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Old 08-07-2012, 07:59 AM   #1
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Air Leak

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brand new (less than 100 miles when I noticed it) 2013 Unlimited with air rushing in between windshield and dash in lower left corner (driver's side). Stopped at Dealership last night on way home and they are going to look to see where it is comming from this Friday. I looked under dash on drivers side this morning before comming into work to see if a grommet or plug was missing. I am guessing they are going to have to pull off dash. Wondering if anyone that has pulled off dash on the newer models like mine would have any ideas. Just trying to be pre informed before they go looking and come back with their reasons why it happen.
Thsnks in advance ....
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Old 08-10-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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WOW .... no comments on what it may be ?
Well went to dealer this morning and took a tech for a ride so they could see what I was talking about. He heard and felt it and we went back to Dealership where he got some painters tape and taped up the channel on outside of front window. It seamed to help some but air still was rushing in. He didnt keep it to just start ripping the front windshield off but instead wanted to talk to another tech that may know of another reason it may be happening. Unfortunatly the other Tech was off today. I will drop it off next week so they can check it better. I did look better at it when I got home and did notice if you look up from the hood (while up) towards air vent area under drivers side front window there seams to be an expanding type of foam insulation/gasket stuff. I wonder if the stuff did not properly fill the void and air is getting by BUT I am not fimilar enough with Jeep bodies to know ?
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Old 08-20-2012, 11:43 AM   #3
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I don't think I have a leak in my 13. I drove in what was like a tsunami the other day and a car wash and not a leak to be found. I hope this gets worked out for you.
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:34 PM   #4
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No water comming in just air ...
My floor is dry as the desert in the hot Summer Sun :-)
I still think it is comming from bulkhead gasket but I am
not fimilar with what it looks like with the dash removed.
I'll let them do what they think and hope it stops the problem.
I'll know by tomorrow night unless they break the windshield ... LOL ..
Either way I aint worried .... I got Lifetime Warranty and they give
me a vehicle to use .... I just wish it was ANOTHER Wrangler ;-)
Last time it was a car and I felt like my arse was dragging on the ground !
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:26 PM   #5
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All fixed ... It was the gasket around the window.
They removed the old one and re-sealed it.
Finally ..... no more air leaking in !
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:01 PM   #6
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I hope this is just an isolated issue, i'm about to order my JK13 once i get to see the new colors in september. I'm hoping i'ill be able to see what they look like on 9/4
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Old 08-22-2012, 04:21 AM   #7
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most likely is ....
they Service Manager showed me a picture he took
with his cell phone. As the gasket rounded that corner
weither it was done manually or robot. Was twisted
and caused the gasket not to seal right.
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