124 Estate Spare Wheel Drain Hole

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  1. brucemillar

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    My 124 Estate has a "drain" hole directly under the spare wheel. I am guessing that this should have a bung/grommet in it? Unless being used to drain water from a wet spare wheel?

    Can anybody confirm please.

    I am guessing that this may be the source of some (if not all) of my rear end condensation.

    I have a good tailgate seal and also had all the rear windows seals replaced and rust spots removed.
     
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    As said should be a grommet in the hole that has a kinda flapper valve in it to let water out but not in. I think it's a1239972981 Mercedes-Benz Parts, Inchcape which should look like

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    at least that what's the underside of mine looks like. As well as some drain grommets there's also vents hiding low in the side panels which could let water in if damaged or the rubber flaps have gone awol etc google images 1248370230
     
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