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10-14-2012 09:32 AM
blackbelt I have a 13 jkur and mine leaked. I think it was my fault. I removed and reinstalled the freedom panels and no more leaks.
10-13-2012 11:52 PM
Matches
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Originally Posted by AndyLA View Post
Will it rain in Spain while I am on the plane?
It may, but you will know it as the rain in Spain fall mainly on the plane!sp
10-13-2012 11:26 PM
RJL1 Leaked when I bought it in 2010, brought back to the dealer and they fixed it the first time. No issues since.
10-13-2012 10:41 PM
ave8er 2012 JK 2 door roof on both side leaks like a screen door. I keep meaning to get it back to the dealer.
10-13-2012 10:34 PM
radtype I have a 2011 JKUR with soft and hard top. No leaks. I'm going to keep my fingers crossed since I'm changing to hard top this weekend.
10-12-2012 11:14 PM
hoopiron 2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport. Been to 2 different dealers 5 times and they can't fix the leak. Will never buy another Chrysler product. Floods the passenger floorboard everytime it rains.
03-08-2011 01:01 PM
jeepchick921 My leak issue was resolved by the dealer. Apparently the weather proofing/foam was installed improperly when it was built. So far.... so good!
03-07-2011 08:38 PM
jsaket 2011 wrangler sport roof leak- 2nd time no luck with the dealer-I'm angry!
02-07-2011 07:16 PM
jmp308
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Originally Posted by jeepchick921 View Post
I have a 2010 soft top and the passenger side is horrible. Actually today, there is a small lake on the floor. I have made sure that the door molding is seated properly (still can't get over the fact that you can just pull it right off) and that the top is on right. Doesn't matter. The inside of the door will be soaked and the seat and floor are just sopping wet. The driver's side doesn't leak; it just pours in, from the roof, when you open the door. I know that it's a jeep and it is meant to get wet, but I shouldn't have to get a well a@@ whenever it rains.
My 2010 Sahara had the exact same thing day one and I took it right back. The dealer added silicone to the bottom of the A-pillar right where it meets the door frame and it had never happened since. It maybe a known issue with soft-tops
02-07-2011 06:53 PM
jeffk42
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Originally Posted by j33pZ
2011 jku. Leaks every time it rains. Problem is, it rains all the time. Taking it to the dealer a third time. Good luck.
That's definitely a problem. I raise and lower my top probably at least 5 or 6 times a week on my 2011, and the seal is always perfect.
02-07-2011 06:38 PM
j33pZ 2011 jku. Leaks every time it rains. Problem is, it rains all the time. Taking it to the dealer a third time. Good luck.
02-07-2011 03:49 PM
jk'n jeepchick,

If it is a new jeep, let the dealer work on it. With a door leak, it is either a door surround that is not properly seated or misaligned door or the seal itself has some defect. Whatever the cause may be, the dealer should help you out on the cure.

jk'n
02-07-2011 12:07 PM
jeepchick921
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Originally Posted by ottobinotto View Post
its a jeep thing. part of the price of having a soft top. water might get inside eventually
Wouldn't mind a little water... I'm talking a lot of water. It runs down the passenger side door and I have to shop-vac it out and use a dryer to dry out the seat. I shouldn't have paid all that money only to have to carry plastic with me so my kid can sit on the seat when it rains. That's not a jeep thing, that's a problem.

02-06-2011 05:00 PM
Avalon786 2010 2dr Soft Top. No leaks I am in one of the best testing grounds...seattle
02-06-2011 01:39 PM
ottobinotto its a jeep thing. part of the price of having a soft top. water might get inside eventually
02-05-2011 09:41 PM
jeepchick921 well another day of rain in Jersey and another lake in the passenger side. still hadn't dried out from last week. can't wait to see what the dealer has to say on monday
02-03-2011 05:26 PM
jk'n There was a slew of brand new leaking jeeps in model year 07 and 08. Many people solved the leaks themselves. Chrysler tried as they did, couldn't solve mine and bought it back. They probably solved it and resold it (my guess). When I got my replacement and it leaked in the exact same place I thought I was doomed. They adjusted it twice and it hasn't leaked since. A brand new jeep that you paid 30+ K dollars for shouldn't leak on delivery. Consumer protection laws help to insure that. If mine leaks now, I will find the source and fix it. Different story when it was new though. With a vehicle that has as many seals as a jeep, expect problems over the life of the vehicle. Water will eventually find its way in. Best advice I can give is keep the seals clean and lubricated with a thin coat of silicon base lube. My jeep is 2 - 1/2 years old and still no leaks. I have found that Turtle Wax Ice interior cleaner does a real nice job on the seals and keeps them looking new....and keeping water out.
02-03-2011 01:59 PM
rics1997 Like any problem from any vehicle, you hear about the complaints and not those that have none. If you have no issues there is no reason to say my roof doesn't leak. I really doubt it is a major issue but anytime you have a roof that come off or folds down there is a chance of leak issues but it is not a common issue but if you have it you will complain about it.

I think you will find that the vast majority have no leaks and have no reason to say I have no leaks other in threads like this.

Only time mine ever leaked was when I pushed my freedom top on wrong and folded the gasket over. Took it off and straightened it and never had the problem again. But buy any soft top and there is a chance of a leak either from user error of bad seal.
02-03-2011 01:43 PM
Mac2411 Took my 2010 for her first bath this morning (road salt and grime) in a high pressure automatic car wash and no leaks I could see. Of course, given the date of the original post, I'm sure the OP long ago made his choice and has moved on.
02-03-2011 12:00 AM
jramsay 2010 2 door soft top, never had problems up front, water gets in the back if it's really bad outside, I had a nice pile of snow back there this morning. Nothing awful though really
02-02-2011 08:01 PM
Islander902 "'07 with no leaks at all...unless i open the door and invite the waterfall "

lol, x2 on that .. still exists on the '10

what is the deal with that anyways, they must be able to engineer it to send the water somewhere else...
02-02-2011 03:18 PM
JIMBOX Nothing prevalent about the leaks atall--

Rumor hasit that 'CHADWICKS" jeep, never leaked water inside-

If I'm liein-I'm diein !!

JIMBO
02-02-2011 03:16 PM
Mr. Sinister
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Originally Posted by jeepchick921 View Post
Bill... love the Back To The Future quote!
02-02-2011 03:08 PM
ncossey My 07 2dr leaks like crazy. I do believe its because my door stripping is bad though.
02-02-2011 02:53 PM
jeepchick921 Thanks, MTH... didn't think it was normal. I put a call in to the dealership to get it checked out. The top and the weather stripping are def on right. Good tip about the top being swapped.

Bill... love the Back To The Future quote!
02-02-2011 12:53 PM
repoman100 I have a 2010 JK 2 doors, went through HEAVY rain, car wash, hosed it down many times and never had a drop in the cabin.
02-02-2011 12:39 PM
Mr. Sinister My 2010 will have a steady stream pour down all over the plastic trim piece on the floor from above the door handle area when I open the door, but nothing when the door is shut.
02-02-2011 12:36 PM
MTH
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Originally Posted by jeepchick921
I have a 2010 soft top and the passenger side is horrible. Actually today, there is a small lake on the floor. . . . .
Occasional leaks, some water on your neck when you open the door, etc. can all fairly be called "jeep things". What your describing cannot. That's not even close to normal. My 2010 4 door soft top has ZERO leaking so far under any circumstances. I've had it for eight months now.

You're under warranty--take it back to any dealer and get them to figure it out. My bet is either the top is on wrong, the frame of the top or the upper body panels of the Jeep are bent, your weather stripping is on improperly, or you have the wrong year soft top (i.e., it got swapped at the dealer when somebody before you wanted a hard top that was originally on your jeep and they did the swap w/o considering the years are different). We can mostly eliminate the final option if you get your build sheet and it shows a soft top.
02-02-2011 12:25 PM
jeepchick921 I have a 2010 soft top and the passenger side is horrible. Actually today, there is a small lake on the floor. I have made sure that the door molding is seated properly (still can't get over the fact that you can just pull it right off) and that the top is on right. Doesn't matter. The inside of the door will be soaked and the seat and floor are just sopping wet. The driver's side doesn't leak; it just pours in, from the roof, when you open the door. I know that it's a jeep and it is meant to get wet, but I shouldn't have to get a well a@@ whenever it rains.
01-31-2010 12:51 AM
RubiJK12 09 Unlimited soft top-Oregon- No leaks
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