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Unread 01-29-2014, 10:24 AM   #1
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Water leak

Any idea where water would be leaking in a cj5? I have water that leaks through somewhere behind the dash and I can't pinpoint the location

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Unread 01-29-2014, 10:47 AM   #2
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I'd be more interested in finding out where water won't leak. Sad but true.

You've got the cowl vent, the windshield to cowl seal, the windshield frame itself, the top to windshield frame seal, etc. Lots of possibilities.
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Unread 01-29-2014, 10:58 AM   #3
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My guess is the cowl vent, that'd be the first place I'd check.
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Unread 01-29-2014, 11:25 AM   #4
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Rain water or coolent water???
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Unread 01-29-2014, 11:35 AM   #5
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What type of 'water'?
Coolant would be heater core.
Rain-from just about anydangplace.
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Unread 01-29-2014, 07:00 PM   #6
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Just water when it rains
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Unread 01-29-2014, 07:05 PM   #7
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Likely coming from the cowl vent, just about all of the Jeeps leak there (CJ, YJ, and TJs) at some point. May be as simple as cleaning it out, usually isn't too difficult to fix.
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Unread 01-30-2014, 06:22 AM   #8
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Thus, is why Jeeps have drain holes in the floor.....
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Unread 01-30-2014, 07:36 AM   #9
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I was having a similar mystery leak...found mine to be in the rear hood channel. Some of the factory sealant wore away allowing an interior leak.

Good luck!
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