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Moisture in doors long after rain?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Raven65, May 12, 2009.

  1. May 12, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    Raven65

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    This may be a non-issue, but I just thought I'd throw it out here just in case.

    I've only had my '09 reg.cab 4-banger a few weeks, but I've noticed a couple of times that if I roll the windows down long after a rain (like a day or so after), when I roll it back up (I have manual cranks), the outside surface of the glass will be wet - from rubbing on something inside the door. It bothers me to think that moisture might be getting trapped in there - but maybe it's just the outer weather stripping is wet and it's not inside the door at all (I hope that's the case anyway). I guess if it was really a problem inside the door, the glass would be getting wet on BOTH sides.

    Anyway... has anybody else noticed this?
     
  2. May 12, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    DanGer

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    The doors are very prone to letting water inside of them. I have taken this into account when planning audio upgrades
     
  3. May 12, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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    could also be condensation. its nothing to worry about. alot of vehicles do it.

    If you need to check your weather stripping on the door and the window stripping
     
  4. May 12, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    Raven65

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    Thanks for the replies everyone. No, I don't think it's condensation. For example, the window (and the whole truck) will be completely dry, I'll roll it down at a drive-thru or to get the mail or whatever - and roll it right back up - and then the outside of the glass will be wet. This is basically a brand-new truck - and both windows do it. I'm hoping it's just the weatherstripping staying wet and not the whole interior of the door.
     
  5. May 12, 2009 at 8:31 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    A good test is to take off your door panel, spray a little water on the window, wait for it to run off the window or soak into the weather stripping and see through the plastic if theres any water coming thorugh
     
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