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Unread 06-21-2010, 02:41 PM   #1
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water in the jeep?

does anyone else get about 2-3 inches of water in there jeep with the top on after a big storm cause it happens every time it rains and idk where it would come from

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Unread 06-21-2010, 02:48 PM   #2
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Probably from the windshield. Check this out:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/t...up-how-628941/

It will get you started. I ended up drilling a hole on each side of my windshield frame to let the water drain.
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Unread 06-21-2010, 03:03 PM   #3
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That is a good write up by Rusty although I disagree about cutting a inch off of the hose on the firewall.

Just clean it and watch it. If you cut it you may have motor odor and fumes coming into your cab. The cowl drain is the first place to look for your leak.
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Unread 06-21-2010, 05:11 PM   #4
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Pull the floor plugs and you wont get 2-3" of water.
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Unread 06-21-2010, 07:44 PM   #5
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Take my advice and find the source of the water or else risk your Jeep to the angry gods of rust and tetanus.
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