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Re: water in trunk w/new gaskets? (archive)

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Posted by dan on January 29, 2001 at 16:05:52:

In Reply to: water in trunk w/new gaskets? posted by sam smith on January 29, 2001 at 13:07:20:

What about the seal around the rear window? I had a windshield that leaks once. There are those rear vent slits also that could be allowing water in.

Archives are STILL down...

I've got a mildewy smell out of the trunk - and the sound deadening mat between the shocktowers is moist - every time it rains. It'll dry out and go away, but never ceases to come back. I've got a new trunk seal, and new taillight gaskets, and the license plate fasteners don't leak.

Any suggestions? Only thing I can think left to check is that the rear sunroof drain isn't blocked - but I don't know how to get at it to blow compressed air down it. Ideas?

Thanks.

Sam





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