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#1 scrantz


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Posted 15 September 2018 - 05:51 PM

It seems whoever owned my car before me had a sycamore tree in their garden, in the area where the pollen filter and wiper mechanism are situated I'm having a problem with the water draining away. obviously I don't want to poke things down the holes to try and clear the gunk, I need to blow it all out from the underside . . . my question is, do I need to remove the wheel arch liners to do this or are the holes accessible if I get the car on a ramp?

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Posted 15 September 2018 - 08:35 PM

The water just escapes between the wheel arch liner and the wheel arch. IIRC the drain hole has a rubber device in it that is pyramid shaped with slots in it. You should be able to clean it out (carefully) from the scuttle side, probably full of leavee. Try a vacuum nozzle on it.
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