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Old 04-09-2011, 11:09 PM
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Re: leaking sunroof

I NEVER only repair just one sunroof drain... especially because to do one you detrim enough of the rear of the car that doing the other adds almost no time. If only one is actually leaking the other one is not draining properly . If its customer pay then they get the whole schebang or nothing... I dont like to do jobs 2 times because I dont repair the known issues while I am in there.

BTW, TSB's are NOT recalls (as if it hasnt been said enough), chrysler doesnt cover the tab unless the labor op is covered by your warranty. I believe the recalibrate procedure I remember is opening the sunroof all the way, press close and while its closing remove the fuse powering the sunroof. reinstall the fuse and continue closing the sunroof... it may have been go to vent (not closed)... I cannot remember for sure off the top of my head.
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Old 04-10-2011, 12:24 PM
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Re: leaking sunroof

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...I believe the recalibrate procedure I remember is opening the sunroof all the way, press close and while its closing remove the fuse powering the sunroof. reinstall the fuse and continue closing the sunroof... it may have been go to vent (not closed)... I cannot remember for sure off the top of my head.
Can anyone confirm this? My sunroof and A pillars leak as well. Need to fix this before serious damaged is caused.
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Re: leaking sunroof

I was told you re-calibrate it by opening the sunroof in VENT position. The HOLD the VENT button for 5 seconds and you hear it re-calibrating. Sounds too easy to do the trick and the following day of me doing it I still had a few drips coming from the pax side A-Pillar.
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Re: leaking sunroof

Hmmm, I'll have to try that. So just put it in VENT, then press open while holding the Vent button? Correct?
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Old 04-11-2011, 01:31 PM
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Re: leaking sunroof

DIAGNOSIS:
1. Verify the rear of the sunroof glass to roof flushness concern.
2. UNCALIBRATE THE SUNROOF.
a. Insure the battery is at least 12 Volts.
b. Place the ignition switch in RUN position.
c. Locate the sunroof fuse (Fuse 44 in the Power Distribution Center located in the
trunk).
d. While the sunroof is still in motion, have an assistant remove the sunroof fuse.
e. Reinstall the sunroof fuse.
3. RECALIBRATE THE SUNROOF
a. Press and hold the sunroof vent switch until it stops at the full vent position.
b. Verify sunroof operation by opening, closing, and venting the sunroof.
c. If the uncalibrate/recalibrate procedure corrected the sunroof glass to roof fit,
perform the Repair Procedure.
4. If the uncalibrate/recalibrate procedure did not eliminate the sunroof glass to roof fit,
use the procedures outlined in TechCONNECT® BODY/SUNROOF/GLASS
PANEL/ADJUSTMENTS to adjust the glass panel. If the sunroof glass is now flush,
perform the Repair Procedure.

the "manual adjustment" is you grab the bellow looking covers (the beauty covers on each side), if you grab them up by the glass where they mount and gently pull towards the middle of the car (starting at the end) it will come off and expose 2 bolts on each side, these bolts are mounted through slotted holes, if the above procedure doesnt work loosen the bolts and eyeball flush and tighten them.

Ultimately unless your sunroof is visually not flush with the roof this is not your issue, and its likely your rear sunroof drains. But according to chrysler there are some common pinch points on the front drain tubes too... the headliner would need to be dropped and the draintubes inspected.
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See if its covered. I had the same exact problem a few months back. It is due to clogged sunroof drains that cause the water to pool up in the track and eventually spill into the cabin. Here is my service record so you can take a look at. Hope this helps.






SO it rained heavy last nite, and apparently thundered like a madhouse which I slept thru. But getting into the Jeep today there was a good size puddle on the floor matt coming from the infamous leaking A-pillar on pax side. So now the choice is,take it to another Jeep Service center (not the one I went to the first time where nothing was successful done or pin-pointed) OR a body shop and having a local mechanic take a chance at it in hopes hes seen this problem before and I just tell him its the sunroof drains as pinpointed in MJLs situation. I think mine is the same as I poured water into the sunroof drain with sunroof open and water streamed fine from the left side out to the bottom, not much on the right side. I poured water a second time at a faster rate to the right side in which most of it leaned down towards the left drain, and the faster rate did cause a drip leak out of the drive side pillar. Any suggestions or a vote maybe? Take it another Jeep Service center, OR a local mechanic with MJLs trousbleshoot and his experience. Fort. MJL had warranty cover his. Mine will be out of pocket as I only have Power train 8yr/80K.
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Re: leaking sunroof

Went to my local Mechanic today for a rotor change and mentioned the leak to him. He checked it out by air blasting the drain tubes and running water. He said water ran fine out of both ends and mentioned we should all file a complaint to:
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website and it is a safety issue if you driving and it leaks on the driver side.
Maybe if we all file a complaint it will be more noticed rather than dealerships getting complaints and not doing anything about it, but getting cash off it.

Here is the link:
https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/ivoq/
The link should be directed to the complaint page if not go to:
http://www.nhtsa.gov/ and click on File a complaint on the top right hand-corner.

It was funny when he was going to show me mjl2610's thread by googling the issue and finding so many TSBs and complaints over it.
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Re: leaking sunroof

Yea i had the same problem i thought someone had step on my sun roof. It doesn't close all the way. There's a gap at the end of the window it doesn't match the roof. But what I did was, I stand out side my 05 wk with the car on, i reach inside, the sun roof was close, and i press the Vent button. and I look at the sunroof when they both match "window and roof" push the Vent button again "you have to do it fast" you might not do it on the first try so keep trying.
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Old 04-21-2011, 10:13 PM
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Re: leaking sunroof

I have had the leak problem when mine (05 WK) was under warranty and they tried to unplug the tubes (I handed the dealer service center a printout of the TSB every time), but they never fixed it or it came right back to having water drip out of the holes (mainly driver side) in the A-Pillar after a heavy rain. They finally replaced the entire sunroof when I had to get pushy with them.

As for making the sunroof work correctly. Hold the vent button on the sunroof until it looks/feels about flush and then quickly let go. Try the open/close sunroof button and it should have fixed itself. If not, try that again.
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I have had the leak problem when mine (05 WK) was under warranty and they tried to unplug the tubes (I handed the dealer service center a printout of the TSB every time), but they never fixed it or it came right back to having water drip out of the holes (mainly driver side) in the A-Pillar after a heavy rain. They finally replaced the entire sunroof when I had to get pushy with them.

As for making the sunroof work correctly. Hold the vent button on the sunroof until it looks/feels about flush and then quickly let go. Try the open/close sunroof button and it should have fixed itself. If not, try that again.


I assume that (sunroof replacement) was covered under warranty?
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Re: leaking sunroof

I am having the same issue. My 05 GC was parked outside on 11/23 and it rained all night. I got in and drove up a hill and water started coming out of the home link counsel and both passenger and drivers side A pillars. I have been reading about many other people who have had this same issue and it seems like its a very common problem. I took the jeep up to Lees Summit Jeep in Missouri today, I printed off the TSB for this issue and gave it to them and they want $210 just to look at the jeep and see what the problem is . They said it will take 2-3 hours to take apart the inside to find the leak. To me thats crazy. I bought the jeep used and bought a chrysler warranty with it but they said it doesnt cover this. I told the techs at the dealership that I dont see why they cant just follow the TSB since that will probably fix the problem and I am waiting to hear back from them with the price of that. If anyone has any advise of how to handle this situation or some way to get the dealership or chrysler to cover this that would greatly help.
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Re: leaking sunroof

If you bought a Chrysler extended warranty, then it should cover it. I would ask for them to show you, in writing, where it says it is not covered.
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