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Old 06-13-2009, 08:41 PM   #1
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I have a water leak in the trunk, which will fill the spare wheel well.....i've climbed in the trunk and had the wife spray but only found a little leak in the body seam along the trunk seal up the drivers side , which i siliconed and it doesn't seem to have any drips there now.....somehow think it is down the bottom of the trunk lid somehow.........anyone else any ideas
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Check around the antenna, Also check the underside of the car like in the wheel wells. I've seen holes rusted threw in to the trunk and in to the back seat area.
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I had the same thing. The leak was perking up at the bottom of the seal by the latch. The water would run down the trunk channel and seal, then enter the trunk by the latch. Get in the trunk and try it again and look near the latch and the seal.
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OK i'll try that.......i guess i should have put in there that it leaks while sitting still in driveway etc.......there are no holes in body or wheel wells ............i thought it looked to be near latch before but never seen any when in trunk , but i'll try again THANKS for the reply
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I had the same thing happening. Used to be soaked in the trunk. Leak was from around the latch. Stays mostly dry now with the exception of very heavy rain and it will get slightly damp but nothing major.
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I remember seeing a great write-up on this a while back. It should still be in the archives somewhere. Try the search function. There were pictures of all the suspect areas in the post I'm thinking of. I'd search for it if I had more time, but I gotta get back to work.

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I had a similar problem in my Riviera. Around the antenna there is a rubber flap port thing that lets water in and whenever it rained water would come in and collect around the spare wheel area. Wasnt too bad, but when it warmed up outside it started smelling like mildew
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