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That’s unfortunate but I am glad to hear they have figured out the issue. It is just a matter of removing the windshield and installing a new gasket?
 

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Frunk - not sealing when bonnet is closed.
Footwell - several possibilities. Bad windscreen seal; bad door seal; excessive water getting into the fresh air intake; clogged drain in the air duct (where AC condensation should drain).

There is no cover that would cover over the fan (the part with the white electrical connector in the picture) and the rest of the area. There are few people who would be down there looking up at it. A cover would be added weight and cost.
I had a leak into frunk. A USA forum suggested removing the seal rotating it 180 degrees and replacing it.
It worked. I now have dry frunk.
 

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My I-Pace sat for two weeks during which we had some pretty strong rains. When I came back this was the situation:

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So I went to the dealer and indeed, the guy knew immediately what the issue was: a bad windshield seal on the passenger side; he reached into the car, pushed against the windshield from the inside, and it lifted off the roofline! It did not do that on the driver side.

They want to replace the entire windshield because if the current one breaks during removal before resealing I'm out of a car for weeks ... they can't even get an ETA for a new windshield now.
 

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So I made an interesting observation about how to get water out of the car. Sure, you try to mop up as much as possible, but moisture remains in the carpet and beneath.

Turns out that EVs have an advantage: the warm battery helps evaporate the water in the footwells and at night when the outside temperature drops (and the battery is still considerably warmer than the outside), the water condenses like crazy on the inside glass surfaces, including the panoramic roof. Lots of water can then be wiped off in the morning before the sun rises and heats the cabin. A couple more nights like this and the car will be dry I think.
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You could try folding the back seat down, spread out plastic sheeting covering the whole back area, and fill it with DampRid (or equivalent).
That might absorb the moisture and reduce the manual labor of wiping.

Be thankful you're in a warm climate. You'd be scraping ice off the windows of the inside around here.
 

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I'm keeping windows closed during the night (there's tons of condensation on the outside of the car this time of year here and I don't want that inside), but during the day, yes, doors open and in fact I'm running a fan pointed into the footwell as well. Has made a huge difference, I'm almost done. I think tomorrow will be back to normal.
 

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When my Cayenne had water in the footwell I had the luxury of a garage, where I could put in a fan, open all the windows and sunroof, and had it dry pretty quickly.

I’m thankful for my garage now! 🙏
 

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Got a wet/dry shop vac of any size (small will do)? Apply suction to pull out some of that moisture from the footwell.
 
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