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Water Leak in Cars, Trucks and SUV’s
Both the windshield and rear back glass window in my truck leak, can Phoenix Glass fix it for me? We   sure   can   but   we   would   want   to   be   sure   its   actually   your   windshield   and   rear   back   glass   window   that   is leaking.      Customers   call   or   stop   by   our   Knoxville   auto   glass   service   center   with   what   they   think   is   a   leaking windshield   or   back   glass   problem   almost   daily.      Truth   be   told   if   we   look   at   10   factory   or   quality   installed   leaking windshields   only   about   1   or   2   of   them   on   average   actually   turn   out   to   be   the   windshield   or   back   glass   leaking.     The   majority   of   the   leaks   we   see   in   vehicles   turn   out   to   be   a   body   seam,   a   sunroof,   or   as   of   late   an   Onstar   or satellite   radio   antenna.      Pickup   trucks   can   add   other   items   like   trim   rings   around   the   rear   window   and   third   break lights   to   the   list   of   possible   entry   points   for   the   water   to   invade.      An   easy   and   cheap   way   to   diagnosis   your windshield,   side   window   or   rear   back   glass   window   leak   your   self   is   to   run   water   on   just   the   window   in   question being   absolutely   sure   not   to   allow   anything   beyond   that   point   to   get   wet.       If   nothing   else   is   getting   wet   and   you   see   water   dripping   from the   window   in   question   chances   are   you   have   found   the   problem,   if   not   keep   moving   the   water   forward   or   backward   about   10   inches   at   a time   every   10   minutes   or   so   until   you   see   water   leaking   inside.      Your   goal   is   to   find   where   the   water   is   entering   the   vehicle.      There nothing   like   spending   your   hard   earned   money   having   your   windshield,   back   glass   or   quarter   repaired   or   replaced   only   to   find   out   later down the road that the windshield or other window wasn’t the problem all along.
There nothing like spending your hard earned money having your windshield repaired or replaced and find out later that windshield wasnít the problem all along and unfortunately it happens all the time.
My Ford pickup rear back glass window is leaking, Can Phoenix Glass solve the problem? Yes   we   can!   Certain   model   year   mid   and   full   size   Ford   pickup   stationary   and   sliding   back   glass   windows   have   a   few issues   to   take   into   account.      There   are   5   probable   places   water   can   be   entering   onto   the   cab.      The   following   link   will take you to our page about Ford Pickup Back Glass Leaks.
My Ford Mustang has a leaking windshield.  The water is coming from under the dash and is puddling up in the passenger front floor. We   sure   can   but   it   may   not   your   windshield   thats   leaking.      Ford   Mustangs   have   a   issue   with   water   leaking   into the   passengers   compartment   through   the   Heat/Air   conditioning   system.      There   are   water   drains   located   in   the cowl   area   well   below   the   windshield   that   become   plugged   with   debris   like   tree   leaves   and   such.      When   that happens   the   water   rises   and   enters   the   vehicles   passenger   compartment   through   the   HVAC   air   intake   duct   and literally   floods   the   passengers   side   of   the   interior   compartment   of   the   vehicle.   It’s   a   simple   fix   that   entails removing   the   windshield   cowling   and   cleaning   the   debris   from   the   cowl   area,   unplugging   the   drain   ports   and replacing   the   cabin   air   intake   filter.      Once   we   make   sure   thats   the   actual   problem   it   only   takes   about   an   hour   to   have   you   back   on   the road   again.      If   your   a   DIY   person   and   decide   to   take   on   this   task   your   self   be   extremely   careful   around   the   bottom   edge   of   the   windshield or you’ll be seeing us sooner then you’d like to.
The lower windshield cowl cover must be removed to gain full access to the compartment The lower windshield cowl cover must be removed to gain full access to the compartment The lower windshield cowl cover must be removed to gain full access to the compartment The cabin air filter will also be full of debris and more than likely covered with mold so it must be changed. The lower windshield cowl cover must be removed to gain full access to the compartment The lower windshield cowl cover must be removed to gain full access to the compartment Diagnosing a Ford Mustang water leak
Aside   form   the   obvious   job   of   cleaning   the   gook   out   of   the   HVAC   air   intake   compartment   and   drains,   the   worse   part   of   performing   this repair   on   this   particular   mustang      pictured   was   fighting   off   the   mosquitoes   that   were   breading   and   swarming   within   the   compartment   so if you decide to try this repair yourself you may want to have a can of insect killer on hand.
My Dodge pickup has a leaking windshield, what needs be done to fix it? It    turned    out    the    original    factory    installed    windshield wasn’t   leaking.      What   we   found   was   a   hole   in   the   top   of the    pinchweld    above    the    windshields    urethane    seal allowing    rain    water    to    entering    through    the    hole    and exiting   between   the   two   layers   of   metal.      It   wasn’t   a problem   related   to   a   spot   weld.   We   think   this   may   have been   caused   by   some   form   of   electrolysis   between   the two layers of pinchweld metal.
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My BMW 528i has a leaking windshield, the water is coming out behind the glove is soaking the carpet on the passengers side, can Phoenix Glass repair it? We   sure   can!      BMW’s   and   many   other   European   vehicles   have   a   tendency   to   have   an   interior   water   leak   issue   occur   if   the   HVAC   cabin   air filtration   system   is   allowed   to   become   stopped   up   with   debris.      It   only   takes   a   minor   blockage   of   the   HVAC   and   lower   windshield   cowl water   drains   to   bring   about   a   problem   and   it   turned   out   this   was   indeed   one   of   the   problems   with   this   BMW.   There   wasn’t   any   part   of both   of   the   air   intakes   on   this   vehicle   that   wasn’t   totally   blocked   from   the   top   of   the   housings   to   the   bottom   of   the   water   drains   that   run down   behind   the   front   tire   wheel   wells.      We   also   found   a   second   very   serious   water   leak   from   the   sunroof   of   this   vehicle.      This   car   hadn’t been   driven   for   several   weeks   and   when   the   leaks   were   discovered   the   rear   seat   and   much   of   the   vehicles   carpet   were   completely covered   in   multiple   types   of   mold,   some   which   we   have   never   seen   before.      Mold   and   the   air   fresheners   that   typically   follow   can   be   very serious health hazard especially for children.
A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains A very serious water leak in a BMW 528i caused by debris stopping up the HVAC drains Ford Ranger rear window back glass leaks
My Chevy Monte Carlo has a leaking windshield that is soaking the carpet on the passengers side, can Phoenix Glass repair it? We   sure   can   but   it   may   not   be   your   windshield   that   is   leaking.      Over   the   years   we   have   seen   many   Chevy   Monte Carlos   with   this   type   of   leak   and   it   usually   turns   out   to   be   caused   by   water   entering   the   cabin   through   the   cabin air   intake   filter   into   the   HVAC   system.      There   is   a   rubber   weather   strip   under   the   lower   windshield   cowling   that’s about   20   inches   long   that   serves   as   a   dam   to   route   the   rain   water   that   rolls   down   the   windshield   around   the HVAC   system   opening.      More   times   than   not   we   have   found   it   laying   on   top   of   the   cabin   air   filter   or   not   far   from it.      Typically   it’s   removed   and   not   reinstalled   properly   after   having   the   cabin   intake   filter   replaced   and   sometimes it’s   disturbed   during   a   windshield   installation.      In   other   cases   it’s   been   discarded   as   an   extra   part   by   someone who found it beneath the cowling and didn’t know what it was for.
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