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Old 08-31-2012, 04:38 PM
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Leaking Hardtop - Normal ???

I am looking at a 1998 Wrangler that has a hardtop.

The dealer says that the top leaks a little. He didn't say where.
He also stated that all TJ hardtops leak a little.

I'm sure that NOT ALL of the hardtops leak.
But, provided that the top is not warped or damaged, could this be just a matter of needing to replace a seal?
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:41 PM   #2
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My hard top doesn't leak. Been raining for the last three days due to Isaac and no leaks. Probably a seal bad.

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Old 08-31-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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Mine doesn't leak either.
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:57 PM
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Yeah.
I figured he was trying to put a spin on it, making it sound like it was normal.
No seller wants to admit that the vehicle has flaws.
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I have a leak but I think it is where the light wire goes through the door and not the top
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:06 PM   #6
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I have a leak on my with the back glass i just gave up on trying to fix it but i have a garage now so i can pull it in there and let it air out it doesnt leak bad though only in heavy rains
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My hard top doesn't leak, but it's not a stock hard top. If you find out where the leak is, it's probably not too hard to patch it up. It's not a dealbreaker I don't think.
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I bought a used factory hardtop 6 years ago. No leaks ever.
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This is the first hardtop ive had on my Jeep. No leaks at all, softtop on the other hand was a nightmare lol.

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