and see if that could be where it's leaking from. Hope that helps.


Why is your radiator leaking water?

the lead that goes to radiator came out, when l put back in would not hold and now leaking, water pressure was low and water is funny colour (kinda red)


Why would you have antifreeze leaking from under the dash on 1989 S10 Blazer?

heater core???


Why would my 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport be smoking from the exhaust after an oil change?

too much oil check level It could depends on what color the smoke is. If it is white smoke, water is leaking into the engine, If the smoke is black oil is leaking in your engine and you may want to check gaskets and seals.


Why is there radiator water leaking on the passenger side floorboard of Hyundai Excel?

This would be caused by a leaking heater core, or a leak in the plumbing associated with it.


Would water leaking under glove compartment have anything to do with new servo pipes being replaced?

That is not very likely . Much more possible is a leak in the heater core.


Why would the cold water in your kitchen sink come out VERY hot first and the floor around the kitchen sink is also very hot?

Are you talking about pipes under a slab here? If so you probably have a hot water line under the slab leaking that is heating the water in the cold line.