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Ford Kuga
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Body Repairs - General Information » Wind Noise
Attached parts

The add-on parts include:

  • Exterior mirros, handles, controls.
  • Mouldings, roof mouldings, lettering.
  • Roof aerial, roof rack or connections for roof rack systems.
  • Bumper mountings.
  • Injection nozzles, door contact switches, bump stop rubber.
  • Control unit seals.
  • Tail lamps.
  • All kind of screwed connections (pedal block, door and tailgate hinges)

Example: Possible water entry points at the rear lamp

Example: Possible water entry points at the rear lamp

Description Description
1 Clips
2 Gaskets.
3 Rubber grommet

Add-on body parts must be fitted with seals, grommets or sealing compound to prevent water entry. However, even when a sealing system is fitted, the screw thread may still cause leaks.

Corrective action

Seals must be tested and, if necessary, replaced.

Check contact surface and adjust if necessary.

Points sealed with sealing compound must be thoroughly cleaned and the seal replaced. Check grommets and replace if necessary. At all screwed connections, seal the thread with an appropriate sealing material.

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