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problem with rear window seal capturing water

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Printed Date: 21 Jul 2018 at 6:38am


Topic: problem with rear window seal capturing water
Posted By: speculatrix
Subject: problem with rear window seal capturing water
Date Posted: 23 Jul 2017 at 4:51pm
I am not sure where this question belongs.

somehow the rear window seal captures water, so when I open the hatch, water comes out from the seal mid-way up the glass, and unless the car is level or slightly higher at the back than the front, runs and drips off into the boot!

this has been a nuisance for some time now, but today was very bad because there was torrential rain which causes the seal to be completely full, so when I unloaded the car having gone shopping, a lot of water ran down!

I'll see if I can get a picture of this to explain.

I am wondering if there's an easy fix, or whether somehow the seal has been displaced so that this can happen?

I did have the boot rattle, which I cured using some thick tape round the hoop on the base of the boot, a problem many people have had, but it shouldn't cause the boot to be offset any significant distance and cause the leak.

thanks for any ideas.


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2011 model QQ+2, n-tec, red, 2L turbo diesel.



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