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Old 08-14-2008, 05:52 PM   #4
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It's quite likely that different years/models have different potential rust issues. I took the hatch cover off my '06, but couldn't see any problems, existing or potential.

But I did find an issue with the drain holes (five) on the hatch itself. You don't have to take the cover off to see these holes (two are visible in the photo). These drains are important to prevent rusting. Well....two were clogged with wax, and one was improperly punched out at the factory. I was able to open them all up with a small screw-driver. This chips some paint....a little touch-up paint fixed it. Something to check out...

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