I get a new MCS to replace the last one (which was rubbish) and now find that I ticked the option box for an untimely shower from the rear view mirror.
I know that there were problems with some older R50s and water ingress but the car is only 5 weeks old.
Has anyone had this problem with their R56, more importantly, has your dealer fixed it?
The autowipers don't work properly either (from new), related or not please?
Stealers have found the leak on the first attempt!
Top of windscreen not sealed properly but they have to order a beading kit and they can't get it in stock til 2nd Jan.
Hopefully this will fix it.
the auto wipe problem was caused by a stupid user, not a faulty car!
Thanks, I had a look Paul, there are several old threads but it seems to be restricted to pre R56 cars in the main most are either windscreen or aerial leaks. It appears mine is the first R56 posted about with this problem, not that it surprises me that its my car with the issue
If anyone else has a problem these are probably the first places to look, that is if you haven't got a sunroof which is no 1 culprit !
Hope this helps the next person who comes across this thread.
Quick update on the shower option.
It happened again about 2 months ago, this time the water drowned the remote locking sensor, ran through the stereo and also knocked out half of the dash functions until it dried out. The powers that be located another suspect area, this time it was supposedly the gutter on the passenger side, and re-sealed it. Sorted..... or not.
Tried to get in the car this morning and the remote didn't function. On accessing using the key (and setting off the alarm at 06:30 much to the neighbours disgust) the MFSW stereo controls had failed again along with the auto wipe rain sensor.
the water has not run through the mirror yet but it's only a matter of time.
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