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147 boot leak

Hi all, I've searched for some clues on here already, but not found anything that relates to the problem my car has.

I've had the car 3 years & had very little bother with it... now all of a sudden it has developed a water leak in the boot, a bit like a dripping tap! I've managed to trace where the water is coming out of, but not how its getting in there to start with- its draining down the inside of a double skinned part of the rear pillar, and exits just above the rear light opening (see attached picture).

I've dropped the head lining to check the aerial, wiring harness grommet and hinge points, and it doesn't appear to be any of those. I've run the hosepipe over it whilst sitting in the boot (cramped!) and the water isn't getting past the bootlid itself, i.e. the inside face of the rubber is dry. I've also tried using sealant inside the rubber seal itself, where it grips onto the lip of the bootlid, but with no luck.

Anyone traced this type of leak before?

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Hi mate did you ever find the cause? I have the same and I think I know where it's coming from.
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