Wet carpet in cargo after a full days rain...any idea where its getting in?

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  1. lowpost99

    lowpost99 TYF Newbie

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    Any ideas on where to begin to look for the cause of a wet cargo carpet mainly right side and between the rear right wheel well and the right tailgate marker I got a wet area like 15" x 15".
     
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    I would maybe pull off the right rear applique and see if any of the vent slots are broken if so then water is probably getting in from there and/or check the seal around the rear hatch/3rd brake light area there's really no other way it could be getting in.
     
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    lowpost99 TYF Newbie

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    Ok will do. Thanks.
     
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    Make sure to note the vehicle attitude when it is raining. If you are pointed downhill then the leak may stem more rearward of where you notice the wet carpet/padding.
     
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    Be sure to check the roof rack bolts if thy are loose it can leak there too.
     
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    drain holes in body are probably blocked
     

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