Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2000 22:20:36 +0000
From: brad <>
Subject: Re: Mysterious Leak in Trunk

In article <>, Jim LeMaster <> writes > When it rains very heavily as it did yesterday. The cardboard cover over >the rear tail lights inside my trunk of the 87 900S gets soaked near the >bottom and some of the trunk carpeting gets wet. This , I think was causing >the bad ground problem that caused my rear lights to act up. I used the fix >as outlined on this board and my turn signals but it still is getting wet. >Since the cardboard only gets wet at the bottom, I think it's not the rubber >gasket around the trunk lid. Anyone have a suggestion as to where to start? > >Jim in WV >87 900 S > > My 88 900 3 door used to leak around a plastic plate riveted behind the bumper, I think it's there for wiring in a tow bar. Some bath sealant around it sorted it out - could this be it? Someone else has advised not using silicone sealant as it can release corrosive fumes. Good luck! -- brad

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