Unexpected water in Clubman

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  1. davant

    davant Read Only Funster

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    Hello everybody, this is my first post and I really hope someone out there has a theory that may shed some light on a problem I'm experiencing.
    We arrived home yesterday after a very enjoyable (2nd. only) weekend in our '95 Clubman GL, which we are chuffed to bits with. Whilst decanting all our 'tat' into the house I noticed a very wet patch in the carpet below the front edge of the wardrobe where it butts up against the end of the offside sofa. The Carver space heater is above and to the right of said area so I took the casing off the front of it which allowed me to look into the cavity below the wardrobe. The floor area was wet, not soaking, but discoloured from exposure to water. There is a 3" ventilation hole in that part of the floor for the heater intake ducting which runs through it and out of the vehicle underside. Surely it couldn't be rainwater from a very wet road being thrown up through this hole could it? I have no idea what else could account for it :cry:
     
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    Very unlikly to be rain-water thrown up from the road ..........try turning the pump on to pressurise the system and checking visually all pipe joints and the boiler for leaks.

    Good luck,

    Brian
     
  3. paulmold

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    Could be worth you looking at (and joining) www.autosleeper.forumotion.co.uk its a recently formed forum for Autosleeper owners and I know there are some Clubman owners on there.
     
  4. davant

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    Thanks guys, I will follow up on both suggestions.:thumb:
     
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    Hi probly to late now but, same thing happened to me on a very wet and windy night and I discovered that the rain was being blown into the roof flue vent and running down the pipe and out onto the carpet just in front of the heater. I replaced the vent (probly didnt need to) and stuck a bit of plastic on the top to give the top more overhang so hopefully it wont happen again:thumb:

    Tim
     

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