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post #1 of 4 Old 08-03-2011, 09:32 AM Thread Starter
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the other day, I noticed that there was a damp patch near the gearstick on our cmax. Looking up, i saw some water drops hanging off the front interior light cluster - just above the rear view mirror.

As the cmax has recently had a new windscreen, I thought it could be a leaking seal, however, for the water to get to the interior light cluster, it must have come in further up - possibly around the radio aerial point. Thing is, the headlining seemed to be bone dry.

Anyone else come across this - could it be condensation of some sort?

Any ideas greatly appreciated.

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post #2 of 4 Old 08-03-2011, 12:55 PM
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Ive heard of water ingress in front footwell, and in the boot, but not in the headlining.

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post #3 of 4 Old 08-03-2011, 04:45 PM
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If you have heated screen and/or rain/light sensors there is an earth strap fixed up amongst the ariel fitting. I would take it back to the screen fitter and get them to fix the leak.

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post #4 of 4 Old 08-06-2011, 04:00 AM
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Could be the the aerial seal perishing. Had this on my old van, I just put some sealant around it from the inside and that solved it.


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