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Old 08-30-2012, 05:56 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by tramtwo View Post
Nope not from Issac from a local dealership.

What concerns should I have with standing water inside of a closed Camaro for three weeks in the heat of the summer? Where can mold grow and what can be done to clean and disinfect the car completely if anything? What effect on the wiring and electronic equipment if any is there? The water that is visible is in the back foot wheel area.

I assume that the water level made it above the center of the wheels? If so, you have wheel bearings, differential, and other components to consider in addition to your interior problems.

Electronic modules could be damaged, etc. If you want to quantify the damage and/or mold growth, take out the seats, console and carpet. Only then will you really be able to gauge the damage.
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