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Felt like being lazy this weekend and stayed home for most of it. Quick trip to the grocery store and that was it. This morning I went to close my door and I could hear water splashing inside the door panel. The first time hearing this. It did rain a few times this weekend.

Got to work and parked it on a loading ramp and blew an air house around the door and a good amount of water was drained out. Funny that this is the only door with water inside.

Going to check it the next time it rains to see if the problem occurs again and take it to the dealership if necessary. Speakers locks and powerwindows all work fine.

Being a Trailhawk I would hope this is a defect and not a usual leak. Anyone else run into this problem?



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Somebody broke into my KL via the driver side rear window a bout a month after I got it. The safelite guy who installed the new window said that I may get a little water built up but that it would empty itself out. He said sometimes the broken glass can clog the drains for the door. It's now been 11 months and have yet to have any water built up or sloshing.

I guess my question is are you the only owner of your vehicle. Could it be possible that somebody broke out a window of the previous owner?
 

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Yes I bought it brand new. Dealership had it inside a parking garage. Im reading a lot of grand cherokees had water leak issues. So far its just inside the door and not coming into the cabin

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I'd have to say defect. I've had mine in all kinds of wet conditions and never had water intrusion in any door. My first guess would be the lower seal along the window since the rest of the door is (should be) welded all along the seams. Hope it works out for you.
 

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Check to make sure the drainage holes at the bottom of the door are unplugged. Make sure there's no clock at them. It's fairly normal for water to run into the door, however it is also designed that the water can just run back out.


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Felt like being lazy this weekend and stayed home for most of it. Quick trip to the grocery store and that was it. This morning I went to close my door and I could hear water splashing inside the door panel. The first time hearing this. It did rain a few times this weekend.

Got to work and parked it on a loading ramp and blew an air house around the door and a good amount of water was drained out. Funny that this is the only door with water inside.

Going to check it the next time it rains to see if the problem occurs again and take it to the dealership if necessary. Speakers locks and powerwindows all work fine.

Being a Trailhawk I would hope this is a defect and not a usual leak. Anyone else run into this problem?



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Hi IShotBambi,

If this happens again I would recommend not draining the water and taking it into a dealership for diagnosis. That way they will be able to witness the issue when they drain it there. Let me know if you have any additional questions!

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I did see some dirt/mud coming from the drainage holes but only a few pieces. The weird part was I used the air hose along the rubber seal and that's when it started to drain out of the hole closest to the front of the Jeep.

A hurricane is supposed to hit where I live thursday night or friday so I guess that's the best test I can put it through to see if it fills up again

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Having the exact same issue with my wifes 2016 Cherokee Latitude. Jeep is less than a month old.

Did you get any resolution ?

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Having the exact same issue with my wifes 2016 Cherokee Latitude. Jeep is less than a month old.

Did you get any resolution ?

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Blew into the drain holes with an air gun. Some crud came out and its never filled up with water again. I'm assuming the dirt was blocking the holes. How dirt got inside? I have no clue

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Having the exact same issue with my wifes 2016 Cherokee Latitude. Jeep is less than a month old.

Did you get any resolution ?

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Hi Synicasm,
I may have found a Technical Service Bulletin relating to your referenced concern:

NUMBER: 23-015-16 REV. A
GROUP: Body
DATE: April 13, 2016
SUBJECT: Water On Front Carpet Or In Rocker Side Sill
SYMPTOM/CONDITION:
The customer may describe damp or wet carpet in the front footwell or in the rocker sill.
This condition is primarily found on the left side but may be on the right or both
footwells. The cause of this leak may be due to a sealant void on the body seam, allowing
water to enter the vehicle interior.

Your certified Jeep dealer will be able to best assess if this is a relevant bulletin to your vehicle and if any future steps are necessary. Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

Anna
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