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Offline straat-toe

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Rain water leaks inside cab
« on: June 09, 2015, 08:39:32 am »
On a side note...Now that the Cape winter has kicked in...where is the best place to locate a water leak into my cabin. The little shelf under my Cubbyhole ends up with a puddle in it after heavy rains.


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Re: Rain water leaks inside cab
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2015, 08:49:33 am »
Hi Jacques,

I created a topic here.

4 places you can check:

1 The radio aerial if fitted on the left-- check the rubber seal at the base. Also check the wire inside the cab, moisture can enter the housing from the top and run down the cable(this only happens with very old fittings or very cheap aerials.
2 The windscreen rubber. If very hard, again moisture can work in and down on the inside
3 The rubber grommets behind the spare-wheel
4 The air inlet box of the ventilation system for cracks. Come to thinks of this, that box should have a water outlet somewhere. I have never seen water accumulate in it?   

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Re: Rain water leaks inside cab
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2015, 08:55:29 am »
Hi Spikes. Thanks. My aerial is located on the right so that eliminates that.I'll still check the rubber though. When I have some time I'll go through all of these options. 
Thanks.