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Old 09-10-2005, 07:14 PM
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W123/300td: Water collecting in spare tire well - Sources?

Hello - I'm geting water collecting in the spare tire well after heavy rain - any ideas as to likely sources - Where does the sunroof drain at the rear & how - I can't see any drainage holes underneath & I'm suspecting it's leaking internally & ending up in the spare wheel well.

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Old 09-10-2005, 07:42 PM
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most likely

from the rear window gasket. it can be replaced or caulked with (i use black silicone). some here dont like silicone, but i have had good luck with it for about 15 years so far.

sometimes i have found even a new gasket needs caulking.

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Old 09-11-2005, 02:44 PM
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Tom - do you mean the tailgate window or the rear side windows?

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