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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 01-02-2009, 08:47 PM
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Unhappy Damp/Wet Floor Driver and Passenger Sides

As the title reads damp floor in patches on drivers side, passengers and rear passenger side (NOTE:Right hand side drive). It has been raining but no leaks from roof, seems to be water under carpet. The car is parked undercover and on flat ground. Please HELP!
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Old 01-02-2009, 08:54 PM
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In my truck and my buddies jeep it was leaking down from the windshield. There was some holes/cracks in the weather stripping around the windshield.
Not sure if that's what is wrong with yours but may be worth checking out.
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Old 01-03-2009, 07:42 AM
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It's usually the drains toward the bottom of the A pillars being clogged, the drains in the sunroof being clogged, or a leak in the windshield molding.
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Could be a faulty/leaking heater matrix. Keep a close eye on your coolant level until you identify the source of the h2o.
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