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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-07-2017, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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water running out of forw interiorlight.

Hi everyone, has somebody experience with a leaking sunroof? Mine was standing with melting snow on it for a day.
Result, a lot of water was running out of the interiorlight into the dash. Possible cause and solution?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-07-2017, 05:29 PM
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In the search window at the top right corner of this page enter "sunroof leak." I think you'll find plenty of threads and posts on the subject. Leaking sunroofs were a very common problem in the early years of the Patriot. What year is yours?

I don't have a sunroof but I think the problem was traced to blocked drain tubes. I haven't seen this explanation, but i wonder if the drain tubes could freeze? You mentioned snow on the roof so I'm presuming some weather cold enough to freeze those little pipes.
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The car left the factory 2007 and first registration was here in Hungary 2009
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-07-2017, 05:34 PM
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So yours was one of the first Patriots made. It takes a couple years before the weak points show up and the manufacturer has a chance to address it. Fortunately as I said in my other post, this was a common problem and there are lots of posts about it.
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