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10-31-2013 08:20 PM
tg2684 2010 JKUR. Dealership has replaced soft top 4 times for leaking. Works for 3-6 months and it starts again. Took it in yesterday for the same issue and they said I need a new bow assembly and door seals. Jeep has 46,000 miles on it and I'm in the extended warranty. First quote was for $650 to repair. After I got the service manager involved and had him look at the number of times I've had to bring my jeep in for service on the top he agreed to do the work for free. We will see how long this repair lasts.
10-31-2013 08:19 PM
wmshay6 2014, two weeks old, premium top. thre rain events, one of them severe. dry as a bone inside.
10-31-2013 08:09 PM
BonesBrigade No leaks. Regularly take it through car wash.
10-31-2013 08:08 PM
Sueby 4 jeeps, all soft tops (one part time hard top), 2 TJs & 2 JKs and not a single leak. Guess I'm lucky like that.
10-31-2013 08:05 PM
RKracing 5 JK's............. All have leaked 2010, 2011, 2013 x 3. All soft tops and 1 primo top. All on passenger door. It sucks!
10-31-2013 07:52 PM
jp2611
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Originally Posted by pepatrick View Post
and thats going to help you how?
My Frameless doesn't leak...(but my factory top did after 7 years).... or the St on the JK or the HT on the JKU...guess I am just lucky......
10-31-2013 07:42 PM
pepatrick
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Originally Posted by Jbyrder View Post
Leaks over both doors... Saving up for a frameless
and thats going to help you how?
10-31-2013 07:28 PM
Jbyrder Leaks over both doors... Saving up for a frameless
10-31-2013 07:25 PM
kbwwolf
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Originally Posted by Bertman View Post
Mine didn't leak during Sandy last October.

Add some foam here and there and accept the fact these things don't have rain gutters.

Or buy a Kia Soul and leave these things to the people that know how to handle them.

Haha...that works, too.
10-31-2013 06:44 PM
Bertman Mine didn't leak during Sandy last October.

Add some foam here and there and accept the fact these things don't have rain gutters.

Or buy a Kia Soul and leave these things to the people that know how to handle them.
10-31-2013 03:36 PM
brian d My trektop has absolutely no leaks at all. Now my factory hard top is another story...
10-31-2013 02:52 PM
kbwwolf Soft top from Tim, at ORH, in Canada. I run it year-round in Wisconsin, and have no leaks.

10-31-2013 02:46 PM
StarBrite Brand new 2014, only had it for two days...

We got DUMPED on here last night. News reported we got 7.86" overnight. Checked this morning and the inside was dry as a bone...

10-31-2013 12:17 PM
JSichthus Traded off the 08 soft top that never leaked a bit.

Had my 14 JKU with HALF doors through a Local automatic wash last week with no leaks at all. When power washing it, I was able to get some drips through the seam at top, where soft top meets soft upper
10-30-2013 09:37 PM
BlackOpsJeep Mine doesn't leak. I have a 2012 JKU.
10-29-2013 04:01 PM
MSpiegel00 Regular soft top on my 2-door '14, three months old, no leaking yet.
10-29-2013 01:09 PM
jimmyjames78 I replaced my 97 TJ soft top and not a leak before or after the replacement
10-29-2013 01:05 PM
SaharaSamantha 08 Sahara soft top that leaks once I open the door when it rains.. Other than that, no big issues
10-29-2013 01:01 PM
walc Seven Wranglers and never more than a few drops. However, I've never tried a drive through car wash.
10-29-2013 12:59 PM
Threecard 2004 Rubicon and neither my hard nor soft top leak.
10-29-2013 10:30 AM
FIREMIA 2013 JKUS premium soft top. No leaks.
10-29-2013 10:17 AM
Monster75 I have a 2012 with the hard top. I have found that it leaks only when I over tighten the bolt in the sound bar. I have noticed just finger tight and it doesn't leak. I at first thought they needed to be extremely tight. Well live and learn.
10-29-2013 08:31 AM
erniecast I pressure washed my JK last night to get Jeeptoberfest mud off and no leaks whatsoever. :-)
10-29-2013 08:23 AM
benzat 2009 jku and no leaks on my soft top i even power washed my soft top yesterday and no leaks on the other hand my hardtop leaked the first day i got it but took it to the dealership and they found out whats the problem the hardtop wasnt sitting right on the rubbers. but so far so good
10-29-2013 07:36 AM
ssteacher95 2013 2 door Sport, I live in Florida and it didn't leak at all during the summer downpours, now if only that damn CEL would stop coming on...
10-29-2013 06:34 AM
dukedallas Not a drop, and I have a 2012 with a 2013 premium top that didnt come with it.
10-29-2013 06:09 AM
DF Jeep A summer of no leaks. Just switched to the hard top. I'm hoping for the same luck all winter.
08-27-2013 07:46 PM
TherapyJeep Mine doesn't leak but like someone else said if I open my door when its raining it definitely rains into the jeep. I would make sure you put the top on correctly and everything is attached tight.
08-27-2013 03:31 PM
SRTie4k My 2012 leaked when I got it, so I brought it to the local Chrysler dealer. A day, a complete mess of butyl tape and a new windshield upper seal later and it no longer leaked.
08-27-2013 03:25 PM
gorillahydrographics I have a 2013 2 door soft top. Had it out this last sunday in the mountains when it began to rain. After 30 minutes the top seam above the rear window had begun to leak. The white backing on the inside was soaked!

I also noticed that all the seams with the white backing was soaked and had started to drip.

Those who say thats just the way it is are either to lazy to make it right or they have more money to throw away than I do.

If you buy a Mercedes convertable or a Jeep neither should leak if the top is in good condition.

I saw a college student here in tucson the other day that had a 4 door JK with a soft top.

The rear sails were not tucked under the rails and the windows not tucked in to the door rail. I asked her why she drove around like that, she said

" I wasnt sure how they went so I just left them unhooked."


Some people care about the things they buy, some dont. Its easier to say "its a jeep thing" than to correect the problem.

The dealer here has aked me to drop it off and if they can duplicate the leak they will replace the top - so it must not be a jeep thing.
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