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Our Nissan Micra is leaking water in the footwell - what can be causing it?

I bought my daughter her first car - 2000 Nissan Micra. It's started leaking water into passenger footwell pretty badly. I checked the door and windscreen seals but it seems to be coming from under the glovebox area. It’s been suggested that it’s coming in through the scuttle vents into the heater chamber. Do you have any ideas?

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It might be a broken or dislodged pollen filter cover or pollen filter gasket. Or might be a flooded scuttle vent well because the drains either side of it are blocked. The best implement to clean them out is a teapot spout brush from an ironmonger or kitchen shop.
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