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Old 04-02-2015, 12:48 PM
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My 01 Monte Carlo SS is getting water inside the door. I cant find out where it is coming from I have taking off the door panels and even poured water at the door and still cannot find where the water is coming in it has anyone else had this trouble with maybe seals leaking around the window? Thanks for the responses guys in advance
 
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Old 04-02-2015, 01:06 PM
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The doors let water in at the base of the window, but it should also drain the water out, I would assume that your drain is clogged.

Open your doors, and pull back on the bottom trim of the door. You will see a hole that is most likely clogged, take a stick or something to get the gunk out, and a whole bunch of water will probably pour out as well.
 
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I had the same problem as well. Do exactly as mike said and you'll be fine. Park at a slight incline because the drain is toward the open side of the door and this will allow gravity to take effect.
 
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Old 04-04-2015, 08:06 PM
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It happened to my Monte as well. The hole was clogged by a piece of leaf.
 
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I drilled a few more small drain holes in my doors. I also enlarged the holes that were already there by a small amount. Result? No more water sloshing around. If you have a sunroof, it would not be a bad idea to blow out the drain tubes on each corner. Use compressed air.
 

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Sounds great I really appreciate the help from guys like you. I will
Look at the door tonight when I get off work and try that out. Also may try drilling the hole little bigger maybe a few more holes wouldn't hurt. Thanks again guys
 
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Old 04-06-2015, 07:11 AM
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******* New question for you guys though******
It rained this weekend pretty heavy for about 10 hours.
Not sure that the doors are getting even close to 2 inches in my door and the back floor board had a gallon maybe more of water on the passenger side behind the seat. Could this be from the door? Maybe the sunroof? Thanks again guys you all are a big help
 
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That could very well be the sunroof drains
 
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Awesome thanks. Where can I find the drain holes ?
 
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Use a source of compressed air and blow out the drains from the top. There is a drain port at each corner of the sunroof tray.
 

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