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Old 04-14-2010, 05:29 PM
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I noticed after a pretty good rainstorm a few weeks ago that the rear underseat storage compartment was full of water. M power rear window was not open nor were any other window either. Is this a common problem for this year of truck? Also noticed that my rear bumper is really starting to rust from the backside and has now crept to the outer edges. It is also starting to rust all around the black plastic step trim on the top of the bumper. I am thinking this should be covered under the warranty which I have 9 months left. I will get pics up soon as I can to show you the rust.
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It can't hurt to contact your dealer, that's pretty serious stuff. I'd get that taken care of ASAP, that water can cause major headaches
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Old 04-14-2010, 05:35 PM
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I'm thinking your corrosion warranty should be for 10/100k.
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Better get it looked at before your 36,000 3yr warranty is up. I believe for it to be covered under the corrosion warranty it must be rusted completely through.
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Bones, i copied this off a website
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I bought this ram new and in less than 3 months started to leak water in the rear floor.They found the factory had made a mistake when they sealed the seams. So the window was removed and the seams were fixed and repainted and a new rear window was replaced. It stopped leaking for a short time.Then started again the rear window was replaced again. The sliding window seal was leaking I was told.Then it went back to leaking water in and the dealer replaced the cab vents said the were not aligned right,and had the third light resealed with clear rtp.Now It is still leaking and they have no clue. They sent a water leak expert to my house and they still don't know where its coming from and now the interior stinks.
that was just 1 of the several postings about it

someone in here posted about basically the same thing
http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=43749
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Thanks for the replies guys, and gtyankee that has got me a bit worried. I am going to get this sucker into the dealer asap! I love this truck but man this crap shouldn't be happening when I only have 15,600 miles on it. I had to have both front tie rods replaced this winter, my tire shop went to rotate the tires and said that both sides were loose as hell. Took it to the dealer and they said both were defective and close to coming apart. Hopefully they get this figured out, or it's going to be turned in.
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well good luck i hope they fix it for you
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