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Rubber grommets I plugs

Rubber grommets or plugs are fitted at numerous points on the body. They are frequently used as seals for cables, hoses or actuating links. Rubber plugs are frequently used for gaps caused during production.

Example: Possible problem locations in the tailgate area

Example: Possible problem locations in the tailgate area

Des cript ion Description
1 Hinge seal
2 Cable duct

Leaks can be caused by badly fitted or damaged rubber grommets and plugs.

Damaged cable insulation can also cause leaks.

Where components are bolted on, water can enter if there are inadequate seals at the connection point.

To resolve

  • Correctly fit rubber grommets / plugs. During fitting, ensure that the sealing lips are not trapped and are applied properly.
  • The contact area of the rubber grommets / plugs can also be sealed with PU sealing compound
  • Replace the damaged rubber grommets and repair the damaged cable insulation.
  • Smooth the panel deformations in the contact area of the plugs.
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