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Hi Folks. I have a 53 plate Kia Sorento Mk1, which has a water leak in the front passenger footwell every time that it is heavy rain. In another post on the forum, someone recommend sealing around the bulkhead under the windscreen with sanitary silicone up the right hand side where it joins the wing and around the air intake for the heating system for the car. Also, somebody else recommend putting an airline from a small air compressor (the one that plugs into the cigarette lighter to blow up tyres etc) up the black drain pipe coming from the bulkhead, but that seems not to have worked either.

Does anyone have any suggestions how to fix this as it is seemingly a common problem with a mk 1 Sorento.

Many thanks,

John
 

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Passenger footwell damp is usually cracked sealant around the air intake upright underneath the the scuttle. Remove wiper arms and rubber seal to bonnet along edge. Remove screws and lift off scuttle. Look around the upright seal to bulkhead for cracks. If you have a sunroof on your model also check drain pipes not blocked.
 

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Passenger footwell damp is usually cracked sealant around the air intake upright underneath the the scuttle. Remove wiper arms and rubber seal to bonnet along edge. Remove screws and lift off scuttle. Look around the upright seal to bulkhead for cracks. If you have a sunroof on your model also check drain pipes not blocked.
Passenger footwell damp is usually cracked sealant around the air intake upright underneath the the scuttle. Remove wiper arms and rubber seal to bonnet along edge. Remove screws and lift off scuttle. Look around the upright seal to bulkhead for cracks. If you have a sunroof on your model also check drain pipes not blocked.

Hi. I have already sealed the area that you have described with a good load of good quality clear sanitary silicone.
 
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