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My 2015 is at the dealer right now having this take care of. Water leaking from drivers side pillar grab handle. Originally focused on 3rd break light and front window seal. They ended up finding a TSB on the roof seam strip tested that and found that to be the issue. water would get into that channel and work its way down and out the grab handle screw hole. Parts had been on back order for about 4 weeks, they are in now. Dealer is removing, resealing and installing new roof strips. They had to keep it overnight for the sealant "to cure", crappy jeep compass loaner for me. But hopefully leak free this winter.
I'm thinking this is my issue. I temporarily takes taped over my Third Brake light to rule that out. I think it must be my roof seam. Do you have that TSB info? I would like to see if I could get mine figured out.

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I'm thinking this is my issue. I temporarily takes taped over my Third Brake light to rule that out. I think it must be my roof seam. Do you have that TSB info? I would like to see if I could get mine figured out.

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Looking at the invoice it doesn't look to be a TSB but a Star Case. Star Case #s142300049 stating removing roof seam seals, resealing and reinstalling new seam trim. I was outside of warranty my Dealership pushed for me and got it covered. We have had 3 weeks of pretty good rain so far in December and it seems to have done the trick.
 

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Looking at the invoice it doesn't look to be a TSB but a Star Case. Star Case #s142300049 stating removing roof seam seals, resealing and reinstalling new seam trim. I was outside of warranty my Dealership pushed for me and got it covered. We have had 3 weeks of pretty good rain so far in December and it seems to have done the trick.
Thanks for the information. Gonna call my dealer tomorrow!
 

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I am unable to send PM since I am too new to forum. Kori:

Thank you for your response. My 2016 Dodge Ram VIN is:
1C6RR7MT3GS247514

North Point Dodge is the service provider.

Please help me with this issue. I love my truck, but am losing faith in it due to this apparent design flaw with the sunroof.
How was this resolved? I have exact same issue and went to trade it in for a Chevy... could NOT do it...love the truck! Just would like it fixed. Thanks
 

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How was this resolved? I have exact same issue and went to trade it in for a Chevy... could NOT do it...love the truck! Just would like it fixed. Thanks
Hi Mderekd,

I'm sorry to hear that you are experiencing this concern. Please know that if you end up addressing this with your dealer, we are more than happy to provide you with an additional layer of support for that process.

Mark
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I just seen this being an older thread. I had same issue brand new dealer said 3rd brake light and tightened it but still leaked. It ended up being the sat antenna was loose. When I parked on my driveway slight incline noise up it would leak out rear seatbelts. When Bose down it would run along top and leak somehow on driver side floor mat. I'm still getting a leak nose down but I'm trying to catch a good heavy rain to sit in truck and take things apart to find it. We've only had one heavy storm so far but at like 3 am while in bed so ya I was way too tired to get up than lol. I'm thinking weather strip (rap joint) on roof or door one is the culprit. I'm leaving on door weather strip as I haven't felt any water under dash and headliner isn't water damaged. Besides these door weather strips suck with the metal bra dining in them to hold there shape. They constantly cause rust and will be the cause of our trucks rusting out in these areas. It did it to my 2012 ram as I was getting rust bubbles under paint where door weather strips join under scuff plate. Dealer stated it was probably a rock or something from my shoe that caused it???? Under the scuff plate lmao. On my way to dealer again 45 min away each way and gas to show them they broke my trim panel around wife's jeep from the airbag recall they just did the other day. I'm sure they will put the blame on us for that also. Oh and windows don't work and key fobs no longer work both of them even with new batteries. Have to do it manually which also means no remote start. My fault again I bet.
 

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Have a question to see if anyone else has or had this issue. Here in CA, it's been a major drought, well last night it finally rain and when I got in my truck this morning I grab the pillar to get in and noticed it was wet. Water came out of the mounting holes. Just trying to figure out where the water came in. The head liner didn't appear to be wet. I pulled the pillar off and yes, it had plenty of water in there, but couldn't see where it came from. Truck has never been wreck or the windshield has never been replaced. Anyone else with this issue?
Yes I just ran into this problem and I just bought the truck ill post what I find later
 

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Just following up on my leak. We had pretty much been in a drought since the last fix, which seemed to work for what little rain we did have. We where out of town over the weekend when the "atmospheric river" hit and dumped recorde amount of in in our area for about 30 hours. Got home late last night went to get ino the truck this morning. Carpet sloshed when I got in the truck. Soaked, tracked it all the way back about an inch of water in the rear underseat storage. My driveway is on an incline and I back in so nose down and it leans driver. The issue only appears to be on the driver side of the truck. my carpet is soaked front to back, I also have water coming from the oh shit handle on drivers side (the original leak area, the dealer thought they fixed with new roof strips). I pulled my third break light and there is dust inside, I don't think this is an issue. What about satalite radio antenea? that is the only place on the roof high enough to get to the front, but I'm not sure if it would leak down the back on the angle. There is so much water inside the cab! waiting for the dealer to call back right now.
 

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Just following up on my leak. We had pretty much been in a drought since the last fix, which seemed to work for what little rain we did have. We where out of town over the weekend when the "atmospheric river" hit and dumped recorde amount of in in our area for about 30 hours. Got home late last night went to get ino the truck this morning. Carpet sloshed when I got in the truck. Soaked, tracked it all the way back about an inch of water in the rear underseat storage. My driveway is on an incline and I back in so nose down and it leans driver. The issue only appears to be on the driver side of the truck. my carpet is soaked front to back, I also have water coming from the oh shit handle on drivers side (the original leak area, the dealer thought they fixed with new roof strips). I pulled my third break light and there is dust inside, I don't think this is an issue. What about satalite radio antenea? that is the only place on the roof high enough to get to the front, but I'm not sure if it would leak down the back on the angle. There is so much water inside the cab! waiting for the dealer to call back right now.
I just noticed a similar issue in my 2011, a water leak at the driver's side A-pillar 'oh shit' handle. I thought it might be a clogged sunroof drain, so I blew some air through it, but I could feel the air at the other end. I checked the roof seam seal and it looks like the sealant is completely gone from the very front above the driver's side door, right where the seal meets the windshield. I don't know if this is the issue or not, I've called around to all the Ram dealers nearby and they are booked out to the mid- to end of November.
 

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I'm sorry to hear about this. Please feel free to shoot us a PM with your VIN so we can look into this a bit further.

Kori
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I have a 2015 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman that leaking water around the pillar handle. I have had the truck at the local don Franklin ram dealership 3 times already. The first time I’m not sure what they did but they said it was fixed. The second time they had me get the windshield replaced. The third they just don’t know at this point. I’d really like to know what I’m supposed to do at this point. I do have the extended warranty that I purchased when I bought the truck that’s good for another 22,000 miles. I can be reached at 859-893-7011
 

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My 2015 is at the dealer right now having this take care of. Water leaking from drivers side pillar grab handle. Originally focused on 3rd break light and front window seal. They ended up finding a TSB on the roof seam strip tested that and found that to be the issue. water would get into that channel and work its way down and out the grab handle screw hole. Parts had been on back order for about 4 weeks, they are in now. Dealer is removing, resealing and installing new roof strips. They had to keep it overnight for the sealant "to cure", crappy jeep compass loaner for me. But hopefully leak free this winter.
Did this take care of the issue? What exactly was the issue if it did?
 

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Did this take care of the issue? What exactly was the issue if it did?
Funny you ask at this time....It never really solved the issue fully even though dealer said it did. Fast Forward to 2 weeks ago and the first major rainstorm Norther California has had in over 3 years. Was at a soccer tournament out of town when the rain started, got in my truck monday morning and my feet got wetter inside the truck than outside. Carpet was wet front to back with standing water inside the rear underseat storage compartmetn. Was able to get an appointment at the dealer last thursday. The roof Seams are leaking again, the sliding rear window "vents" are leaking and supposedly the 3rd breaklight. I'm currently waitng for a full estimate, Dealer did say they would cover the repair of the repaired roof seems.

The roof seam repair was basically a full replacment and reseaon of the roof seam strips. Something apparently went wrong with that repair.
 

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Funny you ask at this time....It never really solved the issue fully even though dealer said it did. Fast Forward to 2 weeks ago and the first major rainstorm Norther California has had in over 3 years. Was at a soccer tournament out of town when the rain started, got in my truck monday morning and my feet got wetter inside the truck than outside. Carpet was wet front to back with standing water inside the rear underseat storage compartmetn. Was able to get an appointment at the dealer last thursday. The roof Seams are leaking again, the sliding rear window "vents" are leaking and supposedly the 3rd breaklight. I'm currently waitng for a full estimate, Dealer did say they would cover the repair of the repaired roof seems.

The roof seam repair was basically a full replacment and reseaon of the roof seam strips. Something apparently went wrong with that repair.
thankfully mine has yet to become that bad. The worst I get is a small cup full in my driver floorboard and I have weather techfloor mats so it doesn’t hurt anything. The roof however does get wet around the pillar at the driverside window. I’m debating on just getting rid of the truck since it seems no one has luck getting it repaired…
 

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Well I found another leak this weekend This could be the source of your water too. I ran my 15 ram thru a touch less car wash with high pressure water spray. After I noticed two small drops on inside of windshield and it felt damp along the inside headliner above them. The ram has no rubber seal across the top, It didn't leak from rain that I noticed but it shouldn't leak ever. Now I could take it back to the dealer and deal with all that but chose to do it myself like I did the leak at the third brake light. So after much research I went with the permatex flowable silicon windshield sealant, ( most parts stores carry it, 5.98 ) this stuff seems to do well, its clear and when applied to the gully ram leaves at the top of the windshield it settled into all the little rough areas to form what I hope is a good seal. Since the gully runs right down to above the pillars on each side that could be where your water is coming from too. I will follow up in a week or so after it has cured and I get back by the car wash. A + is you can't even tell it was done it blended right in.

Check rear window trim on either side
It rots and cracks underneath
The water takes the path of least resistance
Came out my passenger side pillar
 

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Have a question to see if anyone else has or had this issue. Here in CA, it's been a major drought, well last night it finally rain and when I got in my truck this morning I grab the pillar to get in and noticed it was wet. Water came out of the mounting holes. Just trying to figure out where the water came in. The head liner didn't appear to be wet. I pulled the pillar off and yes, it had plenty of water in there, but couldn't see where it came from. Truck has never been wreck or the windshield has never been replaced. Anyone else with this issue?
It’s the little trim , mounding pieces on either side of the rear window
Lifted it up , saw rot , picked up the gasket around the top of the rear doors and yes sir , a little rot , cracks , it rode the path of least resistance and came out the passenger side grab handle
Figured it out AFTER having replaced the Windshield
Best of luck
 
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