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Leaky Micra k12 rear light seal

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by northernchappy, 24 Nov 2017.

  1. northernchappy

    northernchappy

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    Read fixes with silicone.
    Do i take the foam rubber 'roman sandal soles' off the light fitting then go round holes with silicone and stick lights in.?
    Will i get the fittings off ok if i need to change a bulb?
     
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    Aye, use silicone on both sides, but leave the foam seal in. You're not alone, they all leak!
    No probs with the bulb change, the silicone seal will split ok with care.
    John :)
     
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    Thanks, will get siliconing.
     
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    Silicone is marvellous - I use heatproof stuff in a poultice round my van ex. manifold - pump some in every year for MOT stops it chuffing slightly. It's Gun Gum for the 21st Century(y)
     
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    Didn't know there was heat resistant stuff too.
    I had to use it on a gromit that was too small for the hole it was in. No water ingress so far touch wood
     
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