OK, so this has been bugging me for a while, and no-one seems to know exactly what it is or it's purpose.
On some vehicles (including the newer Rogue), I have noticed on the inside of the rear wheel arch, just above the tire at about the two o'clock position, there is a slight bulge/protrusion in the metal/plastic. I also saw it on my sons new Corolla that he just bought. It is also present on the latest Mazda MX-5, and I've seen it on the Alpha Stelvio as well.
So, what is it called, and what does it do?
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