convertible top leaks

Asked by Nov 02, 2008 at 10:40 AM about the 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GS Spyder

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

rain comes in the little speaker from mirror i guess. front and rear floorboards, carpet gets soaking wet, and rear seat. even when washing the floors get soaked. after it rains the rear seat cushion will soak you when you sit down. recommendations???

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Take it to a shop that you trust. They can be a pain to diagnose and/or fix, but they see it all the time and should be able to fix you right up. If you want, you could could let down a window a tad and seal up the end of a vaccum hose in it. Put the hose on the blow side of the shop vac and pump up your car with air. Spray the spots that could be leaking with soapy water and look for air escaping in the form of bubbles. That could lead you in the right direction.

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