Water Leaks

Car Water Leaks can cause a range of issues from steamed up and icy windows, to mould, bad odours and costly electrical problems. We have a range of methods for successfully detecting water leaks as well as having specialist processes and equipment to deal with decontamination, mould, and odours also drying your car.

Locating A Water Leak.

If you have water dripping on your shoulder from a leaky sunroof every time it rains then it's pretty obvious where your water leak is. But in the majority of cases you may suddenly find that your car begins to smell of stale water and your carpets are wet or damp with no obvious explanation or reason for the cause of the water leak.
If you are experiencing electrical problems in your car then this can also be a clear indication that water is leaking into the car.

Most cars will have just one water leak although in some cases there may be several water leaks in one area like around a windscreen for example.  A small minority of cars possibly may have several water leaks and this is often the case with cars that have experienced body damage, a recent respray or older cars where rubbers and seals may have perished uniformly.

Sometimes it's not really possible to know that there are additional leaks until the first leaks are identified and fixed.

Fixing The Water Leak.

Most cars have guttering and drainage holes which channel rain rainwater away from the car although a build up of dirt and debris can sometimes cause water to pool and backwash into places it isn't supposed to go.
Often just cleaning and removing the dirt and debris from those hard-to-reach areas is enough to solve the problem and again in most cases the same can be said of a build-up of dirt on rubber seals.

In our experience when a sunroof or windscreen leaks it is usually because the rubber seals have perished or due to the fact that the sunroof has  been incorrectly fitted or re-fitted. If we discover this to be the issue then we are affiliated to an established  local windscreen company who can undertake the refitting or repair to your windscreen.

We have found that there are a multitude of other reasons why your car may have a water leak and we have the ideal faclities to fix them here at our HQ in Chelmsford.

VIDEO: In this video we demonstrate how we detect, decontaminate, dry and repair a Water Leak on a new Mini purchased from a main dealer.

 

Water Leak Diagnosis & Repair Prices - Rates

75% of water leaks are detected in the first hour 95% are detected in the second hour.

After the inital hour the price of identifying and fixing water leaks is charged in 15 min blocks.

Prices - Rates:

Service Prices
Per hour (excluding parts) £42.00
Material Costs per Hour * £8.00

All prices include VAT

*For specialist machines and products such solvents. Normal materials/sundries are in included in the hourly rate, eg detergents, masks & gloves.

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"We can offer specialist advice on the best Water Leaks service to suit your requirements"

When bringing your car to New Again, we often ask you to explain exactly the reason for having your car Protected, Valeted or Repaired. Once we understand exactly what it is you are trying to achieve, we will appraise your vehicle using our detailed appraisal check-sheet allowing us to identify areas of concern and tailor specific services that match your requirements and budget.

If you are not sure what service you need and would like to speak to one of our technicians, simply request a callback by filling in the form on our contact page.

Fair Pricing Policy

We have successfully built our business on an uncompromised level of service that our customers expect, refusing to take shortcuts in order compete on price. We expect you to drive away confident that we have executed our work to the highest standards and knowing that you can trust us to deliver consistent results every time demonstrating good value for money.

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