2020 Jeep Wrangler water drip rain rail problem

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Question for everyone I bought a 2020 Wrangler 2 months ago and I am having a major water drip from the rain rail that is rite over the driver and passenger front doors and it goes rite inside the Jeep when you open up the doors I opened a claim with chrysler and they are asking for all kinds of opinions from different dealers when they know this is a build flaw and there is no fix. I got them 1 opinion and sent them a video of it. Anyway does anyone know of a fix for this issue.?






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Known situation; has been that way since the JL came out in 2018, and maybe even with earlier models. Just a bad design, but not something that can be “fixed” without some aftermarket engineering. I’ve seen a few versions of different “channel extensions” that people have applied, but none look factory IMO.

But to me, it‘s a Jeep. Not too concerned with a little water getting in when opening/closing the door during a downpour.
 
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Known situation; has been that way since the JL came out in 2018, and maybe even with earlier models. Just a bad design, but not something that can be “fixed” without some aftermarket engineering. I’ve seen a few versions of different “channel extensions” that people have applied, but none look factory IMO.

But to me, it‘s a Jeep. Not too concerned with a little water getting in when opening/closing the door during a downpour.
i am very concerned for a 43000 vehicle but anyway thanks for your input and I did see the aftermarket stuff but I do not like the way it looks. This is my 4th Jeep first time for this kind of issue.
 

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Just the way it is....some parts of the JL are poorly designed.....this being one of them. On a more positive note, the roof is not nearly as prone to leaking as the JK.
 

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Question for everyone I bought a 2020 Wrangler 2 months ago and I am having a major water drip from the rain rail that is rite over the driver and passenger front doors and it goes rite inside the Jeep when you open up the doors I opened a claim with chrysler and they are asking for all kinds of opinions from different dealers when they know this is a build flaw and there is no fix. I got them 1 opinion and sent them a video of it. Anyway does anyone know of a fix for this issue.?

All of them do this, due to the shape and size of the roof . Theres this drip rail extender rubber piece that u can buy over the internet . A band aid fix but its cheap. It works even though it's not very aesthetically pleasing .
 

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i am very concerned for a 43000 vehicle but anyway thanks for your input and I did see the aftermarket stuff but I do not like the way it looks. This is my 4th Jeep first time for this kind of issue.
Just Engineer Every Part -Jeep
 

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Just the way it is....some parts of the JL are poorly designed.....this being one of them. On a more positive note, the roof is not nearly as prone to leaking as the JK.
If it was a JK all the water would still be going in the same spot while the doors are closed lol

I yanked the carpet in my 2011 and got used to pulling plugs every time it rained 🙃
 

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I just put a wad of Coax Seal at the end to block the water. Another solution is to always park up hill, but not always practical. That's why I went with the Coax Seal. Others have used things like silicone caulking, but the Coax Seal stays pliable no mater the temperature and age and can be removed easily.
 

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