Water Leak Due to Faulty Rear Window Seal on Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

On some models a void in the rear window seal may cause a water leak. Water may be present on or under the carpet. The seal will need to be replaced if that is the source.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 70,552 (0–226,000)
10 model years affected: 1997, 1999, 2002, 2004, more2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
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I have a 2013 Dodge Ram 4 door. After soaking rain this weekend noticed water had come in either through the back windshield or the 3rd brake light. Scheduled to have Dodge rep look at the problem and fix it on Monday. After reading all the issues on this site has anyone asked about seat and or inside roof replacement? I am concerned about mold and the back part of the inside roof being damaged.
Water leaking thru rear window seal and flooded the comparment under the back seat
My truck is a 2014 crew cab with a solid (non slider) back glass. It's 14 months old, this is the 4th time I've found a coi pond in the wells under the back seat, but this time it also soaked the driver side seat bottom in the back. I have talked about it with the dealer, they shrugged it off.....told me I'd need to make an appt. and leave it for testing.....this is insane. This is my 11th Dodge truck over 26 years, and I've never experienced anything like this with my others, the most recent being a 2012 quad. If I find a cure, I'll update, but judging from the large number of reports of this problem I've found, it looks like there is no fix......I have a $30K box of junk.
Water wets carpet under the rt rear seat. A dripping sound can be heard while drivivg in rain. I have an electric sliding back window.
Water leaking through the rear sliding window and stained my seats. How do I fix the leak and is there a issue with mold from the water?
water leaking in at bottom of rear window and pooling under back seat.
Back window leaking again. Complete window replacement 2 yrs ago and now leaking again. Dodge refuses to admit that there is a serious design flaw. My next truck either won't have a sliding glass back window section or won't be a Dodge.
On my 2004, significant amounts of water would come in after a hard rain and collect under the rear seat. I traced it to the third brake light, instead of the rear window. I removed the third brake light, applied clear silicone caulk, and reinstalled. It stopped the leak completely. I know I may have a hard time removing the lens again if the bulb goes out, but I figured stopping the water was more important.
Any time it rains or I wash my truck water comes in the very back window around the middle
Leak top driver side rear window
My 2008 ram 1500 rear window has been leaking for a year and a half. dodge is on their 10th attempt. 5 new windows have been placed in. it seems that whoever made the slider window didn't know how to make a quality window.
Took truck back to dealer at about 28000 miles they say they replaced a seal, but the problem reoccured shortly after.
I have a 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 and had a thunderstorm come through yesterday. I got to my truck after the rain and realized my back seat was soaked and water drops on the inside by the back window. I have a fixed back window.
The seal around the break light on the cab get saturated with water. It appears that there is no rubber gasket between the cab and the light cover. so my under seat storage in the back is now filled with water. Washington state is a terrible place to have a leak.
My 08 has leaked since I had it. Bought brand new in 07 6 month after buying I noticed under the back set was wet. Took it to the Dodge dealer I purchased from, they said it was fixed. Well not fixed. I complained every service visit. Now window floods under back set. Deal would not cover new window. But was nice enough to tell me that I could bust my back window and fill it on my insurance. So not right. Dodg r company should stand behind their products.
When ever it rains, I find a puddle of water in the storage compartments under the back seat.
Rear slider leaking all over back carpet ...just received estimate of $600 to repair
My 07 Ram quad cab also leaked around the back window. Glass shops all said it was common for Rams. Bc I bought it used, I had no recourse. I used silicone sealant, and a drinking straw to get the sealant all the way in. Ran it across the entire top length of window and never had any more problems
I keep having water in the compartment under my backseat.
08 Dodge Ram everytime it rains underneath back seats fill up with water