water getting in the car

Asked by Oct 07, 2016 at 07:59 AM about the Ford Mustang

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when it rains hard my mustang pours water on passenger floor board for up under the dash why would this be happing

2 Answers

27,125

water from the cowl and windshield drains to the ground via channels in the fender if those get fouled up with debris it can cause water to back up in the cowl area, get in there and clean it out. Make sure the drain for the heater box is also clear of debris. You'll see where the vent inlet for outside air is in the cowl, that should also have a drain. Basically go through all these areas and clear the drains. If you absolutely cannot find the leak, get the UV dyes from a parts store, just add a drop of dye on the outside of the car, run a hose over that area, and see if you see the dye on the inside of the car. If not move on to another area.

15

What year is the Stang? Is it a convertible or a coupe?

Your Answer

Ford Mustang Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    4,630
  • #2
    Bob Beaman
    Reputation
    1,270
  • #3
    COMETGUY61
    Reputation
    1,110
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
443 Great Deals out of 30,818 listings starting at $2,495
Used Dodge Challenger
253 Great Deals out of 22,373 listings starting at $7,488
Used Dodge Charger
429 Great Deals out of 28,427 listings starting at $2,490
Used Chevrolet Corvette
188 Great Deals out of 19,862 listings starting at $2,490
Used Ford Shelby GT500
604 listings starting at $23,495
Used Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
8 Great Deals out of 301 listings starting at $4,995
Used Ford F-150
2,580 Great Deals out of 197,074 listings starting at $1,300
Used BMW 3 Series
1,090 Great Deals out of 33,467 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Shelby GT350
1,517 listings starting at $45,991
Used BMW M3
34 Great Deals out of 2,019 listings starting at $6,995
Used Jeep Wrangler
354 Great Deals out of 17,375 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,273 Great Deals out of 169,086 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan 370Z
73 Great Deals out of 2,733 listings starting at $9,390
Used Nissan 350Z
52 Great Deals out of 1,234 listings starting at $3,000
Used Subaru WRX STI
30 Great Deals out of 1,559 listings starting at $24,771

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.