Also there is wiring up there for the dome lights, etc.
Leaking from roof rack.
Simply adding a thread sealant to.
The roof rack anchor studs are part of the body of the truck;
Apply sealant in appropriate locations.
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Used existing rack holes, no drilling.
The only way for the roof rack to leak is from the bolts going into the roof of the cab.
If you diagnose it to be the drain and not the roof rack, i would loosen / remove the a, b, and c pillar trim panels on that side.
I followed the instructions exactly and carefully using silicone to prevent leaks.
Be careful not to use too much, there are little drain holes in the roof racks to stop water getting stuck.
I have had my 2003 vue for a little over a year now and have recently noticed that water is leaking in from the roof someware on the passenger side and working its way over to the drivers side.
From there you can pull the headliner down enough that youll have access to the drain hoses.
When i had pushed the roof rack rail down into place, i did the same sort of sealing job on the top of the rack before i put the bolts in.
The leak on our kia was not the sunroof or the luggage rack it was the roof seam epoxy.glad we got this fixed she's been giving trouble for a while.this also.
I don’t want it to look ghetto but i also don’t want the long term water drip to cause mold or anything.
Average failure mileage is 12,000 miles.
I got a thule roof rack a couple months ago and plopped it on my fit.
Should i try to replace the sealing or caulk it?
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