Common questions

What is the life expectancy of Flex Seal?

What is the life expectancy of Flex Seal?

24 months
A: Flex Seal Liquid has a shelf life of 24 months when properly stored. If the can remains open for an extended period of time a skin may form on the surface. In order to avoid skinning over, remove lid, use immediately and always replace the lid after each use.

What to do if your sunroof drain becomes plugged?

When a sunroof drain does become plugged, the common signs are either a wet headliner, water dripping from the headliner, wet roof pillar, a damp carpet or water pooling in the foot wells. First you will need to open the sunroof as this is the easiest way to access the drains.

How big is the drain tube in a sunroof?

Cut off the end of the power cord. Split the wire along the middle perforation to separate the two wires. Cord length about 36″. I pushed the single wire cord through the clogged drain hole. A soft insulation cord may require some close by pushing. I pushed 31″ of cord length down the tube until it wouldn’t go any further.

How do you get water out of a sunroof?

Consult a workshop manual for your specific model. Clean off any dirt, leaves and debris around the drain holes. Twist and squeeze the rubber ends of the drains where they exit the car. This should let out some of the trapped water and debris that is stuck in the drain. Open the sunroof all the way so that you can see the drain holes.

Where are the drain plugs on a VW sunroof?

There will be four: two in the front and two in the rear. The drain holes will be in the four corners of the sunroof. The drain nipples will be on the front side of either door jam. The rear ones may vary from car to car but are generally located on either side of the rear bumper. Clear the debris from the nipples.

What happens if you have a clogged sunroof drain?

by April Dowling. Sunroof drains are designed to channel outside water around the sunroof. When these four drains are clogged, water can leak through the cracks and cause damage to the interior of the car. Sunroof drains should be cleaned regularly, such as every time the car is washed.

Where are the drain holes on a sunroof?

Locate the four sunroof drains on your car. The two front drains empty out inside the front door jams, while the two back drains empty out inside the rear bumper. Insert a slender, flexible wire cable into a drain hole. Twist the cable gently back and forth as it enters through the drain.

What’s the best way to clean a sunroof drain?

Insert a slender, flexible wire cable into a drain hole. Twist the cable gently back and forth as it enters through the drain. Pull the cable out of the drain to remove clogged dirt, debris and water. Clean out the other three drains the same way you cleaned the first drain.

What’s the best way to unplug a sunroof?

Slowly insert the wire, trimmer cord is also great for this if you have a roll laying around. The length of wire or cord depends on the run of the drain, ensure it’s at least the height of the vehicle. Feed the wire or cord in until it comes out the other side if you have a viewable drain exit. After that, remove the wire or cord.

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Ruth Doyle