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2003 Subaru Forester moonroof leak
Next suspect: Moonroof. Sure enough, the headliner trim at the front left corner of the moonroof was wet. Oh, no, I'm going to have to replace the moonroof.
But after I got home, I googled around and found that moonroofs aren't designed to be waterproof from the outside. There's a little gutter system that drains water down and sends it out the wheel wells.
It was about 30 degrees here in Mpls/St. Paul yesterday afternoon, so I suspect what happened is the little bit of snow on top of my Forester melted, but then somewhere in the drain tube it froze up, blocking it.
So this morning I went out, opened the moonroof and poured hot water down the gutter drains. They seem to be flowing freely now.
Is it safe to assume "problem solved"? I've had my Forester for nearly 7 years and this is the first time this has happened.
Now I just need to throw a Hefty bag on the driver's seat and drive around for about four hours with the defroster on "high" until my seat dries out!
Any thoughts/experiences appreciated.