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Odd continuous wet spot..

Since I've had my Ranger there has been a wet spot in the floor area where the passenger's feet lie. Does anyone know why this would be? There are no leaks in the windows and I keep the windows up when I'm not driving.. It doesn't make sense that it is always wet... Any ideas?
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Does it smell like coolant? You could have a leaky heater core.
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Does it smell like coolant? You could have a leaky heater core.
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If its not coolant, could be a leaking windshield.
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I loled at the title of this thread....
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You could have a whole in your fire wall. I had the same problem in my old sunbird. it was a royal pain in the *** to try and find it.
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Damn i thought this was something different
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the liquid is scentless, and when i have a floor mat over top of the carpet the carpet always seems to be saturated with a completely dry floor mat.. like it comes from underneath..
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I loled at the title of this thread....
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Odd continuous wet spot..
When I get around the ladies they seem to have this problem as well!





















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crawl under your truck and make sure all the plug or rubber groments are in the floor
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I know on our older F-150s (1993-94XLs) it was the A/C dripping water down...
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I was gonna toss my vote in for a leaking AC or something too. All the heater ducting and cooling ducting is under the passenger side dash.

I've got to admit, the thread title made me giggle too.
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I have the same problem in my truck. It's always under the passenger side floormat.
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leak?

Had the same problem in my old f-150...except mine was on the driver side. I never could stop mine. Poor bastard that bought my old truck has to deal with it now. Id have to say its like a seal issue behind the fire wall or front quarter pannel....However i have no clue how to suggest to stop it.
Next time it rains park the truck on a slope with front facing down a hill, see if it still gets wet then.
Hopefully this helps or really confuses you LOL!
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My truck is kind of the same way. I noticed it was worse one day after sitting outside in a downpour. I found an article regarding a gutter Ford tried to make to fix the leaking. It seems water runs off the top of truck, down windshield, and down near the firewall.
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check your drain hole for you ac. if it is stoped up then the water will go into your cab
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bam.
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thanks guys i'll check on all these suggestions
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i just noticed this same problem saturday i surely hope its not the heater core but i dont think it is because it surely aint rusty and plugged up cuz that bi**h makes some heat
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I had the exact same problem in my '96 but on the drivers side. I thought it was a leaky windshield, or a hole in the firewall. It turned out to be the door seal down on the lower part of the front of the door frame. The door seal rubber has little plastic buttons that are supposed to hold it snug to the door opening, mine was broken. I glued it back on with some window adhesive and viola no more wet floor. If that part door seal is not properly attached or glued to the door frame it leaks, water gets behind the rubber and it leaks down behind the kick panel and pools on the floor.
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check your drain hole for you ac. if it is stoped up then the water will go into your cab
where is the drain hole for the ac located at on 01 ranger?
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Ha Nathan is bringing up all the old topics about leaky Rangers. I was thought there was a reason for a lot of people with this problem today.

Dont know the answer though Nathan sorry.
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they were all pretty recently brought up...i dont want to be known as the old thread bringer upper. next thing you know there will be a budweiser song about it.
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i just had this problem on my 01 drivers side, it was an oval grommet in the floor right by where your feet sit, that was halve in halve out, underneath the truck it was enclose with a three sided metal box so i couldnt see it but the water would still get in when it rained. i would suggest pulling the floor up and looking for loose grommets. you will probably have to do some rust cleanup too, i spent a couple days letting mine dry out.
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its the windshield mine had the same problem, there is a slight gap in the weatherstripping on the passengers side. its a little right of the rear view mirror, it drips onto the side of the transmission case then collects in the floorboard. just go to a glass shop and get them to seal, black sealant around the top edge of the windshield. Problem solved.
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