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Water May Leak From A-pillar on Side Doors on Jeep Wrangler

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Water can leak near the A-pillar, at the front edge of the driver and passenger side doors. An improved seal is available.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 43,843 (0–163,000)
20 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
283 people reported this problem
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I have had this problem since I purchased the Jeep new in 2011. The leak is on the passenger side floor. The water does not show up on the heavy duty floor mats but under it directly on the carpet. I have recently had to have mold remediation done because of it. any suggestions?
Water leaking in upper corner (closest to windshield) of both doors. Is there a re-call offered to fix this issue? I have a 2008 Wrangler Sahara 2 door...
Water comes in and leaks down A pillar and then down to the floor leaving the carpet soggy and a mildew smell, I pulled my carpet to dry out,I'll re-install once there is a solution
I actually have a 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport and it leaks at both doors but mainly the passenger door. Had it in to be fixed three times so far. Once I get it back and if it leaks it will be the 4th time and at that point a lemon law comes into effect. The passenger door seems to be leaking at the seal and maybe the A pillar and possibly the firewall seam? Not sure exactly where is leaks but looks like these two places could be the culprit. So we will see how Chrysler/Jeep manufacturer handles this.
When it rains at a bit more than a sprinkle for any amount of time my Jeep wrangler retains a great amount of water in both floor boards. At least 2 inches deep when it rains very hard for a long time. After contacting the local Jeep dealer we have found that this has been an ongoing problem for several years with no permanent fix from the Chrysler corporation. I have wanted a Jeep all my life. I finally invested in a 2014 Wrangler Sport once my children were out of the house and must say that I am very disappointed that there is an issue that has been going on for so long with apparently no concern from the corporation to resolve this issue permanently and continue to manufacturing new Jeeps with the same issues. There has to be some lemon law that comes in to play here.
front floor board gets lots of water on it after a hard rain
water comes in. passenger side carpeting soaked.
When it rains I have a leak at the top forward corner of the driver side door jam. The leak splashes off the door interior getting the stearing colum wet, instrument panel wet, driver seat wet and front floor board wet on the driver side. No solution has been attempted yet.
2015 Jeep Willy 4-door, has leaked every time it rains since the day I bought it brand new. Dealership tried to fix over and over without any change. Put door weather stripping in my door to keep it from leaking. That was enough, was finally approved for a Lemon to replace.
If anyone else is having the same problems, process the Lemon!!
Left side door - when it rains I can see the water running in over the plastic cover on the door jam. I am assuming it's a bad seal somewhere. Carpet gets soaked and now stinks.
Bought the Jeep used. Floors were wet when I bought it. Now I know why.
Water leaks on both sides of a Pillar...so annoying!
Purchased a new 2016 Wrangler Unlimited Sport and have had issues with water on both driver and passenger floorboards since day one. Brought it to the local carwash to use the vacuum after taking delivery from dealership, and found underside of driver's floor mat and carpet soaked. Thought it may have been the carpet still drying from a pre-delivery detail or similar. Rained the next day, and found standing water (approx 1/2 inch deep) in the driver side foot well, with the passenger side somewhat wet as well. Was told after the 3rd time that the problem was fixed, only to have it leaking while driving away from the dealership! Have been to the dealership 5 times in the past 38 days of owning the vehicle, in which we've only had it in our possession for 9 days. All miles have been put on the Jeep driving to and from service. Definitely not new to Jeeps, we traded in our 2008 Liberty that we've owned since new, and have had numerous other Jeep models over the years. Apparently not a new issue for Chrysler/Jeep, and one that they either can't or won't fix as well. Seems like intentional neglect. We have contacted Chrysler customer service twice in 2 days (one step above calling the international help line for your defective blender), and will be contacting legal representation as well as the local news station next.
my floor boards get wet and water pools on floor boards when it rains
Both windows are leaking and landing on the door openers...carpet was soaked..very annoying!!!
Was pouring out yesterday 10-28-15 and got in the jeep sahara and stepped on the pedal to see water swoosh everywhere both driver and passenger side window is leaking.
water leaking in from the side by the doors and right above the rear view mirror
I was told this was normal so I don't remember the exact mileage but has been happening since I bought it. Carpet gets soaked under the rubber mats. Smelled like something died and it was the wet carpet.
Water comes in on both sides when it rains and I am afraid the floor is going to start molding.
Just bought the Jeep, passenger floor gets wet every time it rains!