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I'm having the same issue with water in the trunk. I took everything out and put towels down to find the leak entry point. I have 2 leak points. One is straight down below the 3rd brake light, the other is on the left side panel behind the cover, but no water accumulating in the trough, just the panel cover damp but not super wet. Some have water leaking inside the car, but not me.
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Well after taking everything out of the trunk, drying it out, folding back seats down, putting a towel under 3rd brake light, removing plastic trim piece at the back of lid, and having a Florida rainstorm, I have discovered where my trunk leak was. Water came in where the trunk weatherstripping was. Plus, you can see the black from where water has been sitting for years. Unreal.
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I recently had the trunk opened, poured water at the top of trunk lid channel, then closed the trunk and poured water over third brake light, no water leaking anywhere. So, my leak has to be coming from underneath, water coming in when I drive in the rain. Then I discovered 2 tears in a section of the factory tape. So check those out.
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