Why is the floor of my car always wet?

Leaking Heater Core Another possible cause of wet carpet, especially in the front of the car, when it hasn't been raining, is a leak from the heater core.

Car heaters circulate coolant through the dashboard area to heat the car, and if the heater core springs a leak, coolant can drip onto the floor.

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Why is the passenger side floor bord of my 1998 Nissan Maxima always wet or damp?

If it is wet with engine coolant you have a leaky heater core.If it is wet with water you have a plugged AC condensation drain.

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Why is my passenger side floor wet?

Diagnose and fix water on floor passenger side.A damp carpet or water on floor passenger side situation can be caused by a plugged AC condensate drain line, a leaking heater core, leaking windshield seal, a problem with sunroof drains or water ingestion from the fresh air intake on your car's HVA...

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Why is my floor wet in my house?

If the tile surface is cooler than the warm, humid room air, the moisture inside the air becomes the dampness on the floor tile when the warm air and cool floor meet.The cause can also be standing water underneath the house.This moisture causes condensation on the tile floor above it.

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Why is the footwell of my car wet?

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Why is your 2004 Buick Rainier Passenger Floor Getting Wet?

If this happens all the time and not only in a rain storm, a wet passenger floor is probably caused by a leaking heater core. The heater core channels engine coolant inside for use heating the interior. There may also be excess condensation (fog) on the inside of the windshield. Those with experi...

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Why is the floorboard of my truck wet?

Water present on the floorboard is usually caused by one of two things.Water is circulated into the passenger compartment through the heater core.The heater core is heated by the engine coolant.If this hose becomes restricted, the water that condenses on the evaporator core will leak into the pas...

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Why is my car wet inside?

One or a number of the following things could cause condensation inside the car: Wet clothes/shoes/pets – water on these items will slowly evaporate into the cabin air or, if heavily soaked, cause the seats and carpet to become wet.A water leak.

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Why is the carpet wet in my car?

Another possible cause of wet carpet, especially in the front of the car, when it hasn't been raining, is a leak from the heater core.Car heaters circulate coolant through the dashboard area to heat the car, and if the heater core springs a leak, coolant can drip onto the floor.

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Why is my car wet on the inside?

One or a number of the following things could cause condensation inside the car: Wet clothes/shoes/pets – water on these items will slowly evaporate into the cabin air or, if heavily soaked, cause the seats and carpet to become wet.A water leak.No circulation of fresh air.

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What is making the drivers floor board wet?

if its not heater cole ...it could be water getting in from outside your car vents near the wipers clog up with leaves etc.

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Is it safe to drive your car when the floor is soaking wet?

It is safe to drive, it won't burt into flames. Your concern should be the mold that will eventually grow.

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Why is there water on the passenger side floor of my car?

A damp carpet or water on floor passenger side situation can be caused by a plugged AC condensate drain line, a leaking heater core, leaking windshield seal, a problem with sunroof drains or water ingestion from the fresh air intake on your car's HVAC system.

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Why would your car floor keep getting wet even though there arent any visible holes?

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What do you do when your car floor gets wet?

Start by positioning a fan, two if possible, so that it blows across the car's floors and seats from one side to the other.A shop fan is perfect for this.Keep the car's doors open and leave the fans running for at least a day inside your garage.This should thoroughly dry out any remaining moisture.

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Why is Right rear floor mat on 2004 accord soaking wet?

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How do you dry out a wet car floor?

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Why is there water on my car floor?

Answer: Water is leaking in from under your glove box because you either have an evaporator drain that is clogged, or you have some other leak.You'll need to find the point of entry by either water testing your vehicle, or try unclogging the evaporator drain by using a coat hanger or compressed a...

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Why is my floorboard wet passenger side?

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Why is coolant on the floor of your car?

Your heater core is leaking. It needs repaired or replaced.

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Why would your car floor keep getting wet even though there aren't any visible holes?

Your coffee holder isn't holding your coffee? :-) If it doesn't smell like antifreeze (heatercore leak) then I would be suspect of a plugged drainhole in the wiper transmission cowl area. This time of year leaves will plug it up and water flows in through the firewall area. It would also be good ...

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Why are my floorboards wet in my car?

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Why is my coolant always low?

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Why is my clutch sticking to the floor?

Sticking or binding in the pedal linkage, cable, cross shaft, or pivot ball are common causes.Sometimes a blockage or worn seals in the hydraulic system can also cause a hard clutch.Another problem associated with clutches is a worn throw-out bearing, sometimes called a clutch release bearing.

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Why is the passenger side of your car floor soaked when it rains but there are no wet spots on the roof or windows?

Simple, you have a leak. Suspect that it is leaking from the cowl. Check the drain for the condenser and see if it is plugged. Check for debris below the window in the channel.

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When air condition is on instead of condensation going outside its getting your floor board wet?

The condensation drain is plugged. We don't know what vehicle you have so we can't tell you where the drain is located.

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The temperature sender is probably grounded out and keeping it on.

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