water on the floor, drivers side front and back every time it rains how do I fix this?


Asked by Jun 14, 2013 at 10:43 PM about the 1994 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

Bruce Klug

Front and back of what? Could be a leaky windshield, or not.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer

you may want to investigate either of these kits~


I can't even figure out what advice these guys were trying to give me. I still have water on the floor drivers side front and back. wtf? (I learned that from my daughter!) So how do I fix this? can you send me a letter or email me? I don't understand the internet too much yet. I'm working on it. So why is there water on my floor?

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.

Try to find where the water is coming from. If you have a sunroof, check to see if the drains are clogged. A common area for leaks is in the cowl at the bottom of the windshield. The dam around the HVAC air intake fails. The sealer on the body seams dries up too. A third place to look is around the bottom corners of the fire wall. They rust out and water enters there. --- Pull the carpet away from the firewall to see if water is traveling behind it. --- Meanwhile, drill a couple of small holes in the floor so the water can drain out.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

What I was trying to tell you is that a "weatherstripping kit" to directly fit your door is available...had not considered the sunroof---sure there are kits for those too~ have someone who's good with tools to help you replace the leaking weatherstrip.~

John Carson

When you drive in rain, or go to the car wash or wash it yourself, get a dry paper towel and run it across the top of the windshield. Down the side of the wind shields, along the inside doors BEFORE opening, and any other place you can think of how water may get in/ If you come up with a wet towel, go from there to eliminate areas no leaking. If you have a sun roof, and it was not factory installed, that is the first place to look, and the second if factory installed. Windshield would be third, the door seals second. Live in an area that spreads salt or other chemicals to melt salt? Check under the car for rotting floorboards. My first guess is as judge-roy suggested, door seals need fixing. The driver side is used the most, and that is where the water is coming in from.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • history of timing chain or oil problems for the 2004 model? 30 answers

    My car just died after the timing chain broke off and messed up the engine....Does that sound right? the car has just over 40,000 miles on it. No oil light came on no check engine light came on. Is th...

    2004 Chevrolet Cavalier


    Maintenance & Repair

  • window 7 answers

    Yes my passenger window wont go down and lwhen it rains it leaks in my car. What kind I do in a inexpensive way. Please help. This girl needs it.

    Chevrolet Cavalier


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Heat and A/C is only coming out of the passenger side dash vent!! 13 answers

    Hello,I have a 2004 Chevy Cavalier LS Sport. My Heat and A/C is only coming out of the passenger side dash vent. The reset of the inside vents are low to none. Also if I switch to front window defros...

    2004 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Drivers headlight is dim 7 answers

    I have a '98 Cavalier Z24 that the fog lights, running lights, park lights, & cruise control work fine until I turn on the head lights, then the drivers headlight goes dim and so does the fog light. O...

    1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Coupe


    Maintenance & Repair

  • WET FLOOR BOARDS 11 answers

    Every time it rains both floor boards on driver and passenger in side the car are soaking wet Had couple dealers and people check it out and no one can find out were its comming from .... I know abou...

    1996 Chevrolet Beretta Z26


    Maintenance & Repair


Looking for a Used Cavalier in your area?

CarGurus has 1,598 nationwide Cavalier listings and the tools to find you a great deal.


Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,670
#2 dandyoun
Reputation 1,220
#3 mbar1
Reputation 1,050
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic"
1,135 Great Deals out of 57,877 listings starting at $1,295
Used Honda Accord"
1,280 Great Deals out of 78,152 listings starting at $1,395
Used Chevrolet Impala"
894 Great Deals out of 35,537 listings starting at $795
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
813 Great Deals out of 39,041 listings starting at $2,650
Used Honda Civic Coupe"
317 Great Deals out of 16,153 listings starting at $799
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,378 Great Deals out of 66,831 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Camry"
1,595 Great Deals out of 97,672 listings starting at $895
Used Ford Mustang"
726 Great Deals out of 41,222 listings starting at $900
Used Nissan Altima"
1,397 Great Deals out of 87,430 listings starting at $1,195
Used Chevrolet Tahoe"
1,042 Great Deals out of 36,533 listings starting at $1,695
Used Pontiac Sunfire"
566 listings starting at $1,700