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Honda Accord Leaking Gaskets May Allow Water into Tail Light Assembly

Honda Accord Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004

Average Mileage: 151,006 mi (45,000 mi - 284,000 mi)


Leaking gaskets around the tail lights can allow water entry into the tail light assembly. New gaskets should fix this concern.

  • Visitor, , 70,000 mi

    Water had leaked into drivers side rear brake light so I ended up using some caulking to seal it up

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  • Visitor, , 197,652 mi

    gasket leaked around lights replaces gaskets working fine now

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  • Visitor, , 129,000 mi

    Water leaking into both tail light housings. Passenger side is minor, driver's side fills about one third full with water and empties into trunk when trunk lid is opened. Probably just run a thin film of silicone caulking around tail light assembly, less cost and hassle than replacing gaskets.

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  • Visitor, , 280,000 mi

    passenger side tail light fill up with water and leaks into trunk. driver side tail light leaked abot a hundred k mile earlier, had to buy compleat tail light assy. to repair leak,(and they are kind of spendy)

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  • Visitor, , 125,000 mi

    Leak in driver side tail light - water runs into truck when lid opened.

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  • Water in taillight

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  • leaky gasket around taillight

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  • Visitor, , 125,000 mi

    Both tail lights leaking.

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  • Visitor, , 74,000 mi

    water runs out of taillight assembly when trunk is open

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  • Visitor, , 122,300 mi

    Trunk Tail lights on the passenger side have moisture inside the fixture and noted a cup of water under the trunk tire.: Plan new gaskets.

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