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Water leaking into boot


Look at the seal closely. If you see where it comes threw. I cut there with a razor blade and fill the inside with cotton. Then silicone the cut. Let it set an hour before closing the boot. If you have a brake light mounted in the boot. This is usually where a lot of water will come in. I silicone them in also. Spoiler on the boot, I remove them and silicone them down.

Jul 27, 2016 | Hyundai Excel Cars & Trucks

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(water pool in boot only - soft top)


Check for a damaged, defective, or missing boot seal.

Jun 22, 2016 | Mazda Cars & Trucks

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Peugeot forum


open the boot lid and gently run a hose on the back glass(do not allow any water to flow over the boot seal) Have some one do this while you check around the window drain area inside the boot and up in the mudguard areas checking for rust holes or cracks. Use talk powder in these areas to detect water trickles or feel with you fingers for wet areas . Check the steel lip that the seal is fixed on for rusted areas underneath it as water will get in these holes.

Jul 22, 2014 | Peugeot 307 Cars & Trucks

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Water getting inside my boot lid. No idea how ? pours out when opened also leaked into spare wheel well. Causing damp inside boot and going mouldy. HELP


what model estate or saloon. estate check the electrics at the roof point. saloon check the rubber seal also if the vents get blocked in the boot you get a build up of condensation in the boot and the boot pannels inside.

Jan 19, 2014 | 2000 Audi A4

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What is a cv boot? or a Axiel booster?


A cv boot is the rubber boot on end of axle by tire.... if u hear a poping sounded when u trun the wheel then u need new axle not just boot.....

Jan 21, 2011 | 1999 Honda Accord

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Water is leaking in my car. when pressure is applied to the back seat, water comes out. water collecting in compartment in trunk and spare tire storage


put a hose on it and check for leaks ,could be the rear screen or the boot lid seal.Quick solution is to drill a hole or two in boot spare wheel area to let the water out

Dec 31, 2009 | Toyota Celica Cars & Trucks

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Boot fills with water after heavy down pour on 2001 s type sport , some times engine miss fires ,,,until i dry boot out then runs fine ,,boot seal looks ok ,how do i stop water entering the boot...


I would suggest that the rubber seals on the boot surround are in fact faulty or the boot lid is very badly aligned. (Has there been an accident repair to the boot area?)

1. Check the seals again - every inch - and check for movement as some of the rubber adhesive which glues the rubbers to the body work may have broken down.


2. You should be able to replicate the problem with your garden hose. Run the hose full bore over the upper section of the boot lid and over the rear window for a few minutes. As soon as the surface water has cleared the exterior body work open the boot and you should be able to detect where the entry point is by inspecting the edges of the boot compartment and the boot lid.

One person I know popped his wife in the boot while he ran water over the boot area to find a troublesome leak point. I would not recommend doing that.

Dec 05, 2009 | Jaguar S-Type Cars & Trucks

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Au Series II ford Forte, boot leaks


remove the spare tire and inspect for rust or holes to allow water to enter it ...or have a person sit inside the trunk area and use a hose starting low and going up slowly to trace the source of the leak

Aug 25, 2009 | 2002 Ford E-Series

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Seal maybe damaged on bottom roof seal and letting in water to the boot on the offside of car


The lower roof seal penetrates to the cabin rather than the boot (regardless of whether you have a soft or hard cover on)
If you're getting water into the passenger side of the boot, it's most like the boot lid seals are perished - inspect these carefully and replace them if required.
Good luck, Sherwin

Apr 29, 2009 | Mazda MX-5 Miata Cars & Trucks

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Ford foucus letting water in right hand side of boot


I have the same problem and unfortunately, Ford service center did not solve it. But fortunately I solved it myself. The water is coming from the right side in my boot. I remove the plastic cover inside, right side of course, simply use a screw driver to remove the plastic lock, two or three of them. You will find an air vent, made of black plastic with rubber as the stopper. This is where the water comes in. Try to pour water in that side of your car to find out if we have exactly the same cause of problem. The water passes in the opening where your rear bumper and car body meets, and find it way through that air vent.

Dec 24, 2008 | 2005 Ford Focus

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