Does anyone find water in the spare tire compartment in the winter and if so how did you fix it

Asked by Feb 24, 2012 at 03:19 PM about the 2007 Pontiac Torrent Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the water freezes in the spare tire well in the winter, how do you stop it

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find where the water is coming in, usually the back hatch weatherstrippingis worn, cut or ripped, new weatherstripping should solve the problem.....

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it only happens in the winter with the snow and slush..never does it when it rains

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maybe theres a hole in the undercarraige and snow and slush is thrown into car by tires....

this problem started the first year we got it

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Its a problem with a lot of THE Torrents & Equinoxs. Pontiac has an issue with the gasketing around the hatch, GM issued a bulletin (Not a recall) regarding this. I pushed this issue and got part of the repair at the dealer paid for. My problem wasnt specific to winter though, I had the problem even when it rained.

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