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Old 03-31-2013, 08:07 PM   #1
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Rear Door Leak.

Anybody have experience with the top of the rear door leaking through the weep holes? Last couple of rains has left water on the inside floor in the back. I finally threw the water hose up on the roof this afternoon. I took the window trim off to see what/where it was coming from. The rubber weatherstripping looks decent but who knows maybe it needs replaced. I thought about taking it to the guy who fixed the rain gutter and see what he thinks. It's more water than is tolerable and needs to be fixed. For what it's worth it's the driver side door and the two weep holes on the right(out of three). The door also has stock Ford door trim. I searched the forum but came up empty.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:00 PM   #2
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Re: Rear Door Leak.

Mine seal when the van is level. However when camped in a less than perfect spot, and leveled by only stacking stuff under the rear, I've seen as much as an eighth of an inch of light.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:08 PM   #3
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Re: Rear Door Leak.

This thread is about dust intrusion through the rear doors, but it may be helpful to do what I did to reinforce the weatherstripping on the doors of my Excursion

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5101&hilit=+silicone&start=15.


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Old 04-01-2013, 08:43 AM   #4
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Re: Rear Door Leak.

SCBrian, check to be sure your OEM brakelight on top of the van is not leaking... maybe pull it and reseal. Then check your SMB brakelight on the top while you are there and reseal it to be sure no leaks in the top
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:14 PM   #5
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Re: Rear Door Leak.

Heading back out to investigate further. Not sure it's the brake light but not sure on anything. The water was pouring through the weep holes which was leading me another direction.
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Old 05-18-2013, 07:12 PM   #6
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Re: Rear Door Leak.

Never realized that I never updated this. I had both rear windows resealed. Seems to have fixed the problem. I haven't had any water on the inside since the work was completed. Thanks for the suggestions and the help.
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Old 05-19-2013, 12:31 AM   #7
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Rear Door Leak.

Yep, the factory windows do leak on occasion. I had a pretty bad leak on the big rear passenger side window of mine. Still hasn't been resealed properly. I just smeared black silicone in the groove one day along the top and it hasn't leaked again in over a year. It baffles me that any untouched OEM fixed window would leak, but they do.
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