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#14 of 33 Re: Water intrusion Dakota 2006? [dewaltdakota]
Mar 19, 2007 (5:51 pm)
hello, been searching the net for any fixes for my dakota's soaked carpet on the PASSENGER side. came across your thread and would very much like to know more about your experience. a few other finds noted, things like "roof seams causing water to leak behind the dash and showing up under the carpet. by the way, we all agree that water is not showing up on top of the carpet, it is obviously rain water, (can tell the difference between antifreeze and water). also found that my cd player failing, not the radio, and electrical short causing my new high-quality battery to die overnight are also a widespread problems. as i am not under warranty, is there ANY help from dealers, or do i need to preform the fix for the leak, (and subsequent carpet damage) myself-if i can figure out the problem? thanks-mike
#15 of 33 Re: Water intrusion Dakota 2006? [pynazz]
Mar 21, 2007 (8:41 am)
removed the cowling, plastic kick plate and pulled back the carpet to inspect for leaks while my friend poured water on the right front pillar and into the cowling area. nothing. it seemed ridiculous to check the rear of my club cab, but i sprayed the seams between the roof and the cab in the rear and sure enough water is pouring in and goes straight to the floor pan on the passenger side. next i have to remove the camper shell to preform the repair. (hope i don't need to remove the back slider...) thanks-mike
Mar 24, 2007 (1:09 am)
Just picked up my 06 clubcab Laramie 3weeks ago.
Took it in yesterday for water dripping from the top screw cover on the drivers side grab bar every time it rained.
They said the independant leak guy that comes in once a week resealed the windshield and the roof seam.
Just gotta wait for rain to see??????
#17 of 33 Replacement Cup Holder
Jun 07, 2007 (5:38 am)
I am trying to find a place to buy a Cup Holder for my 1997 Dodge Dakota. I cant seem to find a place where they sell them. Could you help me??
#18 of 33 interior still stinks
Oct 31, 2007 (8:37 am)
I purchased a 2004 CPO Dakota CC almost 2 weeks ago. During the test drive there was a overpowering odor of carpet cleaning solution. I told the salesman that this odor had to be eliminated.
When I picked up the truck a couple of days later, the smell was barely noticable (all the windows were open) and I drove the truck home and shut everything and parked it. The next day I left it at home as it was pouring rain and I did not want to drive an unfamiliar truck in bad weather. The following day, Saturday, we went to use it and were immediately overcome with the odor that smelled like someone had gotten sick in the truck. I started investigating this and found the entire passenger side carpet and padding soaked. I immediately returned to the dealership and was told to bring it to service on Monday.
I went home and tried to dry it as best I could. Monday I brought it in and they found and fixed leaks in the windshield cowling and passenger door. They said they cleaned the carpet, but the padding was still damp. The next day it rained again. No additional water came in , but the carpeting is still damp from before.
Now, over a week later, I have the carpet pulled up the best I can, but it is still damp in places. The car still smells like vomit and my wife refuses to drive in it. I am going to being it back to service and have them honor the CPO clause of no odors or leaks. They fixed th leak, but the truck stinks.
Should I contact the salesman or just bring it to Service and let them handle it?
#19 of 33 Door lock problem
Nov 09, 2007 (12:07 pm)
My passenger side power door lock quit working. That is not the main problem though. The door is locked and now I can't unlock that door from the outside with the key. Cannot unlock the door from the inside using the lock/unlock pull on the door interior. The only way to open the door is with the interior door handle and you have to use a little force to get it to open. This started suddenly with no warning. Any ideas? Thank You.
#20 of 33 1994 Dodge Dakota Leaking Water
Mar 09, 2008 (12:09 pm)
Anyone encounter this issue? Both passenger and driver side floor get wet. Don't know where its coming from. Trying to sell and need to fix.
Any help is appreciated.
#21 of 33 water in dodge dakota cab carpet - fix
Apr 12, 2009 (4:17 pm)
Put armor all on the door seals. The seals dry out after some time, allowing the rain water to drain to the truck. 97 dodge dakota stopped leaking in to the cab after this.
#22 of 33 94 Dodge dakota leaking passenger side
Apr 15, 2009 (11:37 am)
washed the truck today and noticed water on the passenger side coming from up under the dash area around the heater , it is fresh clear water, the windshield was replaced about 3 years ago with no problems so not sure where this leak is coming from, any suggestions as to were to look ?
#23 of 33 Re: 94 Dodge dakota leaking passenger side [wing_commander]
Apr 19, 2009 (12:48 pm)
It's possible that the cowl drains have become clogged. A vehicle that old, and especially one that may have sat under a tree or been in a very dusty environment, will likely had some material in the cowl that's clogged the drains.
Of course, replacement glass has a bad reputation for causing leaks. Many installers seem to be afraid to use enough sealant. When my Dakota had the rear window replaced, it leaked. And it leaked again after they had removed it a second time.