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Water in the trunk where the spare tire is...

When it rains I get a trunk full of water... a lot of water, just where the spare tire is...

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It's most likely the weather stripping along the top of your trunk, where the hinges are. There is probably a bad contact, or missing the weather stripping.

pour a small amount of water down the back of the car, give it some time and then take a look inside maybe you will see where it's dripping from. if you can, fold your seats down and sit inside the car with a flashlight while someone else empties a glass of water approx. on your back window, roof of car etc.

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Posted on May 08, 2009

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    maybe it's from underneath the vehicle, from the wheel wells possibly. as you drive, your tires just fill it up through a leak under the vehicle somewhere. inspect the wheel wells, and under the car for cracks, rust, holes, anything that could be the cause of the leak.

    What kind of vehicle is it you are talking about?


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The problem is comming from the rubber gaskets where the wires come out of the body at the top of the rear hatch area. i had this problem with my 05 equinox( piece of junk). had it back to the garage 6 times for this leak, they finnaly found where it was leakingand put urathane window sealer on the gaskets to seal it up and no more leaks. good luck with your repair

Posted on May 14, 2009


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