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Jeep Patriot Water Leaks From the Front and/or Rear Roof Area

 
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Model Years Affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012

Average Mileage: 61,911 mi (21,675 mi - 190,000 mi)

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Water leaks may be noted from the front and/or rear roof area. Our technicians recommend to inspect the roof ditch and sunroof - Check all grommets and plugs, reseal roof seams, and replace the sunroof drain tubes if necessary.

  • Visitor, , 50,000 mi

    Had it in 3 times since purchase (5/2009) all for water coming through dome light and map lights. Water shorted out lights and radio as well. Dealer wants to charge $85 diagnostic fee to "diagnose" the same problem from the previous 3 times. Luckily, the 3 previous were still under warranty, not the case now. After a shouting match at the dealer I contacted the owner of the dealership, and he kindly offered to "fix" the problem @ no charge. Called Chrysler and informed them of their inferior product and asked why there has not been a recall. She explained the process, if Patriot owners want a recall YOU MUST CALL CHRYSLER AND COMPLAIN! They also document your complaint in the event they will pay for repairs(slippery slope as I understand, they may or may not) and/or documentation for the Lemon Law. This issue never gets fixed, it's a band-aid. The sunroof, drains or whatever is supposed to channel the water away is JUNK.

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  • Visitor, , 50,000 mi

    water drains down onto my feet while driving - it passes over the heater core so it's scalding when it hits our feet - happens both driver and passenger. also leaks from the dome lights. Water is also sloshing around ?? somewhere.

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  •  Rookie

    has cause to lose a 500.00 dollar radio for the second time. i need to know if this is a recall problem ASAP
    (ssgkennylynn@gmail.com)

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  • Visitor, , 38,000 mi

    Water leaks around dome light in back by the hatch.
    It is in the shop now for this problem and the shop
    is going to take off roof racks and seal around the bolts
    that hold it in place.

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  • Visitor, , 60,000 mi

    Water Leaks From the Rear Roof Area, pulled off center cover above light, and gorrilla glued. tested sat.

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  • Visitor, , 60,005 mi

    Just purchased a used 2010 Jeep Patriot Limited with 58,000 miles and after leaving it parked outside overnight I discovered water leaking from the from MAP lights. They are filled with water and dripping onto my dash and NAV screen. Thankfully no further damage as of yet. Taking it in to get it fixed this week.

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  • Visitor, , 30,000 mi

    Water leaking through front dome lights and radio shorted out.

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  • Visitor, , 26,000 mi

    leaks from dome lite in cargo area; not fixed yet. looking on line for fixes

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  •  Rookie

    Leaks thru all of the dome lights and behind the dash onto my feet. Fills my cup holders up with water and my cargo area as well!

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  • Visitor, , 54,000 mi

    Water soaks carpet under front passengers feet and behind the hump under the passenger seat even in moderately moist conditions.

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