I HAVE WATER IN MY LIFTGATE. HOW DO I DRAIN THIS WATER, AND HOW DO I PREVENT THE PROBLEM FROM RECURRING.

  • Tiny
  • whirlwind1953
  • 2006 Cadillac Escalade Ext
  • 55,000 miles

Water is leaking into the liftgate, and drains out, when the liftgate is opened.

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Monday, January 9th, 2012 AT 11:17 PM

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  • cadieman
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Check the drain holes under the lower gate. There are holes their for drainage.

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Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 AT 2:48 AM
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  • factoryjack
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First is to identfy the source of entry, using a hose. It could be from the high mount lamp area, or an unsealed body seam. Once identified, repairs can be made using seam sealer, urethane, or whatever it takes to stop the water entry, and maintain appearance.

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Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 AT 4:37 AM

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