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ok i know this is old news but iam going crazy i like my jeep but i just cant get over paying for this thing and having to see the front floorboard flooding all the time i mean like almost every it rains every day where i live it rains everyday ive taken it to the dealer many times over the last 5 months they changes all the seals they even gave me new freedom tops and no luck and they dont know what to do and i dont ether
 

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First of all, take a deep breath.

I got winded just reading your post. :D

Now, is there any warranty left on your Jeep?
 

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lol dont know but at this point but at this point i think they are guessing dude they even had to replace the hinges on the door they rusted
 

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Your hired. Come down and fill out a application.
And not Schlitz or Nattie Lite either.....I'm more of a Guinness drinker......
 

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lol dont know but at this point but at this point i think they are guessing dude they even had to replace the hinges on the door they rusted
That's actually pretty common...the rusted hinges. Happens to people who never have leaks.

If you have warranty, then you're in good shape. I know it doesn't seem like it at the moment, and it can be really frustrating. What you need to do is treat it just like a business transaction. There's a problem with the Jeep that THEY SOLD YOU. It's on them to fix it. Be calm and rational when dealing with them. Freaking out, cussing, spitting, or taking a swing at some Lyle Lovett Hairdo in the service dept won't help solve the problem.

At a certain point (usually after they've tried and failed to fix it), the dealership will have to get Chrysler involved. That's often where the "leak specialist comes in."

How many times have they tried to fix your Jeep's leak?
 

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i think its the 7th time
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And it's under warranty? Probably time to take it up to the dealership and tell em to fix it...or find you a replacement. Did you buy it new or used? Hard top or soft top?
 

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victor068: There are lemon laws in New York that govern if and when a dealership is required to either fix your vehicle or replace it. Here's a link:

New York Lemon Law Statutes

Now, I'm not saying you should go charging in their spouting threats about the lemon law, but it's good information to have. Make sure, too, that your dealer knows you have the info. :D

In the meantime, here is a tiny (and I mean tiny) sample of recent posts on leaks, some tips for having them fixed, fixing them yourself, living with them, or sometimes just laughing in the face of them. Read these. There are tons more if you go to the search section and type in JK leaks.

I got a leaky one :(
How prevalent are the roof leaks

Don't think all Jeeps leak. Many of the folks on this (and other) forums only experience a leak if they get caught with their tops off, or don't reinstall their tops properly.

If your Jeep's been in 6-7 times for leaks, then you got a problem. You just gotta ride herd on the dealership till they fix it. Just make sure they get it done before the warranty runs out.
 

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i still have 1 1/2 years left on the warranty and the jeep is the right and been there for two weeks i over herd the service advisor saying something about replacing the entire hardtop so lets see what happens
 

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i still have 1 1/2 years left on the warranty and the jeep is the right and been there for two weeks i over herd the service advisor saying something about replacing the entire hardtop so lets see what happens
Keep doggin' em, victor. If your Jeep has been sitting on their lot for two weeks and they're still TALKING about putting a new hardtop on it...

While they might not be able to control your Jeep's leak problem, they damn sure CAN control their dealership's customer service, which sounds kinda piss-poor to me.

And if you're in a rental car, I hope they're paying for it. :D
 

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Where does it leak? So far all you have mentioned is the floor is wet - this could actually be holes not sealed correctly under the rear flares if there are no dribbles down the doors.

Mine just came back from the 5th attempt to repair a soft top leak that poured water over the left door handle. Door has been re-aligned, door seal replaced, few other tricks they tried, lastly they finally got a new foam seal kit. Installed it and I took it home - pissed down rain a few hours later and now I had 2 leaks. The original was gone but now water was running down the front edge of the doors just in front of the windows.

After a couple of hours it eased so I went out to try and see why/how etc, noticed the header clamps were not in place properly so undid the latches and did them back up again (I find I have to push them up hard while doing up the clamp to get them to sit properly). A few hows and buckets of rain later no leak.. So even the workshop guys dont know how to put a soft top on properly.

Heres a link to a copy I have of the official Jeep leak diagnostics document to at least give you some ideas as to where it may be coming from.
 
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