UPDATE-YEP IT’S A JEEP - IT LEAKS

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Hey any resolution on this? My few days old JLUR is doing the same thing. After yesterday's rains, my front passenger floor was wet - also in the same area my JKU used to leak! Haven't had a chance to take a look at the seals or reseat the panels yet, but figured I'd ask if the header seal fixed the issue.

Im not really worried about it as the Jeep is waterproof and my '12 JK did this for 6 years and 103K miles! But since the JL is new, figured I'd try to address it.





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Hey any resolution on this? My few days old JLUR is doing the same thing. After yesterday's rains, my front passenger floor was wet - also in the same area my JKU used to leak! Haven't had a chance to take a look at the seals or reseat the panels yet, but figured I'd ask if the header seal fixed the issue.

Im not really worried about it as the Jeep is waterproof and my '12 JK did this for 6 years and 103K miles! But since the JL is new, figured I'd try to address it.
Yes, all fixed now, new header seal and dealer also sealed the welds on the windshield frame, not a drop anymore.
 

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Yes, all fixed now, new header seal and dealer also sealed the welds on the windshield frame, not a drop anymore.
Thanks nvabill! It rained this morning and everything was dry so I’m just gonna keep watching it. I don’t want service creating an issue or making it worse. Glad urs got fixed.
 

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I backed up a slight hill today and water leaked from above onto my shoulder and arm. Could not find the source. Should I let it slide or call the dealer?
 

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I backed up a slight hill today and water leaked from above onto my shoulder and arm. Could not find the source. Should I let it slide or call the dealer?
slippery slope ...they have been leaking for decades

Mine gets a drip in from time to time and I just chalk it up as a Jeep thing
 

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Ok with the leaks, coming in from the drip edge into the front cabin is a non issue, it will come in unless you put some silicone sealant at the front end of the drip edge to keep it from leaking into the cabin space. My question is did you have leaks before you took the freedom tops off? OR Did leakage start shortly after you took your top off?

So far I have no leaks, my JK leaked like a sieve. I have not taken the top off yet and if and when I do will I experience leakage?
 

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Ok with the leaks, coming in from the drip edge into the front cabin is a non issue, it will come in unless you put some silicone sealant at the front end of the drip edge to keep it from leaking into the cabin space. My question is did you have leaks before you took the freedom tops off? OR Did leakage start shortly after you took your top off?

So far I have no leaks, my JK leaked like a sieve. I have not taken the top off yet and if and when I do will I experience leakage?
I’ve removed and replaced my freedom panels many times since getting my JLUR in April and have no leaks. The water management system in the JL is significantly better than the JK. I also don’t think the foam pieces on the new configuration play as much a role in keeping water out anymore so as they get compressed, I don’t think you’re as likely to experience leaks like in the JK.

I replaced the foam in my JK almost once a summer and still had leaks. So far so good with the JL. Take those panels off and enjoy ur jeep!!
 

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Mine rode out Hurricane Florence, 2 days of driving rain in the neighborhood of 24" worth. Not a drop inside.
 

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Water runs down inside of back glass, right rear passenger door leaks bad during car wash , all seals look good , very disappointed
 

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I went through the car wash today and I have a little water that drips out around the right top of windshield and a pillar. Hopefully they will find something at the dealer.
I went through the car wash on Veterans Day. Noticed just drops forming on rubber on inside front passenger window. In the back on the body inside the left and right window panels I noticed small amounts of moisture as well as on the panels in the back and where the jack is as well. Weird thing I recently noticed is my soft top above driver and passenger front doors is coming up. I lifted top and put it back down to try and fix and stuffed it in there but its noticeable to me and other jeep owners when you look. No leaking though.

Speaking of leaking...... when are they going to come out with a fix for the waterfall on the front passenger and driver side roof drains!!!
 

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I've used the spray wash 3 times and not once has my Jeep leaked.
I use it every week and no annoying leaks. I posted before

I went through the car wash on Veterans Day. Noticed just drops forming on rubber on inside front passenger window. In the back on the body inside the left and right window panels I noticed small amounts of moisture as well as on the panels in the back and where the jack is as well. Weird thing I recently noticed is my soft top above driver and passenger front doors is coming up. I lifted top and put it back down to try and fix and stuffed it in there but its noticeable to me and other jeep owners when you look. No leaking though.

Speaking of leaking...... when are they going to come out with a fix for the waterfall on the front passenger and driver side roof drains!!!
 

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Does anyone have leaking in the windshield near the dash? Center of the dash I can see bubbles and a trickling sound with slight splatter on dash. Happens every time it rains at speeds over 65mph. The day I drove it home I heard it as it was raining.
 

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Does anyone have leaking in the windshield near the dash? Center of the dash I can see bubbles and a trickling sound with slight splatter on dash. Happens every time it rains at speeds over 65mph. The day I drove it home I heard it as it was raining.
Sorry no, mine has been leak free since day one which is well over a year now.
 

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Does anyone have leaking in the windshield near the dash? Center of the dash I can see bubbles and a trickling sound with slight splatter on dash. Happens every time it rains at speeds over 65mph. The day I drove it home I heard it as it was raining.
Hi JDulks,
Are you considering having your dealer address this? If so, please feel free to contact us via private message as we would be happy to get you connected with a Case Specialist to work with you and your dealer.
Alex
Jeep Social Care Specialist
 

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Does anyone have leaking in the windshield near the dash? Center of the dash I can see bubbles and a trickling sound with slight splatter on dash. Happens every time it rains at speeds over 65mph. The day I drove it home I heard it as it was raining.
Did you fix this? Mine does it too
 

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