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I have a 2014 RRS HSE 3lt diesel with a few goodies. I bought it in November 2016. It's in Firenze Red and originally has a Silver roof. I wasn't keen on the roof colour so I has it wrapped professionally using 3m wrap in glossy black. In November last year, 2017, I noticed water was resting on the door seals on all four doors. I spoke with the dealer I bought it from who put me through to JLR who put me through to Car Care who actually look after used car warranty. Guess what? yep, water ingress isn't covered under warranty. As the car had been out of it's three year manufacturers warranty by three months, I emailed the ceo of JLR expressing my displeasure.

After much hassle, my local dealer in Cheshire concluded that the wrap was causing the leaks. I asked why it had taken 12 months for this to manifest itself as it has rained during the 12 months prior to the leaks? No reply. They said I should remove the wrap and that would solve my problem. Did that, problem not solved. However, just the wrap above the door was removed and left me with the car you see below which I like. Still awaiting a reply from the dealer.

Anyone else had water leak issues?

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we have several members that have wrapped their roofs with no issues. There also folks that have wrapped their entire rigs with no issues. As far leaks I can only think of two folks that had issues and they were solved with a simple door adjustment.
 

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RRToadHall is right on the wrap. I have mine wrapped since new November 2015. No issues to date and I have driven through nasty snow storms and driving rain. On my previous L494 I had a small issue with the rubber strip on the sunroof not seating properly and causing some drops of water inside, but I brought it in and the dealer spotted and fixed issue right away. Have you tried a different dealer? Get a second opinion, some know better than others.
 

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The doors are 'self close' and are, apparently. not out of adjustment. An Independent Land Rover Specialist told me a contact in JLR Technical Dept had mentioned the door seals may be faulty but JLR won't admit to that. For sure it's a mystery. The Dealer will not do anything until they know who will me paying for any repair. Nice service hey? We had more heavy rain and high winds last night and now only two doors are leaking, nearside (in the UK) rear and Drivers door.

A big storm expected tonight, so I'll check again tomorrow. Very, very frustrating.
 

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Hi may I know what you mean by water resting on your door seal? Inhave heavy rain in my area recently and when I open the door, i do notice the area where the top door seals meet the door are a bit wet. I guess as the black silicon have wear and tear, as long as he water do not drip into the car shld be fine. Or maybe mine has the same prob as yours.
My roof is not wrap and is a 16
 

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Hi may I know what you mean by water resting on your door seal? Inhave heavy rain in my area recently and when I open the door, i do notice the area where the top door seals meet the door are a bit wet. I guess as the black silicon have wear and tear, as long as he water do not drip into the car shld be fine. Or maybe mine has the same prob as yours.
My roof is not wrap and is a 16
Hi, I've been away for a while, poor health. Well Land Rover have been very unhelpful. The Dealer tells me because I had an 'unauthorised modification' i.e. the wrap, they won't replace any part affected. well I had the wrap removed and it still leaks, all four doors. It is now dripping onto the drivers door pull. These guys take your money and run.
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Sounds about right. They take your money and run as soon as you sign away and drive off the lot. I would have left the wrap on and just carried out the repair on your own out of pocket for the new seals seeing that your stealership did not want to eat up the cost. I get even with them when I go there to pick up parts, I take rounds and eat up all snacks and fruits in the waiting area/lounge lol getting my money out of them one way or another!
 
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