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My 2001 registered 1.2 Corsa leaks into the drivers footwell

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My 2001 registered 1.2 Corsa leaks into the drivers footwell when it rains. I have had various theories, it could be the seal at the back of the engine, it could be a blocked drain from the sunroof, it could be the rubber round the windscreen wipers/windscreen has perished. Have you come across this problem before?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 3 years ago.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I will continue to wait for information.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

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Expert:  vauxdoc replied 3 years ago.
Hello there , so sorry that you have been kept waiting, this leak will allmost definately be coming in through the bulkhead/pedal box plate.

This plate is about 15 inches square and holds the pedals, it is bolted to the bulkhead and the seal is just a sillicon bead which degrades over time letting water through.

It is a big job to remove and reseal it properly as the steering colum needs to be removed, however I have heard that plastering the enginine side of the plate on the lower edge can sometimes work.

I hope this helps, best regards, Vauxdoc.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you for your advice,will try to plaster as you suggest