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I have water collecting in the well in the boot around the spare wheel. the plugs in the boot seem perished (cracked rubber...old)...could this be the problem?

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Check rubber seals around boot on car not boot lid

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Hi yes that would help but rember they are for you to drain with please check the seal rubbers around the boot also there are drain holes in the gully where the rubbers seal make sure they are not blocked check the rubbers are not perished or cracked

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I've just got the same problem. Did you find out what it was. The funny thing is, The carpet cover on top of the well is dry as. Does not seem like the water came from on top.

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