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Old 02-15-2024, 12:16 PM
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Thanks,

PPF idea not for me though.

We actually enjoy having the sunroof open when the weather is suitable.

Also why did they put that bolt straight through into the boot? That's always a possible water entry point.
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Thanks,

PPF idea not for me though.

We actually enjoy having the sunroof open when the weather is suitable.

Also why did they put that bolt straight through into the boot? That's always a possible water entry point.
The bolt and bracket on yours looks very different to mine. I have the factory towing option and there is a large steel plate at that point. Granted it's still a penetration but there little chance of a leak when the bolt is properly tightened. I've not heard of others having leakage there.

My wife's VW Tiguan had a boot (trunk) leak in the same location, for the same reason. The rear bumper trim mounts penetrate the boot space and allow water ingress. Easy fix once you track it down but you have to question the design that uses expanding plastic retainers in this role!!
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Happy days, pouring with rain in Australia today. 200mm in only 8 hours!
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Did you check/seal the bump stops for the hatch?
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Yes no dramas there.

I ran a lot of water over the rear tailgate and no leaks from the bump stops.

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Maybe I'm missing the very obvious but I cannot find the sunroof drains in the sunroof itself. I found the rear exit ones that drain out the back and presume the others are below the A-pillar but I can't see where in the sunroof surround the holes are. It's a 2001 so no pano roof. No leaks inside but I want to snake out the pipes.

Bentley manual is helpless here.
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