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Old 09-01-2004, 07:58 PM   #1
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Water leak into trunk area

This has been driving me crazy trying to figure out. In my ’99 Safari 25, I have a water leak in the rear trunk area on the door side. It does not get soaked, but rather maintains a slight dampness to the carpet. I have checked the top lights, the side light and the rear light. They are sealed on the top, and open on the bottom. There is no indication of water through the lights. The trunk closes tightly, and everything on the roof looks sealed. This winter I had some work done – replaced the trunk latches and replace the bottom chrome trim. I suspect that one of the two must be my problem, but I cannot figure out a solution short of using gobs of sealant on both. Any suggestions?

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Old 09-01-2004, 08:31 PM   #2
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Is there enough room for you to climb in while someone wets the trailer down? That's how the dealers sometimes find the problems in this area.


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Old 09-01-2004, 11:21 PM   #3
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Maybe you could put a bright light in the trunk and close the door and look for the light leaking thorugh. Of course you would do this at night.

I had to do this in my closet near the wet bath to finally find my leak there.
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Old 09-04-2004, 06:21 AM   #4
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Both are good ideas! I have twin 8 year olds that would love the opportunity to take turns locking each other in the trunk, and have Dad endorse the idea. I’ll start with the light, since the trailer is currently in storage without access to water.


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