Rear defroster is dead

MarkH

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Add my wife’s Sahara to the list. Really stinks that it was just at the dealership for cruise control and weld recalls on Thursday. Now all over again. Fortunately by Rubicons rear defroster is still working. Hopefully for ever not just a few more days/weeks.

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Add my wife’s Sahara to the list. Really stinks that it was just at the dealership for cruise control and weld recalls on Thursday. Now all over again. Fortunately by Rubicons rear defroster is still working. Hopefully for ever not just a few more days/weeks.

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Add my wife’s Sahara to the list. Really stinks that it was just at the dealership for cruise control and weld recalls on Thursday. Now all over again. Fortunately by Rubicons rear defroster is still working. Hopefully for ever not just a few more days/weeks.

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Hi MarkH,
We're truly sorry that this is occurring with your wife's Jeep. Please let us know if you would like any additional assistance while her Jeep is at the dealer. Just send us a private message and we will gladly have a case escalated for you.
Lydia
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MarkH

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Thank you. I called the dealer and sent the photo of the wife's broken tab on the defroster and they are getting me a new rear window. I'm glad I didn't have to go out there just for them to see it in real life. Supposed to get it sometime after Christmas. So we will see.
 

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Had my JLU Sport 3 months and had to schedule it to go into the shop for the same problem. The service desk won’t order the glass until they see it.
 

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Add mine to the list of rear defroster issues.
Already had the rear seat latch issue. What’s next? Thing is only three months old.

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Add my JLUR to the list. Went out today and saw it hanging. Will try calling the dealership and sending a picture so I dont have to drive there. First had an issue with the transmission which the tech found a bad connection in the wiring harness and now this. Granted this is not that bad, but makes you wonder what else is waiting out there.

Wonder how many jeeps are affected?
 

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Well, add me to the list... only had this thing 2 months. Just noticed this morning the rear defroster isn’t working. I need to check the connections to see if they are still on or if they popped off. Was hard to see in the dark this morning. Also got the wobble issue and have had a stabilizer replaced already and it’s still doing it. They did a great job on the jl, love all the new features and looks, however quality got worse. My jk was great, only had like 2 minor issues.
 

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Apparently my dealer is gonna glue it back together instead of replacing the glass
 

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Add me to the list. I'm just letting my issues add up until my first service. Broken passenger seat latch at top. Homelink not working. Plastic covers inside hard top have fallen off. Rear window defroster. Recall for frame welds...
 
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I have this too... any temporary solutions until the dealership can fix? Will taping it to the glass work? glue?

Thanks
 

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I have this too... any temporary solutions until the dealership can fix? Will taping it to the glass work? glue?

Thanks
My amazon conductive epoxy solution is still working well. Granted it’s only been a month, but it seems solid.
 
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Add me to the list, waiting to hear from dealership on what they will do.
Also does anyone else get water running on the inside of the glass from the top?
 

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