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After reading the below post I thought my problems would be solved:
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We had a month's rain in 24hrs in Melbourne yesterday and the headlining of the sunroof slider blind was very wet (the blind was in the open position).
The rear and left side of the blind were saturated - I first noticed the water on the passengers seat and followed it up the seat to the sunroof (which was sealed closed).

Not sure what to do. Appreciate any tips thanks guys.
 

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I've found mine leaks at the join of the rubber seal. I had a good look at it the other day and found that the metal strip around the glass has badly corroded which didn't help matters much. I got some of that knead it steel stuff and molded it over the hole and sanded it back when it had set. I then pushed the seal back on and ran a bead of sealant over the join. It hasn't rained yet but it looks like it might hold. Yours might be as simple as a new seal. The last leak filled the the sliding cover and when I reversed out the drive it poured freezing cold water over my wife... I was not in her good books after that..
 

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zem said:
After reading the below post I thought my problems would be solved:
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With reference the post you linked to not sorting your leak - does this mean you have checked all the drain tubes are working correctly and not blocked?

The sunroof does not form a water tight seal against the body - that's why there is the "tray" beneath this area with the drains to take the water out to the exterior.
 

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AMcK said:
The sunroof does not form a water tight seal against the body - that's why there is the "tray" beneath this area with the drains to take the water out to the exterior.
In addition, a heavy rain as described can overrun the tray and drains resulting in a wet headliner.
 

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Does anyone have actual pics of the sunroof drains, from inside the roof area? Rave pics are hard to visualize. I found the end of the tube in the space in front of the door, but can't find in the roof. THANKS
 

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It has never happened before so maybe it was the sheer volume of rain that flooded the roof lining.
Where exactly can I locate the drain pipes to see if they are blocked? Thanks.
 

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One method pointed out by a member is to use cable flex to push down the holes. There are 4 holes, 2 go down the A pillar at the front of the car, and the other 2 run along the headlining to the D pillar at the rear of the car. The flex method is the safest, but you can also use compressed air. The only problem is that the compressed air could pop the pipes off the sunroof if too much pressure is built up.

If you open the sunroof fully, and look at each corner of the sunroof, you will be able to see the holes.
 

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I am the worst when it comes to mechanics. I am probably staring the holes down, but don't see them, opened sunroof fully and looked. Can anyone post pics of the sunroof drains, from inside the roof?
 

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mark jeansonne said:
I am the worst when it comes to mechanics. I am probably staring the holes down, but don't see them, opened sunroof fully and looked. Can anyone post pics of the sunroof drains, from inside the roof?
Have you looked on the main site?

Here's a link to help you - http://www.rangerovers.net/repairdetail ... rains.html
 

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Ok, thanks to AMc, I found the drains. The driver's side was full of gunk. Now clean.

Problem: Could NOT find any rear drains, just two front drains. Does a 2001 P38 have rear drains?
 

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mark jeansonne said:
Ok, thanks to AMc, I found the drains. The driver's side was full of gunk. Now clean.

Problem: Could NOT find any rear drains, just two front drains. Does a 2001 P38 have rear drains?
For the rears its a complicated issue. they sit behind the plastic panels and drain through on top of the wheel arch
done mine but dont just clean and re assemble, worth really sealing up pipes into the rubber through pipes either with a good silicone or using good insulation tape, works well.
 
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