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How do I stop the trunk from leaking on my contour?

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Hope this might help. I was having trouble with the trunk leaking on my chevy colbolt because of a sliver crack on the tail light, plus I also learned the colbolt have a drain hole under the trunk.

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Could be a faulty gasket for the trunk lid, a seal around one of the tail lights, or a problem with the back window.
If you can put something in the trunk to pinpoint the source of the leak it would help. Or put a battery powered light in the trunk and look at night for the gap on the outside.

Posted on Jan 22, 2013

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