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Old 06-25-2011, 12:06 PM
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Anyone having problems with leaking hoods? My headliner has a few water marks so I know it's been happening a while; I just started noticing it today. Also its on the rear pillars of a crew cab
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:57 PM
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Third brake light is leaking. You have to seal it on. The dealer will silicone it on but I'm looking in to this now so you still can remove incase of a burnt bulb.
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Old 07-09-2011, 12:00 AM
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Could be 3 different areas. Some trucks have bad seals on the roof seems, could be third brake light. Or the seal for the rear window at the top could not be sealed completely letting water leak in at the top of the glass above the headliner.

Even though there is a Sat antenna on the roof, i have yet to hear of it leaking, so its normally one or more of the places i listed above
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Could be 3 different areas. Some trucks have bad seals on the roof seems, could be third brake light. Or the seal for the rear window at the top could not be sealed completely letting water leak in at the top of the glass above the headliner.

Even though there is a Sat antenna on the roof, i have yet to hear of it leaking, so its normally one or more of the places i listed above
I was running fence post with a stringline and I got it caught under my sat antenna...it almost pulled it off. A couple of weeks down the road it leaked around the area but eventually stopped so I guess the stringline was the cause. Haven't had any leaks since but I'll know what to look for if I do.
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Old 07-10-2011, 09:34 PM
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I got a leak on the rear passenger side seal of the cab roof. With a sticker a $40,000+ it amazes the problems I'm having, heck my second gen has less issues at the moment. KNOCK ON WOOD
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:01 PM
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do you have a sunroof? if so some of the new trucks have been shipped from the factory during preps that had sunroof drain tubes disconnected from the sunroof. they also clog fairly easy and cause water build up on the top of the a pillar headliner and down the a pillar through the bolt holes. there was also an RRT involving sealing the 3rd brake lamp for leaks because of incorrect sealing
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Old 07-10-2011, 11:38 PM
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Anyone having problems with leaking hoods? My headliner has a few water marks so I know it's been happening a while; I just started noticing it today. Also its on the rear pillars of a crew cab
My bet that its the top cab mounted brakelight gasket leaking.
Same issue here dude. (one of MANY issues my truck has...!!!!) The top cab mounted brake light is what caused mine to ruin the headliner. The gasket for the brakelight is very poor quality. (extremly under engineered in my opinion) Its been well over a month since i had the stealership look at it, and to this day, i havent heard a fuggin word back from them if they are gonna warranty the headliner due to the leak and staining it left. Had water all over my leather seats in the back...NOT FUGGIN KOOL AT ALL...!!! The dumb azz service manager took a couple pictures with his cell phone, i cant imagine chrysler is going to see the stains very well with a cell phone picture. (DUHHHH) I cant believe that is even allowed. The dealership should be equipped with a REAL camera so the stains would at least show how bad they really are. What a shame for what we pay for these trucks today and all the issues we end up having with them. With 20,000 miles on mine, the rearend blew out last week...not impressed with dodge right now...!!!!! The service is just horrible, and the truck isnt far behind in my opinion.

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Old 07-10-2011, 11:45 PM
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I got a leak on the rear passenger side seal of the cab roof. With a sticker a $40,000+ it amazes the problems I'm having, heck my second gen has less issues at the moment. KNOCK ON WOOD
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Well, at least i have to say, Dodge is very consistant....consistant with PROBLEMS today...!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-13-2011, 11:33 PM
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I got a leak on the rear passenger side seal of the cab roof. With a sticker a $40,000+ it amazes the problems I'm having, heck my second gen has less issues at the moment. KNOCK ON WOOD

Thats because the are all brand new parts, every part of the 09+ are new, it just means new problems that chrysler has to find and fix. The sunroofs leaking is a normal thing across the big 3, its not just a chrysler issue
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I just had my 2010 Crew Cab in for the water leak. Headliner was wet in the area of the Sirius antennae and dripping onto my rear passenger seat. They found the leak was the 3rd brake light. Replaced the seal and said it was good to go.
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I just had my 2010 Crew Cab in for the water leak. Headliner was wet in the area of the Sirius antennae and dripping onto my rear passenger seat. They found the leak was the 3rd brake light. Replaced the seal and said it was good to go.
The dealer i went to says they never seen this with 2010 trucks, just 09 trucks...BULLSH_IT..!
If they didnt change the design, then how can they say they`ve never seen a 2010 leak there before...!
And they wonder why we get pizzed off at them...!
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When I picked it up the Service manager had said while they were working on the leak they received a bulletin about these third brake light leaks.
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My bet that its the top cab mounted brakelight gasket leaking.
Same issue here dude. (one of MANY issues my truck has...!!!!) The top cab mounted brake light is what caused mine to ruin the headliner. The gasket for the brakelight is very poor quality. (extremly under engineered in my opinion) Its been well over a month since i had the stealership look at it, and to this day, i havent heard a fuggin word back from them if they are gonna warranty the headliner due to the leak and staining it left. Had water all over my leather seats in the back...NOT FUGGIN KOOL AT ALL...!!! The dumb azz service manager took a couple pictures with his cell phone, i cant imagine chrysler is going to see the stains very well with a cell phone picture. (DUHHHH) I cant believe that is even allowed. The dealership should be equipped with a REAL camera so the stains would at least show how bad they really are. What a shame for what we pay for these trucks today and all the issues we end up having with them. With 20,000 miles on mine, the rearend blew out last week...not impressed with dodge right now...!!!!! The service is just horrible, and the truck isnt far behind in my opinion.
I use my cell phone for my main camera, have you seen some of the pictures that come out of these phones even high defintion 1080 P video
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Just got my rear window replaced/resealed. I was getting an inch to 2 inches of water in the under rear seat storage. Seemed to leak more while driving in the rain than just parked in the rain. Going to keep an eye on it.
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Well, just found that my new 2013 1500 Crew Cab Big Horn Edition LEAKS! The rear seat behind the drivers seat is soaking and the headliner at the corner is holding water. That is the corner where the SirriusXM radio antenna is located.
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Old 01-14-2015, 11:13 AM
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Default Roof seals leaking

Just took mine to the dealer and when their "leak guy" checked it the roof seal(s) was the culprit. I expected the third brake light. Water was found in the storage area under the rear drivers side seat. Water also dripped out of the overhead console as well.
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5 1/2 years on my 09, as dry as a bone.....
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I have a 2013 sport and I found water under the passenger side rear seat in the storage area, at least a half a litre. Where do you think it might have came from?
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I have a 2013 sport and I found water under the passenger side rear seat in the storage area, at least a half a litre. Where do you think it might have came from?
It should be under warranty so get the dealer to partially remove the headliner and use a hose to pour water on roof and check both roof seals, third brake light, and rear window.
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