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2006 Saturn view gets wet inside when it rains, which causes it to smell AWFUL!! I haven't actually seen water in the floor boards but it smells moldy and musty when it rains. EVERY TIME it rains this happens. I can't figure it out. So I guess water is getting in the car somehow. PLEASE HELP, I son't kmow what to do.

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Sadly we fixya have no way of checking this for you either go see a local mechanic or your dealer

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SOURCE: Water on Drivers side Saturn SC2

Is it antifreeeze from heater core or heater core hose leak?  Is the leak pure water, or maybe something else?
Put it in the garage again overnight with an old white towel in the drivers foot well, best if you can find a way to stretch it from drivers seat forwar to firewall and keep it off of floor mat.  Check it before you go to bed,  then in the morning if no leak found yet.  see if the color/location of the spot helps you identify the source.  I think the heater core is under the dash center.  Anti freeze is green/yellow or orange.
good luck

Posted on Nov 06, 2008

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SOURCE: Car on drivers seat on saturn sc1 3 door

i had the same problem on a diff car, it ended up being the a/c condensation running back in the car- i couldn't get it fixed- so you may want to chek that...

Posted on Nov 25, 2008

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SOURCE: leaks by feet

1st the sunroof leak- there is some type of channel/drain to direct water out of the sunroof area. Open the sunroof and look around the outer inside area for evidence of junk blocking the channel/drain, such as leaves, dirt, pine needles, etc. and clean out with a vacuum and toothpicks (to dislodge). If you can find a drain tube in a channel (it should direct water to the underside of the car), the easiest way to clear it is with compressed air.
2nd Since this is much worse since the windshield was replaced, I am thinking that it was not installed and sealed properly. So, first try to clean the channels and any drain tube(s). Next, with a hose, spray the windshield only, not the sunroof, and see if it leaks at your feet in the front seating area. If it does, the windshield install is to blame for the leak there.

Posted on Oct 13, 2009

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SOURCE: when it rains, the inside of my saturn gets wet

your condemer got water in it put stp in

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

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SOURCE: have a 95 saturn sc2.

sounds like heater core is leaking

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

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