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Water Leaks Into Interior Seal Of This Might Hurt


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
61,000 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (5 reports)
2002 Pontiac Bonneville body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2002 Pontiac Bonneville Owner Comments

problem #5

Sep 012008

Bonneville Ssei 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 74,000 miles


Has anyone ever had this fixed? I can't seem to find where the water leak is coming from.

- , Thornton, CO, USA

problem #4

Mar 202002


  • Automatic transmission
  • 12,000 miles

Serious design flaw. Every time it rains, the water collects somewhere inside the the "top-of-trunk" design and all flows directly into the trunk when opened.



- , Mora, MN, USA

problem #3

May 012008


  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles

I am not sure how this is happening because I am not seeing any kind of direct flow of rain into the car. But it is indeed coming through the passenger side door and pooling onto the floor. The only evidence I am finding of how the rain maybe getting in is that the bottom of the interior of the door is wet as if the rain is getting INSIDE the door and leaking out to the inside of the car. I am very frustrated with my Bonneville and ALL it's problems.

- , Mora, MN, USA

problem #2

Jan 022008

Bonneville SLE V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 84,000 miles

Whenever it rains or snows and the snow melts, my trunk is filled with water, it smells and is nothing but a pain in the ass to try to keep dry, you'd think this wouldn't be a problem, i don't think any car should do this let alone a car that is 6 years old!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- , Burbank, IL, USA

problem #1

Sep 192007

(reported on)

Bonneville SE 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,000 miles

After every heavy rain event, water gets into my trunk, wetting the carpeting and eventually pooling in the spare tire well. I discover it weeks later when there is a slight musty smell in the cabin.

I resealed the holes from the rear spoiler using silicone and rubber gaskets thinking that was the source of my problem, but I don't believe that was the source of the water infiltration.

If anyone had a similar problem and knows the solution, please let me know.

- , Titusville, PA, USA

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