post #1 of Old 10-04-2012, 07:04 AM Thread Starter
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Hardtop Leaking?

I ended up buying a 2012 wrangler that was in an accident. I had to get it body pulled and frame pulled. The force of the accident sheared one of the windshield bolts that hold the windshield and roll bar together on the passenger side. Whenever it rains the passenger floor is left wet. It cant be the windshield because i just had it replaced and it even did it before replacing the windshield. Is the hard top leaking or is water coming in through the cabin air intake?

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post #2 of Old 10-04-2012, 08:23 AM
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I just had the same problem but mine wasn't in an incident. It was the door seals on the passenger side. Even replacing them it needed extra sealant.
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post #3 of Old 10-04-2012, 08:30 AM
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Search button turns up at least 10 threads on leaks..
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f96/w...ht=top+leaking start here lots of info

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post #4 of Old 10-04-2012, 08:41 AM
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If bolts were sheared, the windshield frame was obviously torqued hard.

Not to be a smartass, but good luck getting a seal against that...
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post #5 of Old 10-05-2012, 12:58 PM Thread Starter
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The thing is everything seems sealed and i even had someone sit inside while i sprayed a hose over the passenger area top and nothing. However the floor is wet whenever it is sitting in a rain and i come out and check. I have no idea where its coming from.
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post #6 of Old 10-05-2012, 01:22 PM
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The thing is everything seems sealed and i even had someone sit inside while i sprayed a hose over the passenger area top and nothing. However the floor is wet whenever it is sitting in a rain and i come out and check. I have no idea where its coming from.
Try to run the water over the rear fender flare, supposedly the water runs in from there and under the door area over the sill. In that link I posted for you towards the last pages there is a post about this.

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post #7 of Old 10-05-2012, 01:33 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks very much, that pdf will also be helpful in the future if i have any other leaks. I will have to test for the leak.
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post #8 of Old 10-05-2012, 01:37 PM
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THere's also a leak mentioned in that doc that's in the firewall up front. If you arent seeing water anywhere but in the floorboard, that might be a spot to check.
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post #9 of Old 10-05-2012, 01:54 PM
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I wish the mods would just make that leak thread a sticky already.
Tons of info for all kinds of leaks.

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post #10 of Old 10-23-2012, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
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I found the leak, it is coming from the cowl area somewhere. Whats is the easiest way to check the seals, pull of the fender and cowl so you can get to the seals, or pull out practically the whole dash since the seals are wedge between the heater box and kick panel areas.
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What's with all the delete this thread posts?
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What's with all the delete this thread posts?
I'm wondering the same. Since he created the thread, he has the ability to delete it himself. But instead he wants the mods to do it? Strange.

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Deleting informative posts is lame anyway.

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Because they are my threads, i cant delete since im not a mod, my question was answered, and im tired of going through the "my replies" pages to see the ones that have updated recently.
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