2009 Citroen Xsara Picasso 1.6 exclusive
Water entering passenger footwell around the bonnet release lever

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andy benj
Driver
2 points

Problem added: Oct 2, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
I have water getting into the passenger footwell around the bonnet catch lever, it only happens when it rains. I have had a new windscreen fitted, removed and replaced assured no leaks around it. The drains under the windscreen scuttle are clear.

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Car: Citroen Xsara Picasso
Variant: 1.6 exclusive
Model Year: 2009
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bustedknuckles
Legend
1,988 points

Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
Is the grommet for the cable through bulkhead sitting in correctly
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andy benj
Driver
2 points

Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
It appears to be.
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whittingehame
Legend
15,247 points

Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
The bulkhead water drains under the wheel arch liners which are a common source of blockage and water build up .
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andy benj
Driver
2 points

Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
The bulkhead water drains under the wheel arch liners which are a common source of blockage and water build up .
I've had the wheel arch liner out the sound proofing was wet but I couldn't see any obvious blockages.
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whittingehame
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Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
If fitted , sunroof drain , air con drain ?
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andy benj
Driver
2 points

Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
If fitted , sunroof drain , air con drain ?
There's no sunroof, where would the aircon drain be? And it only happens when it's raining.
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whittingehame
Legend
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Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
Not the air con drain if only when raining .
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whittingehame
Legend
15,247 points

Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago) Edited on Oct 3, 2020 (2 weeks ago)
Some ideas and pics here

https://frenchcarforum.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=62063

and

http://c4owners.org/print.php?plugin:forum.59087
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