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post #16 of Old 04-21-2009
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If your issue is that the lens in a hatch is leaking, then you should just remove and rebed the lens...using only silicone, unless the OEM has a different specific recommendation. It's a simple job, the work is mostly removing the old sealant from the lens and the alu frame. Get those clean, and resetting the lens is a piece of cake, and it will last for many years. Smearing a coat on top may not be successful, and is not likely to look too good.

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