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Old 08-09-2018, 08:12 AM
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Water LEAKS

Aight, it's been rainy here, and the last 2 days when my wife gets home from work I've noticed water in the rear drivers floormat, i scratched my head and looked around and can't figure out where it's coming from

It's been some pretty bad storms, granted, but this is a new car and it still shouldn't be leaking like this, anyone else have this issue?

 

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Old 08-09-2018, 08:32 AM
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Given the location, probably the upper door gasket.

Leaks seemed to be relatively common on earlier GKs made in Mexico. That seemed to be resolved, though.

Door gaskets and sunroof drains, sometimes poorly sealed body panels were the culprits.
 
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Take a look at this video too:
 
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Old 08-09-2018, 10:24 AM
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I checked the upper door seals, and they seem fine, so I guess that issue behind the door in the video is probably my problem, hopefully an easy fix since I'll be back there to replace the speakers anyway

thanks a lot for the video!
 
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You're welcome, it's ToddF's video btw: ToddF
 
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Old 08-14-2018, 03:48 PM
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Mine Did that on the right front...the dealer replaced a door seal, all was good. This seems to be an issue.
 
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Bummer, hopefully it's a quick fix through dealer. Good luck!
 
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Old 01-06-2019, 01:47 AM
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I checked the upper door seals, and they seem fine, so I guess that issue behind the door in the video is probably my problem, hopefully an easy fix since I'll be back there to replace the speakers anyway

thanks a lot for the video!
Bumping thread to see if you removed panel and what you did to fix the leak. I am getting water in back foot well now also.
 
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Old 01-06-2019, 11:54 PM
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So I'm 99% sure it was the seal issue in the linked video above, but I never actually did anything about it. It ended up going away on its own after a few weeks, not sure if a seal ended up forming a proper shape in the heat of the summer or what.
 
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So I'm 99% sure it was the seal issue in the linked video above, but I never actually did anything about it. It ended up going away on its own after a few weeks, not sure if a seal ended up forming a proper shape in the heat of the summer or what.
that was probably it , if that gutter in the door trim was collecting water after a rain , it was leaking past the plastic sheet behind the door panel . the panel itself is just a cover , it won't stop
any water that gathers behind it . on my front right door it was leaking past bottom of the speaker mount . resealed it and the problem never came back
 
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Old 01-07-2019, 03:35 PM
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I love how the youtube vid was made in the rain. gives it extra "character"
 
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Old 01-20-2019, 01:55 PM
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Unhappy Wet Floors - common problem?

Hello, I have 2018 Fit Sport. Picked it up at the end of November and noticed condensation on the inside of the car as the temps got colder. Pulled up the rubber floor mats and found the floor in the back seats to be damp. During the last rain, I put towels down on the floor of each seat to see where it is coming in. To my surprise, the only dry towel was on the front passenger side. The other three were soaked! It's going back to the dealer, but any thoughts? Common problem? All my trim seems to be in place.

Thank you, Dave
 
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Give this a look: Wet floors
 
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It seems a little unusual for a 2018 to have the wet floor problem.
 
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Old 01-21-2019, 10:24 AM
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I've read that, but hoped they'd have this worked out by 2018. I like the Fit overall (especially driving a six speed), but I've been back to the dealer for problems twice already. I didn't expect this from a new Honda. Glad to hear it's not a common problem, hope the dealer can fix it.
 
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I had the leaky trunk in the 08 I owned. I have a 2017 now. I haven't noticed any problems. Maybe a seal or something is clogged and that's what is causing the problem. Just a guess though.
 
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What I've seen with leaks in the GK are sunroof drains and the plastic barrier behind the door panels not sealed properly. Since you've got a sport, then no sunroof so I'd guess it's the plastic barrier behind the door panels.
 
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Old 01-21-2019, 04:03 PM
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I've done a bunch of reading thanks to this site and I see what the problem is... seems like a design flaw that should have been fixed years ago. Maybe they stuck rubber floor mats in hoping I wouldn't notice? Anyway, I'm hoping the dealer will fix it for me. I have the tools to take the doors apart, but a 2018 with just a bit over 200 miles should not have water on the floor.
 
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Old 01-25-2019, 11:38 AM
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Ended up cancelling my appt. with the dealer. We had a heavy rain yesterday for a good 6 hours and my floors are totally dry! Over the weekend we had a light rain for a day and it left me with two puppy pads (that's how I soak up the water) full of water. The only difference is the light rain happened while the temps were close to freezing and the heavy rain we were in the mid 50's. Maybe ice played a factor last time? I'll continue to observe.
 
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Old 01-25-2019, 01:02 PM
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Hey Dave
The ol GD3 has a problem under that black strip on the roof. Towards the back the seam sealer cracks and the water comes down the side and right into the foot wells!
GLWR
 

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