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Old 12-16-2000, 07:48 PM
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On the passenger side of the trunk under the plastic insert I have a puddle of water. I was wonder if anyone might know where this water is coming from and how to resolve this problem.

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1989 300E Champigne
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Old 12-16-2000, 10:11 PM
Wm. Lewallen
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water leak in trunk of 1983 240D

There is a drain(it's a rubber fitting) that is probably clogged up. Take a screwdriver and push through it. As for the leak; dry the trunk out real good and then take a water hose and go over the trunk with water. If this doesn't work, have someone with a flashlight get in the trunk and flow water over the trunk. Good luck.
Bill Lewallen Lexington,Ky.
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Old 12-17-2000, 10:37 AM
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I usually just reach under from the side of the car and push around the four petals with my finger and this will cause it to drain.

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Old 12-17-2000, 03:56 PM
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My 123 leaked at the rear window. Many 123's also leak at the taillight assembly. My wife and I stopped to look at a 1979 300d at a car lot and when we opened the trunk both wheel wells where FULL of water. We didn't even take it for a test ride. This is a very common 123 problem. Good luck and happy holidays, Jay

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