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Trunk is full of water! 1997 Sentra

I removed the drain plug in the spare well, but where could the water becoming from? My 1997 Sentra is in good shape, no problems with the trunk seal. Where could all this water be coming in from? Are there common spots for leaks?

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    Mike Butler May 11, 2010

    Can you see any signs of dripping on mat in trunk? Is the lid closing tightly? 100% sure seal is not the problem? Water only gathering in spare well, drain plug fits good & snug?

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How do you know the trunk seal is not leaking? Did you sit in the closed trunk while someone sprayed copious amounts of water over it? The other most common leak spot is from one of the tail lights. There is a goopy material that goes aroung the tail light that is supposed to seal it. You can usually pick this up at a auto supply store. It can also be coming from a body seam in the trunk. Check the lights and then check the body seams.

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