Renault Scenic Problems -
water ingress into the passenger compartment and footwells
the generic Scenic
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Harry Cleworth for all of
the information below.
"I have owned
many of these great vehicles
& come across a common fault. Water gathering on the front
passenger floor. It has happened on three of my Scenics to date.
It takes about
30 minutes & costs nothing. No parts required.
There are two
issues. One from the Sunroof drain offs and the other from rain water
getting into the air intake for he heater.
Both of these issues occur when the vehicle is parked outside. Also be
aware that especially in Autumn the leaves are falling especially
Silver Birch Trees. They drop tiny particles as well as leaves and
block up the flapper vales. Then the rainwater cannot get away.
Excessive rain & blocked or partially blocked flapper valves
= a wet floor & has been known to cause electrical problems.
I have been told of a possible leak via the Radio Aerial due to damaged
the steps here to check/clear your sunroof drain tubes, flapper valves
and other drain points:
And now the
flapper valves for the windscreen surround drains:
has other tips and tricks if these points don't help. Please email him
at [email protected]