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My '04 BMW 330cic has water in the spare tile well after every time it rains, but the rubber trunk seal looks secure and the upper part of the inner trunk is not wet. Any ideas on how the water is getting in?

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  • mjbrook Sep 29, 2009

    Thx for the followup Ned. I'll be checking it Friday. But makes a lot of sense given where the interior dampness is. If that is the case, what will I need to replace?

  • mjbrook Oct 03, 2009

    Thx Ned. I'll try tomorrow. Hopefully that fixes it.

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Tail light seal is not sealing.. Have someone get in the trunk with a flaslight while you run the hose over the lights. Good Luck -Ned_

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook Sep 29, 2009

    How is it going? Did we locate the leak? If not, let me know. I'm on it with you. Ned

  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook Oct 01, 2009

    The first thing is to remove the taillight assembly and see why it's leaing. May be an irregularity in the metal or the seal.. Take noot on how tight yhe bolts are sometimes the gasket/seal shrinks and needs a wee more pressure. I If you want, you can use clear silicone sealer. If so, Apply it from the inside so so you don't have to clean up the body finish when applying , use a finger to fill the spot. pressing it on won't take much. Good luck. _ned_

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