Back door seals

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Silverfox21
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Back door seals

Post by Silverfox21 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:53 pm

Hi, i
i have had my brand new Karoq for 8 weeks two of those weeks its been in for damage repair due to a someone backing into my parked car. When it was returned i decided to go away for a few days, the weather was wet once arrived i unloaded the car i noticed i had mud on my clothes upon inspection i noticed alot of dirt on the seal which is attached to Both back doors and on the inside of the wheel arches there is a lot.
All my cars have acumulated dirt in that area but never as much as this. Has anyone elses noticed the same or i am womdering if it is due to the damage done to my car. :?:


mikaroq
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Re: Back door seals

Post by mikaroq » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:03 pm

I haven't, in fact would say it is one of the best I've had in this respect. I'd suspect the damage / repairs...
Karoq Edition 1.5 TSI DSG in Business Grey with towbar, auto light assist and heated front and rear seats.


ChrisL
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Re: Back door seals

Post by ChrisL » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:49 pm

Hi,

Earlier today I noticed quite a bit of dirt on the inside of the back doors Adjacent to the rubber seal. Suspect this is a design fault with Karoq.

Hope that helps in some way.
Karoq SE L 1.5.


Silverfox21
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Re: Back door seals

Post by Silverfox21 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:37 pm

Thanks really appreciate your coments I feel a little better knowing there is someone who has noticed the same. I was beginning to think the accident caused it. Its still not good having to watch your cloths getting in and out of the car.


Grumpy
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Re: Back door seals

Post by Grumpy » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:29 am

Crud build up is 'normal' on these back door seals. They are better than the Yeti ones but it is annoying. The metal work is at least protected on the Karoq better that the Yeti door where the muck was trapped on the seem for the wrap around for the stomne protection 'foil'.
Grumpy. Karoq 1.0L SE in Business Grey previous Yeti owner


Milfmog
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Re: Back door seals

Post by Milfmog » Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:07 pm

This sort of dirt build-up is not unusual; my yeti used to do it too.

At least the door sills do not seem to get as dirty as the yeti; I don't find mud on my trouser legs every time I get in or out of the car.

Have fun,


Ian.
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Karoq SE-L 1.5TSI DSG 2WD. Emerald green, beige leather, heated screen and steering wheel, lane assist, blind spot assist, adaptive cruise control.

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Silverfox21
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Re: Back door seals

Post by Silverfox21 » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:13 pm

Thanks milfmog, the picture explains its a normal. Appreciate it mate.


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