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Old 10-15-2007
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leaky headliner

ok so recently my headliner started leaking.. most of you from Texas (north Texas) more specifically know that this past summer was record setting for thunderstorms and rainfall, it never leaked then.

now if we get a good downpour it leaks at the rear windshield.. the headliner at the bottom next to the windshield gets wet, the back wall gets a little wet, the seats (drivers especially) gets real wet (where the seat meets the seat back and on the sides of the seat back), the floor gets small (the size of a coffee coaster) puddles, only under and behind the seats in my reg. cab

ok so i checked the 3rd brake light, really know evidence to show its at fault

back windshield, no, and how would the water get on the back of the headliner if it came in thru the rear windshield

these seams on either side of the look as tho they may be the culprit, so i tape over them after i dried out the truck and let it sit in the rain again, i brought it in and it was WET! aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh

anybody, ANYBODY!!!??!??!?!?!?!
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Old 10-15-2007
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3rd brakelight

there are some threads on here about it...and some ways to stop it...it usually is the third brakelight though
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Old 10-15-2007
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Originally Posted by RangerJustin
3rd brakelight

there are some threads on here about it...and some ways to stop it...it usually is the third brakelight though
^ what he said.
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Old 10-15-2007
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my 3rd brakelight leaked. took it off and cleaned throughly the light, gasket, and the top of the cab where the light meets it. waxed all the metal well, reinstalled the light,torqued it down firmly, and waxed again all around it. hasn't leaked since.
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Old 10-15-2007
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Mine does it when I have the seat against the window.

P.S. - I dont know what part of Texas your in but it has been raining since like 2 p.m.
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Old 10-16-2007
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my third brake light leaked... and so did my rear window.... so you watn to kno the fix..... go to shucks and get some clear silicone... and glue up the light and window...
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