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Old 03-10-2015, 12:51 PM   #1
888
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2001 Legacy L wagon
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Default Water inside rear wagon taillight lens

I am getting a lot of water inside the rear lens assembly on my 01 Legacy wagon.

Lens meaning the large red part with SUBARU on it.

How much water? when I open the hatch, water trickles out of the access flaps for the rear lights, it's coming from around the bulbholders for the running/brake lights on the hatch. It's been raining lightly this morning, nothing serious, I can't imagine what it will be like when it really rains.

There was a small crack in the lens assembly just about in the middle of the SUBARU lettering and I caulked that as a test and it did nothing to slow it down.

I cannot find anywhere that looks like it's a spot for a leak, has anyone seen this and know where the water is coming from?

Thanks!
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Old 03-16-2015, 11:39 PM   #2
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I know from first hand experience and have had the same issue. The smallest crack will let water in and a lot as you've seen. Best bet is to fork out the money and buy a replacement one. Ebay has a few for the $100 + mark. A lil high in my book but most are real clean and will solve the issue
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Old 03-18-2015, 12:09 PM   #3
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I have this exact problem on my '03. The same crack right where you describe. I have not sealed it yet. Sounds like getting a new one might be the best way to go.
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