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Ther are two possible causes. Either the lens seam is separated or the gasket on the bulb housing is torn/missing. Replace the gasket. Clean the lens seam, a tooth brush works well for this, and seal with silicone.

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Q: How do you prevent water from getting in the rear tail light assembly of a 1999 Estate?
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