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Honda Pilot Wet Carpet from Leaks
Last post on Jan 29, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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Honda, Interior, SUV
#1 of 58 wet carpet
Feb 03, 2007 (5:04 pm)
Its been almost a year now since I purchased my 2003 Pilot. Since then, carpet keeps getting wet.
Had it serviced in September of 2006 and the service guy said water was coming from firewall, whatever that is. Meanwhile, the Pilot was sent back for service with the same problem. This time a water doctor looked over my Pilot said the problem was fixed. However, my carpet is starting to get wet again. Is anyone out there having this annoying problem?
#3 of 58 Re: wet carpet [cameramatt]
Feb 10, 2007 (9:19 pm)
Thanks for your suggestion. This is an issue that needs to be fixed. There should be a recall on this matter.
#4 of 58 Re: wet carpet [ivy427]
Feb 28, 2007 (6:26 pm)
This time a water doctor looked over my Pilot said the problem was fixed.
A "water doctor" is simply a guy with a garden hose who squirts the car hoping to find the source of the leak. You can do the same thing, probably better and without the hourly rate. Pay attention to what happens to water draining off the windshield -- i.e., under the hood, check to see if draining water finds any unsealed seams or missing plugs. You've been patient if you've been putting up with this for more than a year.
#6 of 58 water on carpet
Mar 31, 2007 (7:23 pm)
Had this same problem with an accord. the fix was simply run the a/c on recirculate all the time and the evaporator (or whatever in under the dash) won't condensate and drip water on your carpet
#8 of 58 water barrier
Oct 02, 2007 (5:05 pm)
if its coming form a source thats dripping, you can at least put down some of this carpet protection stuff to help keep the carpet dry (though you'll have to have something else there to soak it up). it helped me when i was havign sunroof problems
#10 of 58 Re: wet carpet [ivy427]
Feb 20, 2010 (8:42 am)
I've had the same problem for over 2 years now. I don't understand how Honda doesn't have any recalls on this problem! I have read so many people have the same problem and can't seem to find the exact cause. Of course It's out of warrenty. Honda Corp. said to bring it to a Honda dearlership. I can't afford their costs!! So we went to local mechanics. We were told it's the windshield, that it wasn't properly installed, so we replaced it, still problems. Next guy said the same, replaced windshield again cleaned out drains. Still problems. Next guy removed both front fenders and sealed anything & everything he could find. Still problems. It's going back in shop monday to check out what other areas that I have read in different forums. Maybe one will be the right one!