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Old 11-25-2007, 03:29 PM   #1
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Water in the hatch, Crack in Body......

ok, I had the hatch cracked accidently overnight when it rained. in the morning when i found it the next morning, I had a gallon of water in my spare tire well, and water coming from under my sub box. I pulled the sub box out and I couldn't find the source.

I noticed today that I have a small stress cracck on the DR side in the hatch near where the rubber weather strippiong comes across the roof to the hatch. It is small, but it's still a crack.

Anyone else experience the same thing? I son't have time to find the source of the water leak. I leave for Iraq in a few days. It will be in a garage till I get back, but after that I will need to figure out what is wrong with it!!!!

anyone?


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Old 11-25-2007, 03:51 PM   #2
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hm no idea man.

JB weld should plug it up good till you get back to figure it out.
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Old 11-25-2007, 04:04 PM   #3
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I say seal the crack up the best you can for now and hopefully the massive leak was because you left the hatch poped open and somehow the water trickled down to that spot?

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strip out the panels in the back, close yourself in there and have a friend hit the back with a hose/ low setting power washer and watch for leaks.
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Old 11-25-2007, 05:14 PM   #4
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I'd say some decent clear silicone sealant should be more than good enough and can be stripped off later.
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have some1 spray a hose over the car and be inside and look around and see if u cant find that leak
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yeah, just didn't know if ppl have found a small crack and had THAT much water come in....
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well you did say your hatch was open...
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my dumb ass did the same leavin the hatch open. carried groceries in and never went back out to shut it open the hole way up too. lost some cd to the neighborhood kids but also had the spare tire floating in water the next day. dry it quick and clean so you dont get mold.
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yes, but it KEEPS coming out of somewhere.......I have dried it 3 times!!!!!


I want to know if a stress crack could let that much water in......I drive around, nothing, but when I let the car sit , water comes from under the SUB enclosure.....
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i would say take the subs out and check the box maybe the box soaked up water and if it is hot the water leaks?? not to sure other than that.
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