Monday, February 17, 2020

The Main Causes and Ways to Find Leaks in Your Car

In many instances, replacing auto glass in Charlotte vehicles can stop a leak. However, not all leaks require windshield replacement our auto window repair. The key is to find the source of the leak and then proceed accordingly.

Water leaking into your car can damage the interior and lead to mold as well as unpleasant odors. The first step is identifying the leak. When it rains, get inside your car and attempt to discover where the water is coming from. If you do not want to wait for the rain, go through a car wash or get out your garden hose and spray down your car.

Remember that not all leaks are going to be blatantly obvious. So look out for any wet areas on your car seats or on the floor. In many instances, a water stain is the only piece of evidence you will have. Also, check for any rust on exposed metal as that is a sign of excess water. And keep in mind that a chip or a crack in your windshield could be the source of your leak.

One of the most common causes of vehicle leaks is an improperly installed windshield. Another common cause is a leak in the sunroof. This is often indicated by water in the console. Sunroof leaks can be caused by a wide variety of issues, such as improper installation, a disconnected drain or a clog.

Leaky trunks are very distinguishable by the unpleasant odor that emanates when the trunk is opened. The source of a trunk leak could be due to a faulty seal or crack in the tail light.

A leak coming through a car window can occur because the window is not aligned properly. Window leaks are also frequently attributed to a bad seal and this applies to all areas of the car as seals are very important. Wilson & Tucker's auto window repair will cure most of these problems and preserve the upholstery in your vehicle.

If you discover that your windshield is leaking, it is extremely important to seek the help of an automotive glass repair specialist. Attempting to fix it yourself could affect the integrity of the windshield and endanger the lives of everyone in the vehicle.

Wilson & Tucker Auto Glass can take care of all your car window replacement needs. Wilson & Tucker can get you right back out on the road with affordable Charlotte windshield repair prices and top quality service.