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When its been raining and open the door and get in - ALWAYS end up showered on from somewhere by the window / door seal area!!!:eek:
Could something perhaps need adjusting / tightening up? I doubt it. A bit like when you open the boot and water from the tailgate drips into the boot!!!:eek:
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Same thing here, mentioned it to the dealer a couple of days after having the car.....they said the plastic that runs around the roof is shallower than the old model so the water doesn't run off properly until you drive the car.

Kind of got used to it.
 

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All MINIs have done this. My mkV Golf also did this. It is just a sign of a car with a decent coat of wax ;-)
 

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And no proper roof gutters any more due to aerodynamics!
 

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When its been raining and open the door and get in - ALWAYS end up showered on from somewhere by the window / door seal area!!!:eek:
Could something perhaps need adjusting / tightening up? I doubt it. A bit like when you open the boot and water from the tailgate drips into the boot!!!:eek:
Cheers:)
Try living in San Diego - it hasn't rained for months.
 

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The trick is to run your finger along the bottom of the roof gutter next to the top of the window when it has been raining so that the drops of water are pushed away. Living in the UK you soon learn that.
 

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I've heard it is a design flaw and the dealers are replacing the rubber seal.

Take it back and get them to fix the problem. It's ridiculous to get wet and have your car seat get soaked every time you open the door.
 

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It's happened in every modern car I've had since they stopped fitting metal gutters. My mini metro was fine! My f56 has roof rails and they def reduce it.
 

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The trick is to run your finger along the bottom of the roof gutter next to the top of the window when it has been raining so that the drops of water are pushed away. Living in the UK you soon learn that.
I'm going to try this... it's weird opening the door and getting water running down the inside of the window :/

And definitely don't try having the window open with any water on the roof... learned that on day two :)
 

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Warning... not just getting into a parked car...

Pulled into the drive thru... at Taco Bell, of course... while it was raining and rolled the window down. A steady stream of water ran straight onto my knee.

Bit of a surprise, but kinda used to it now. : )
 

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This doesn't cause a problem in Vancouver, BC because people here are born waterproof. Nobody here has dissolved in a very long time. I have heard that people in Arizona and Texas have been known to smoke and melt if they get wet.
 

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This doesn't cause a problem in Vancouver, BC because people here are born waterproof. Nobody here has dissolved in a very long time. I have heard that people in Arizona and Texas have been known to smoke and melt if they get wet.
Not during the Monsoon, we don't. In AZ we get 6 inches of rain a year-- and you should be here on the day it comes!
 

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Not during the Monsoon, we don't. In AZ we get 6 inches of rain a year-- and you should be here on the day it comes!
LOL - my wife and I were looking at houses in Scotsdale a few years ago. We were surprised to see that only one of the long list of houses we viewed had no evidence of water damage on the ceiling and that one had been recently renovated. Real estate agents told us about some kind of mini storms that pressure wash the whole house with rain coming at it horizontally. Apparently Arizona water hasn't been trained to flow downhill. It just gets confused and hangs around until it evaporates.
 

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Apparently Arizona water hasn't been trained to flow downhill. It just gets confused and hangs around until it evaporates.
True. But it isn't idle. It enjoys causing as much mischief as possible before drying. Desert rain is very fun and quirky. Also unforgiving of idiots.
 
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