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Couple issues here all at same time, not sure if related.

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Within 24 hours, these issues have arose...

 

1 (last night). got a light on the dash that the key fob battery was low. Replaced the batteries, worked once, then didn’t work again. Same with the spare. Neither work now. I triple checked that I put them in the right way. Just bought them new. 
 

2 (today). I got a tire pressure fault warning and it won’t display my tire pressure now. 
 

3 (today).  I noticed a large amount of water on the front passenger floor. I heard it sloshing before I saw it. I got home and checked and the floor was soaked. I saw a few posts on here and I checked the door jam seals and everything seems intact. 

Really weird and a bad 24 hours. 

 

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The moonroof drain might be blocked.  I think it runs down the passenger side a pillar.  
 

If you’re battery is the original one it’s probably going bad.  Have the CCAs checked or just replace it.  That can cause strange problems but still allow the car to crank and run.

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5 hours ago, akirby said:

The moonroof drain might be blocked.  I think it runs down the passenger side a pillar.  
 

If you’re battery is the original one it’s probably going bad.  Have the CCAs checked or just replace it.  That can cause strange problems but still allow the car to crank and run.


thanks for the reply. For the moonroof, would  it matter if I haven’t opened it in awhile? I’m pretty sure the water came in the last few days during a bad storm. I haven’t used the moonroof in over a month probably. 
 

this morning I went to get my battery checked. Everything tested good on it. But weird thing, as I was leaving the parts store.. the air pressure indicator came back (and the fault went away) and both key fobs worked again. Even weirder, 5 minutes later they stopped working. 
 

does the key fob communicate with the modem? Because I’m just remembering that my Lincoln way app hasn’t updated my cars location in over a month. Possibly bad modem?

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About the water:.: Just found this by the windshield. The green is where it’s flush and the red is where it’s not normal and not flush. But it seems like it’s not the actual seal that’s not flush and that it’s just the plastic part that meets the seal. Not sure if this is it but definitely seems abnormal. 

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Trying to investigate if the ac drain line clogged but having hard time locating where it is. I just moved and don’t have my jack or tools here yet. 

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Jguff,

 

You might check to see if you have the same issue I had back in 2016.

Door Water Leak

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5 minutes ago, punch-card said:

Jguff,

 

You might check to see if you have the same issue I had back in 2016.

Door Water Leak


I saw your thread, I tried checking it but no water came out. You just pulled out on the rubber door seal, so the water could come out from the fastener hole, right? Could you also hear water in the door when you would shake it open and close? Because I didn’t hear any and when I pulled the seal out like that, no water came out. I’m thinking it’s the ac drain that’s clogged. 

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4 hours ago, Jguff330 said:


I saw your thread, I tried checking it but no water came out. You just pulled out on the rubber door seal, so the water could come out from the fastener hole, right? Could you also hear water in the door when you would shake it open and close? Because I didn’t hear any and when I pulled the seal out like that, no water came out. I’m thinking it’s the ac drain that’s clogged. 

Yes you could hear it as I remember, but I pulled on the very front bottom of the plastic on the door, It seems that most likely it happen because the mirrors were folded and there were some heavy rain.

If you don't park in a garage or covered, I probably would agree that it could be either the AC drain or Sun roof.

Good Luck.

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On 1/30/2021 at 2:04 PM, Jguff330 said:

this morning I went to get my battery checked. Everything tested good on it. 

Most of these stores test the battery using a volt meter. That does NOT give good results on a modern battery. As AKIRBY said, have the CCAs of the battery tested. (Even a nearly dead battery can test near full voltage).

 

I second the vehicle battery is going bad.

 

If your car is still under warranty. I have the garage look at the moonroof. 

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It's easy to check the sunroof drainage...just open the sunroof, pour a small, steady stream of water on the forward passenger side drainage, and watch for the water's exit onto the pavement below the A-pillar. If plugged, use a commercially sourced product for clearing the drain canal or use a stiff wire to do the job.

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I just checked the sunroof drainage and it does drain normally, by the a pillar. 
 

weirdly enough, the key fob issue has resolved itself on its own. 

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Still wouldn't hurt to test your battery (just in case is really is near death. My last one acted up, then fixed itself only to go dead at the supermarket with a cart load of frozen meat, etc. Luckily I carry a jumper battery for such occasions.)

 

Here's what I use to test my battery and charging system :

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IZFNJ6Y/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fabc_WV9HVZFTTF0VVJAECCYV?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

 

Jumper battery:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07XPNGD4H/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fabc_A4205V9407RMT71ZN2G3?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

 

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So I just left the dealer. They said they would probably end up just referring me to a body shop for a water leak (they never looked at the car yet). I asked about checking the ac drain line, he came back and said that my car doesn’t have one. He said it recircs the water back to the evap box. 

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On 2/3/2021 at 1:57 PM, Jguff330 said:

So I just left the dealer.... I asked about checking the ac drain line, he came back and said that my car doesn’t have one. He said it recircs the water back to the evap box. 

Ahhhhhhh, let's see now. The evap and heater cores are mounted back-to-back in the evaporator housing. The condensate drips off the evaporator coil into the bottom of the evap housing. (With me so far?). 

 

Sooooooooo, where exactly is the condensate recirculating.... to? Itself? 

 

Call me crazy, but without a drain, wouldn't the condensate continue to build up until it overflowed? 

 

Man, these late model Lincolns sure are advanced. I can't even picture how this works ..... simply amazing. 

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Wait! I just figured it out. The condensate. .....  {{{evaporates}}} !!!

 

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Sooooo! Fuel cell engineers, listen up. It appears that a solution has been found to the huge issue of fuel cells discharging H2O (instead of noxious fumes) into the nation's environments...just evaporate the nasty fuel cell exhaust.

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