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Water in tailgate

Postby TDI-line » Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:47 pm

Hi all,

since my purchase about 3 months ago, i have recently noticed water has entered into my tailgate. :cry:

Each time i open the boot i can hear the water run from top to bottom, and leak through various plastic grommits on the tailgate. And then when i close the boot, it runs from bottom to top.

It has got worse this week with the heavy rain, and i can now hear the wate slosh when i corner.

The car is booked in with my local dealer next week.

Just wondered if anyone else had come across this, and maybe point out to the Audi Tech's what the problem is. :lol:

Thanks,

Dan.
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Re: Water in tailgate

Postby Chelmersteve » Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:26 pm

There are a number of posts on here about this - the leak appears to be around the tail lights on the hatch if I remember rightly.
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Re: Water in tailgate

Postby kwakaman » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:07 pm

Ask Moh. He used to keep fish in his spare wheel well..lol.

ps... stop using pressure washers to force water in it. (not a rant, just a thought).
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Re: Water in tailgate

Postby TDI-line » Sat Apr 28, 2012 6:55 am

Thanks for the replys, i'll have a look at these other posts.

Kwak, i've only cleaned the car once, :lol: , without a pressure washer :lol: , but i know what your saying. :geek:
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Water in tailgate

Postby Mojito » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:22 am

Does sound like a dodgy light seal Dan!

Let us know what happens.

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Re: Water in tailgate

Postby TDI-line » Sat Apr 28, 2012 6:15 pm

Mojito wrote:Does sound like a dodgy light seal Dan!

Let us know what happens.

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Cheers Mo.

I bet your very happy now, well not that you wasn't happy before, i'll stop there.

Btw, did i see you this afternoon near Yaxley - Glacier BE. :mrgreen:
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Re: Water in tailgate

Postby triplefan » Sat Apr 28, 2012 6:41 pm

TDI-line wrote:when i close the boot, it runs from bottom to top.


Cool, gravity defying water, is it leaking from an alternate dimension :roll:

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Water in tailgate

Postby Mojito » Sat Apr 28, 2012 6:45 pm

TDI-line wrote:
Mojito wrote:Does sound like a dodgy light seal Dan!

Let us know what happens.

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The new BE is on the drive! ;)


Cheers Mo.

I bet your very happy now, well not that you wasn't happy before, i'll stop there.

Btw, did i see you this afternoon near Yaxley - Glacier BE. :mrgreen:

Yes! I did see you Dan!

I said to the wife, Dan from the forum lives there then you drove past me LOL, i flashed my hazards back!

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Re: Water in tailgate

Postby TDI-line » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:22 pm

Mojito wrote:
TDI-line wrote:
Mojito wrote:Does sound like a dodgy light seal Dan!

Let us know what happens.

P.S
The new BE is on the drive! ;)


Cheers Mo.

I bet your very happy now, well not that you wasn't happy before, i'll stop there.

Btw, did i see you this afternoon near Yaxley - Glacier BE. :mrgreen:

Yes! I did see you Dan!

I said to the wife, Dan from the forum lives there then you drove past me LOL, i flashed my hazards back!

Was heading down the A1 to Central London


Nice one, i did see the hazard's flash. :D I then looked for my hazard switch as i realised i had never used it. :lol:

We'll have to meet up soon for a good look.
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Re: Water in tailgate

Postby TDI-line » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:25 pm

triplefan wrote:
TDI-line wrote:when i close the boot, it runs from bottom to top.


Cool, gravity defying water, is it leaking from an alternate dimension :roll:

Sorry, I'll get my coat.....


Hey, i've got keep them Audi tech's on there toes, and there lending me an A5 coupe S-line 3.0T Quattro for the week, so i need to drag it out. :twisted:
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