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09-21-2013 05:32 PM
Alexia
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Originally Posted by Alexia View Post
The passenger side door leak has been fixed, but now there is a leak on the driver's side. Tossing it back to them this Friday. This makes four trips to the dealership for repairs.
About to make trip number five to the dealership. I have a pool behind the driver seat and passenger seat.
07-18-2013 12:49 PM
Javy115 My freedom panels leak too same place. Picked it up today after they supposedly fixed the leaks. And what do you know water in my driver side slush mat again. Showed the guy today before i drove off. Apologized and told me to bring it back next Tuesday. I got a 2012 4 door Sahara only 2200 miles on it. It's going back next Tuesday for the 3rd time. Unacceptable.
07-18-2013 11:25 AM
Javy115
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Originally Posted by Little R6 View Post
Had a 2012 JKU, no leaks for the year I had it (front tops came off 1/2 dozen times). Traded it for am 10A and the top leaks down the drive pillar and today above the radio. The tops are not even (driver side back about 3/16" compared to passanger side. Dealer is taking a look at it tomorrow. Their "specialist" is in only on Tuesday's hopefully it's only the misalinment, otherwise it'll go back on Tuesday too. They said not to worry, if the nav unit hold condensation in the screen they said they will replace it and the front carpet if nessesary. Will post after I hear what they adjust.
My freedom panels leak too same place. Picked it up today after they supposedly fixed the leaks. And what do you know water in my driver side slush mat again. Showed the guy today before i drove off. Apologized and told me to bring it back next Tuesday. I got a 2012 4 door Sahara only 2200 miles on it. It's going back next Tuesday for the 3rd time. Unacceptable.
06-06-2013 09:18 PM
Little R6 Had a 2012 JKU, no leaks for the year I had it (front tops came off 1/2 dozen times). Traded it for am 10A and the top leaks down the drive pillar and today above the radio. The tops are not even (driver side back about 3/16" compared to passanger side. Dealer is taking a look at it tomorrow. Their "specialist" is in only on Tuesday's hopefully it's only the misalinment, otherwise it'll go back on Tuesday too. They said not to worry, if the nav unit hold condensation in the screen they said they will replace it and the front carpet if nessesary. Will post after I hear what they adjust.
06-04-2013 10:16 PM
vitodivita 12' Jku..no leaks. Same on my previous 09' Jku.
06-04-2013 07:14 PM
jcirks Have had my 2013 JK in ten yes ten times for the same leak on the right side a pillar. I have started the lemon law process as well.
05-19-2013 06:18 PM
tramadoc Hi everyone. Been almost a year since Chrysler bought back my 2 door 2011 Sport Soft Top. I replaced it with an Avalanche afyer Chrysler bought it back. I wasn't happy with the truck and I bought a 4 door 2012 Sport Hard Top. Whereas my 2011 was Detonator Yellow, my new one is Dozer. I'm not sure if they consider that orange or yellow. It looks yellow to me.

Anyhow, the reason I'm posting now is to tell you that my 2012 does not have a single leak whatsoever. It just so happens that my 2011 turnes out to be a bad build. My 2012 is perfect. I wish everyone else who is having problems the best of luck. Things have a funny way of turning out fine.

Sean
05-09-2013 09:02 PM
jk'n ^^ Believe it or not, it is a fix that usually works wonders. Problem is they put too much on it. It only needs a slight coating. Just spread it out with a cloth so that the seal looks wet but not so much that you can see streaks in it when you rub your finger on it. Now that mine is out of warranty and after Chrysler bought my first one back because of leaks, I keep the seals in good shape and working properly by occasionally washing and re-applying a coat of silicone grease. I didn't get this idea from a dealer. I got it from a fellow jeeper when I was camping up at Sebago Lake in Maine. I used to worry about a leaking jeep. At 5 years old now I worry a lot less. I don't blame you for being upset about the mess however as it is very unprofessional for them to have done such a poor job applying it.
05-09-2013 08:53 PM
packardex I took my 12 into the dealership for a leak up front. Their answer was to coat the front seals with some silicone grease. They made a MESS grease all over the bottom of my top. I stopped back at the dealership today and chewed their a$$. I told them I wanted the tops cleaned and the seals replaced if needed. The grease was a feeble attempt at a shade tree fix. I will not take it off often but when I do I do not want grease job.....
04-13-2013 10:43 PM
nubzsidefx
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Originally Posted by SLEIPNIR View Post
4th visit to the dealer still leaks. Not only that, but the freedom panel over the drivers side fills with water... You can hear it slosh around when you brake and accelerate.
That really sucks dude. Must have a pinhole or a hairline fracture in it
04-13-2013 08:16 PM
odd42 Only of I don't screw the t-top in well
04-13-2013 07:58 PM
RockLobstah 2013 JK Sport with Hardtop...several car washes later and no leaks.
04-13-2013 05:35 PM
SLEIPNIR 4th visit to the dealer still leaks. Not only that, but the freedom panel over the drivers side fills with water... You can hear it slosh around when you brake and accelerate.
04-13-2013 04:56 PM
MichiganJeepster Ok guys the Jeep went in for the third time for passenger side floorboard being soaked. This time they replaced the header saying it was mis-shapen causing the leak. To my surprise, three days of hard rain and no leaks!!! Wind noise is still terrible on drivers side, I guess the tech did not road test it after to check to see if the new header also solved the windnoise problem like the paper work said it did.
04-08-2013 05:28 PM
Burger16b Mine did took it to the dealer 3 or 4 times to fix various leaks. They changed out the my jets and some other crap. Now it's all good
04-08-2013 02:45 PM
ChiefDan Trip Number seven to the shop today.

Direct calls from Chrysler have begun....
03-27-2013 10:23 PM
nubzsidefx
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Originally Posted by Old Dogger View Post
. They also wanted to sell me a set of rubber floor mats for $95.00 to keep the water off of the carpet, I thought that was a good idea, but I didn't want to spend the $95.00. I traded it in on a 2013, which so far does not leak.
Lol
03-27-2013 10:13 AM
Jeeperz Creeperz
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Originally Posted by Old Dogger View Post
My 2012 water would leak in at several areas in heavy rains and soak my carpet. My dealer tried five (5) times to fix it, but finally just gave up and said that I would have to live with it, because it is just normal for them to leak. The other option that they gave me was too use household silicon caulk on it, but then the tops would be permanently sealed and could not be removed, I declined there offer to do that. They also wanted to sell me a set of rubber floor mats for $95.00 to keep the water off of the carpet, I thought that was a good idea, but I didn't want to spend the $95.00. I traded it in on a 2013, which so far does not leak.
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That sucks! I would have asked them to show me leaks at similarly equipped new Wranglers on the lot. Use a garden hose if necessary to prove that this leakage is normal for all new Wranglers. If they didn't leak start the lemon law procedure (depending on the law in your state).
03-27-2013 10:01 AM
ChiefDan So about two weeks ago I took mine in for trip #6 for the drivers side leak.

As of now - looks to be solved.

For those who are following the soap opera - I had a 2011 before my 2012. The '12 came form a different dealer - who was great at being willing to try and look for the problem, but they outsourced water leaks to a 'specialist' - they were able to solve the pax side, but not the drivers side.

I then went back to the dealer I originally bought the 2011 from (as my 2011 didn't leak...), where their own techs do the leak work. Seems to have solved the problem.

I'll go ahead and recommend Tacoma Dodge Chrysler Jeep on South Tacoma Way for anyone in the Puget Sound area who has a leak issue.
03-27-2013 04:32 AM
Old Dogger My 2012 water would leak in at several areas in heavy rains and soak my carpet. My dealer tried five (5) times to fix it, but finally just gave up and said that I would have to live with it, because it is just normal for them to leak. The other option that they gave me was too use household silicon caulk on it, but then the tops would be permanently sealed and could not be removed, I declined there offer to do that. They also wanted to sell me a set of rubber floor mats for $95.00 to keep the water off of the carpet, I thought that was a good idea, but I didn't want to spend the $95.00. I traded it in on a 2013, which so far does not leak.
03-26-2013 08:15 PM
jcirks My five month old 2013 JK is currently in the shop for the sixth time for the same friggin leak. As far as I'm concerned its a friggin POS!
03-26-2013 04:08 PM
Jeeperz Creeperz Just to report the other side. My 12 JKU Sahara Soft Top will be a year from purchase at the end of April and I rode through some heavy rain and wind last Friday. Still no leaks. The condo I am renting does not have garage space so it is outside in a parking lot through all of our weather. This is my 1st Wrangler and I have had the top of off/down numerous times. I am still amazed how quiet it is and that there are no leaks even though the rear windows are zippered and velcroed. Even with my rookie mistakes it is good.

I do feel your pain (99 300m nightmare) and hope Fiat/Chrysler steps up to resolve these issues for you. I am leary of their quality and service.
03-26-2013 02:45 PM
panther111
Passenger floor wet

Just bought a 12 month old 70th anniversary hard top. Done 10,000 miles and discovered that the passenger floor is wet. used to have a grand cherokee, beginning to wish i had replaced it and not gone for a WranglerÖ Just joined forum, seems like a good place to get tips and advice.
03-26-2013 02:42 PM
Alexia
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Originally Posted by Alexia View Post
Found it leaking through the seals between the panels and main section through the sound bar. Standing water on the floor boards. :/ I dropped it off at 9AM this morning and the dealership already has five Wranglers in line for water leaks. The hard top or panels have never been removed.
The passenger side door leak has been fixed, but now there is a leak on the driver's side. Tossing it back to them this Friday. This makes four trips to the dealership for repairs.
03-12-2013 07:03 PM
MichiganJeepster One of you guys has to know how to stop water from getting in on passenger side front door soaking my floorboard on 2012 JKU Hard top. Been to dealer twice and it leaks worse with new door seal. I don't get it, the door seal is so tight you have to close the door so hard to keep it from bouncing back at you. Inside of door frame near the top front corner is beaded up with water which runs down and gathers in the floorboard. Windshield has terible wind noise on drivers side too. Help me guys please.
03-01-2013 05:33 PM
kytjjk Mine leaks can go 2 weeks with nothing then pours.should have got a soft top.might have had less leaks.
03-01-2013 04:52 PM
Bsoa4200 Yeah mine leaks driver side floor is all wet. First noticed it last summer but just decided it was from wet feet or washing the floor mats and putting them back in wet. I have to say I have been to three different dealerships to fix the issue. Chrysler has the worst warranty. The third dealer canít find a leak and refuses to fix anything lies, lies, and some more lies. I Called Chrysler and have a case manager that does not return calls and said if the dealer canít find a leak then there is no warranty repair. What a load of BS! Iím going to take it out of town to a 4th dealer to address the issue. This will be my 4th attempt at a fix, if they canít fix it lemon law time. I love my 2012 arctic but if this problem is as bad as it is now I don't want the hassle of it five years from now. For 42,000 bucks I expect a better customer experience. Chrysler has ruined my jeep experience.
02-15-2013 09:02 PM
Mopar2Ya I had the leak from the freedom panels directly over the dash/radio, the dealer said it was a pinched seal, time will tell if it's fixed. I went in for new upholstery(warranty denied), I came out w/damaged center console, chipped paint, & who knows what else I barely had time to look it over before heading back to work.
02-15-2013 03:13 PM
TopTomato
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Originally Posted by Longshoreman19 View Post
I own a 2013 4-door Rubicon and have recently noticed the carpet in the rear was damp. I was able to trace the leak at the rear glass seal and rear hatch door.
I'm afraid to take it in to the dealership where I purchased the vehicle because all their shop employees are a bunch of numb nuts and don't care about being careful around other people's investments. For all I know they might fix the one leak but may cause several more where it has never leaked before.
I've heard of several owners complain about having leaks in the center if the freedom tops and having to place Tupperware bowls above their Stereo/Nav/DvD to prevent damage, I hope I never have that problem.
If you have water on the floor in the rear you might want to check out my thread. I think I found the source to why I was having water in rear.

Here is the link:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/doe...es-219366.html
02-15-2013 01:24 PM
Longshoreman19 I own a 2013 4-door Rubicon and have recently noticed the carpet in the rear was damp. I was able to trace the leak at the rear glass seal and rear hatch door.
I'm afraid to take it in to the dealership where I purchased the vehicle because all their shop employees are a bunch of numb nuts and don't care about being careful around other people's investments. For all I know they might fix the one leak but may cause several more where it has never leaked before.
I've heard of several owners complain about having leaks in the center if the freedom tops and having to place Tupperware bowls above their Stereo/Nav/DvD to prevent damage, I hope I never have that problem.
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