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So I have had my 2013 Jeep Sahara for 2 months now. I don't see any leaks in my soft top anywhere. The floor in the front driver and passenger side is always wet. I took it to the dealership where I got it and have been calling everyday looking for answers to no avail. So waiting for them to contact me. Any ideas what is going on? Any one else ever have this issue?
I have been taking mats out and and shop vac-ing the water out every couple days.

Thanks in advance for any help with my dilemma.
 

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Possible condensation from your air conditioner. I own a 98 GMC 1ton that does the same thing when I run the AC but it seems to only do it on high humidity days. Hope this helps.
 

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Hate to be a dick but it a jeep. Mine does it to I can water run down my door seals when it rains hard
 

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I don't run the ac ever lol I like the wind :)

I did contact the dealer and they have a guy coming to look at it on Tuesday.

This is my first Jeep, so I had no idea that this happens.

Thanks everyone
 

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I have a 2009 - no a/c and the carpet gets damp, not wet at no specific time (ie when raining or sunny - no rhyme or reason for it). Try opening your window at night (if you can) or drive with the defroster on. Mine sure seems like it is condensation - warmer INSIDE the vehicle than outside and therefore the carpet gets damp. And I have plastic slush guards too so the carpet cannot "breathe".
 

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no offense to anyone in particular here, but anyone with a JK soft top and water coming in around the door needs to check that the front edge of the side soft top panels is done properly.

there are threads on it here, but if that C shape isn't tucked in, it'll leak, and once it leaks the water can end up pretty much anywhere.

may not be the case here, but it's always good to check.

this is the first soft top Jeep I've ever had, and it's been out in record rainfall, 1+ inch per hour, and nasty t-storms since I got it. not one leak except the one time I was a bit sloppy with the side windows.

I'm pretty sure the OP has a JKU, but it's something to bring up or eventually comes up when talking about soft tops and leaks.

Back to the OP, I've had other vehicles where the AC condensation came out into the cabin rather than down where it's supposed to go. On my JK, it's hitting the 'sauce pipe because I can hear it when I stop -- tssst --ttttssst --- tsssst.

I'd have the dealer document your problem and fix it :)
 

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You could pull the drain plugs it's taking in that much water rather than shop vaccing it all the time.
 

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How much water are we talking about here? Like damp, or actual water where when you press down on the carpet it seeps out?
 

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What a ridiculous comment. Any reasonable person would expect their vehicle to remain dry inside when it was sealed up.
Wait til other things start happening. Like the horn blows on its own while driving, the wipers might wipe and the washer apart on it own. I cant keep radios in mine I'm on number 4 in a year and a half
 

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Hate to be a dick but it a jeep. Mine does it to I can water run down my door seals when it rains hard
Wrong, wrong, wrong.

OP: look, I had the exact same issue. I thought it was the A/C condenser lines, which may have been improperly routed, but that turned out not to be the case.

I took my Jeep to the dealer, and explained what was going on. It turned out that there was a leak that somehow managed to dump rain water onto my footwell. I have a hard-top, FYI.

The Jeeps are great, but the folks putting them together are a bunch of freaking losers. Take it to the dealership, and if the leak specialist is worth a damn, then he'll undork the shoddy workmanship that the "master craftsmen" at Toledo performed. I hope this helps.
 

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I had a fairly bad leak on the passenger side. Standing water in the floor. I was pulling the carpet and the plugs to drain it out. I checked all the seals on the top and couldn't see a problem.

I ended up sticking post-it notes all along the firewall and threshold to determine where the leak was coming in. That finally lead me to see that it was at the bottom front corner of the door. Right after hard rains I'd go out and try and see how it might be routing and noticed that the weather seal itself would drain a bunch of water out at the bottom weep hole when I opened the door. There are weep holes all around the weather seal at intervals. I determined that the weep hole was getting pinched and keeping the water from draining at the bottom. Water seemed to be entering through a weep hole near the top and then routing itself around the door. I took my pocketknife and cut a notch out of the weather seal near the front corner of the door to give water an exit path before coming over the door jam.

No more leaks.

It's a Jeep... just use a pocketknife on it.
 

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What a ridiculous comment. Any reasonable person would expect their vehicle to remain dry inside when it was sealed up.
This. And all the people putting up with it cause its a "Jeep thing" are unwittingly adding to the problem. If everyone took their vehicle back and made them fix the problem chrysler would get off their ass and find a solution. Bottom line is there is a design flaw and chrysler needs to take ownership of it and do the right thing. If they get enough warranty claims it will help force their hand.
 
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