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

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.

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Average mileage: 67,795 (17,000–226,000)
7 model years affected: 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, more2008, 2009, 2010
68 people reported this problem
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Water leaking thru rear window seal and flooded the comparment under the back seat
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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.
2008 Dodge Ram 150023,000
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.
2008 Dodge Ram 150045,000
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.
2010 Dodge Ram 150035,000
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.
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.
2008 Dodge Ram 150084,000
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.
2008 Dodge Ram 150035,000
Took truck back to dealer at about 28000 miles they say they replaced a seal, but the problem reoccured shortly after.
Any time it rains or I wash my truck water comes in the very back window around the middle
water leaking in at bottom of rear window and pooling under back seat.
2010 Dodge Ram 150031,000
Actually have a 2012 regular cab and the rear window leaks like a sieve whenever it rains. Still under warranty and had the dealer fix it once at around 24K miles, but just noticed it's leaking again. Looks like a problem on these pick-ups since 2004 or maybe earlier. Time to go back to a Ford.
2009 Dodge Ram 150019,000
behind the rear passenger water leaks
2006 Dodge Ram 1500161,000
water leak coming from the top of the 3rd rear tail light area leaking inside the rear window
2006 Dodge Ram 1500130,000
Just noticed this like all others, I did not hear it drip, but truck always had a moldy basement smell to it.. after our last hard rain, i just happened to raise the seats to get some stuff out of the storage compartment and it was floating in the storage compartment!! i had a friend spray the back window with the hose and it seemed fine until all of a sudden, water filled the track and starting running down the back o the cab into the storage compartments again... hard to pinpoint as the water covers alot of the window before it starts leaking... was hoping to find a fix,., but maybe not?? thats to bad
2010 Dodge Ram 150088,000
Window rear leaking on driver side water on floor and top of rear seat
2006 Dodge Ram 150070,000
Leak from rear window have not fixed it yet
2008 Dodge Ram 1500113,000
Water leaking thru rear window seal and flooded the comparment under the back seat and the oh shit handle has water coming out of it as well
2010 Dodge Ram 150052,310
rear window leaks in both corners
Leaking through windows and sunroof!
2010 Dodge Ram 150030,000
After my 2013 Ram 1500 sat in the rain for a few days, I noticed a funky smell. I checked under the back seat and there was water everywhere. I am taking it to a dealership on Tuesday.
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