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Common leaky roof

Harrik1 South devon uk new member but visited several occasions as guest my current drive black r172 with red leather previous owned r170 & r171 never experienced any issues with leaking roof until now owned this car for last 3 years always treated seals with gummi this winter leaks like a sieve 3 applications of gummi to no avail water floods in from joint 1 on passenger side under acceleration & braking no water ingress until car is in motion all joint gaps correct any advise on diy fix would be greatly appreciated thanks in advance regards HARRIK
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