Renault Clio | Water Leak Found | Scuttle

Renault Clio | Water Leak Found | Scuttle
Jan
01
2021

We have seen a lot of these down the years. There is a trough in front of the bulkhead under the 'scuttle' which is the plastic panel just under the windscreen.

This trough has a drainage hole on either side. Over time, leaves and other debris finds its way down your windscreen into this area, and it can eventually block your drainage holes. The trough then fills with water and leaks past the bulkhead into the passenger compartment.

Solution: Unblock the holes and then clean up the passenger compartment. The carpets need to come up, the water sucked out and the car dried.

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Up  to a third of the cost of your car was computers, processors and sensors. Delicate  electrical systems hidden under your carpets, which might now be sitting in water. 

 

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Question: "I drove through a ford when the water was too high and flooded my car. Can you help?"

Answer: Yes, we have done many of these over the years, usually through insurance companies. Give us a call, and we can talk about it. 

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