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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-02-2019, 09:00 AM Thread Starter
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Question Door drains

We have just purchased a new 2018 envision. We are experiencing water emptying we the doors are opened. Door are suppose to drain but not only when opened. We took it our local dealer and showed the service manager and as noted on this site others with same problem, was told they were not aware of this occurring with any others and would send the video we supplied to GM. This issue needs to be investigated and corrected as we as with the others live in a cold climate and freezing is an issue for 4 or 5 months a year. This situation is also promoting environment for rust to form more quickly than it should. My request is to anyone with this issue to post so we can get an idea how widespread this issue is, and if you don't have this problem , what is the difference between our vehicles. Thank you
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-22-2019, 06:09 PM
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Our 2017 Envision holds water in all four doors and will not drain unless you open the doors
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-24-2020, 04:05 AM
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My 2019 Envision also keeps the water in all the doors (more in the front doors). It drains the water by keeping the doors open. It drains better if the car is sloped with the front of the car lower than the back of the car. The lowest drain hole is at the front of the door.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-12-2020, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Chuck Park View Post
Our 2017 Envision holds water in all four doors and will not drain unless you open the doors
I have a 2017 Envision with the same problem. All four doors will not drain after a rain. When I open the doors, each door will drain water for about 30 seconds each. I have brought the vehicle back to the dealer who sublet the repair to a company called LeakPro. They claimed the driver door drains were being blocked by somethings and applied glue to hold up the material that was causing the block. However, that did not fix the problem. From my perspective as an accountant, and by no means qualified to diagnose the problem, what I see is the rubber foam attached to the vehicle body that seals the door when shut, also seals the drain holes at the bottom of the door. I am concerned that the bottom of these doors will eventually rust and likely just after the warranty runs out. Does anyone have a solution to this problem that I can share with my dealer? I have another appointment tomorrow to look at this problem. I have videos of the problem if anyone would like to see them.
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