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Trunk problem. Water collects beneath the trunk lid. When the trunk is opened water drains into the trunk instead of off to the sides wetting my belongins. I've never had this happen with a new car before. What's the problem?

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The gasket which is supposed to seal the truck lid may need to be replaced. Be sure that the water can drain out on both sides of trunk, just under the lid. Just because a car is new doesn't mean that the gasket isn't defective. Have your dealer check it out, it should be covered under the warranty.

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