Convertible Top Leaking
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    Convertible Top Leaking

    My 2006 Saab 9-3 top leaks when it rains very hard. Water comes in on the sides - into the lap of the driver and passenger - I have tried to find a source of leaking but seals seem okay. I am thinking that the water is being absorbed through the canvas top and then channeled down into a plastic channel that runs along each side. This channel is not sealed as it comes apart when roof is up.. I think the water comes through this area.
    Anyone else have this issue?? What is supposed to happen to the water absorbed in the canvas? If I am right... should I be waterproofing the canvas somehow??
    Any thoughts are appreciated!
    Thanks!!!

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    Re: Convertible Top Leaking

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/RENOVO-CANVA.../dp/B003JI4XDK
    Renovo stuff is really good, we use it on our MR2 and the water literally runs off of it.

    http://www.renovointernational.com/ They do a range of cleaners and proofers for different types of hood so make sure you order the correct one

    Also, i use a silicone spray lube on the rubber seals on the MR2 and Saab as it helps to keep them in good condition and stop leaks/squeaks .
    Last edited by the zohan; 04-26-2012 at 11:53 AM.

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