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As many other consumers have complained about this same problem with these Skyslider Roofs going back as far as I can tell 2008, I do not understand why Chrysler continues to make them. Once you hit 40 or above noise is unbearable and the fixes the dealer tries are worse and do not last.

Part of the fix is Velcro as we all know eventually will wear out and needs to be replaced.

The rest of the fix adds a plastic piece between roof and interior which looks horrible and does not hold-mine stayed up one week. Some States have ordered buy backs under Lemon Laws but Chrysler does not admit they have a fauty product.

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Anonymous
#1609830

I was also notified by Chrysler last of Nov and told my 2011 Jeep Liberty skyliner roof could only be repaired by using salvage parts . What luck that would be!

My Jeep has been under a car cover since Feb of this year . Dealership caused a short when they attempted to make repairs so now besides a roof that will not close my battery will not stayed charged . I was lead on for 10 months with weekly updates of promises for resolutions . Now they offer me employee discount on a new Chrysler product.

I was forced to purchase a replacement car last August because my employer was getting tried of my adjusted work hours since I was bumming a ride everywhere I needed to go .

This whole experience has been soo frustrating just to be told sorry about that ! This is just not right

Anonymous
#1604077

Here's the newest update - we were informed by 11/2/18 that they will not be able to manufacture the cable assembly for the skyslider anymore, which deems the cars unrepairable. But insurance won't consider it a total loss, so we are so screwed.

anyone with this top, if the cables fail, the car will be unrepairable.

We'd like to talk to others in this same situation. Class action lawsuit needed.

Anonymous
to stephanie #1607735

I'm in the same situation! My cables snapped in July and I am STILL without repair.

Just followed up with Jeep Customer service and my case was closed without even notifying me. I'm so frustrated.

Anonymous
to stephanie #1608633

I am in the same boat!! I left Rick Hendrick dealership a couple hours ago.

They have had my 2012 Jeep Liberty for several months. I have a case with Chrysler also. I was told a month ago that there is a new company that will manufacture the parts because the new 2019 Wranglers will have a similar top. However, they would not be available until late December 2018 or January 2019.

So my car was sitting in their bay torn apart. I got a call last week that the new company has informed them that they will NOT be making these parts. There is NO fix. They can get it closed and I just better not accidentally open it.

My car was still under the extended warranty plan and they still offer no solutions. I recommended putting a glass in it or cutting the sky slider out and putting a standard metal top on but they said they don’t pay for me to “customize” my vehicle. Chrysler said the best they can do is offer me the friends and family discount which would be somewhere between 1%-5% off of a new vehicle. So at most $1500 off of a $30,000 car.

I am so frustrated! I am taking this to have a lawyer look over this!

Anonymous
to Monica Smith #1610964

This is almost my exact same situation! No one will help and it’s so frustrating. I will never buy a Jeep vehicle again.

Anonymous
#1438443

Sky sliders are a NIGHTMARE!!!!! Dont purchase a vehicle with this type of top on Jeeps because they're nothing but trouble/ money.......

My interior is ruined.

Starting to stink, Im SOOOOO disappointed. I loved Jeep but not anymore.

Anonymous
#1427345

My 2010 Jeep Liberty Renegade has been at the dealer for seven weeks.. the roof has leaked for several years, but when it started to lift when I'd get to 50mph or so....it was time to get some warranty work....

Seven ....7!!! Weeks...

Anonymous
#1108513

2400 bucks to fix my 2010 Liberty Skyglider roof , it leaks like crazy...of course my extended warranty doesn't cover it...I'm done buying Jeeps, I've been driving that brand for 10 yrs I'm done.

Anonymous
#975993

I have a 2008 Jeep Liberty that I bought brand-new.. I started having problems with my Sky Slider A few months after I bought it.

They replaced it one time under my warranty and I still have the same problems.. I have brought it back to the dealership several times for them to fix it and it's still the same..

They tighten it up but it only lasts for about a week or so. I love my jeep but I'm not happy with the sky slider.

Anonymous

Would the new Command view dual pain sunroof fit in the skyslider tract and or opening. Maybe a new kind of roof altogether is the answer. Has any one considered this and or speced it out?

Anonymous
Mount Airy, Maryland, United States #929127

Just got a 2012 Jeep Liberty with the sky slider roof only had it a month it has 20000 miles and just detected a leak on the passenger side pillar. Read the reviews on how Chrysler is handling this makes me feel like I bought a box of rocks

Anonymous
Houston, Texas, United States #904268

My sky slider broke and I took mine to an interior opulster shop. The guy took it apart and Thers 4 cables that pull the whole thing.

The cables are strong but they are made with cheep plastic where they attach and it's less than a centimeter. They suck.

But he charged me 200$ to take it apart and the cables were 80$ each so I did it for about 700$:D and the noise... I put a half inch black window weather strip between and I took a 200 mile trip with no noise:D it's been 4 months and the weather strip is holding perfect:D

Anonymous
to Seth #1428331

I’ve been looking to buy a wind deflector for my sky slider on my jeep but they don’t make them big enough. Where did you buy the weather strip and exactly where did you place it? If you could reply it would help me out.

Anonymous
to Seth #1470415

Where did you get it fixed I could really use this done name and address state and name of the shop You could just send me a text 201-362-7215

IntentionalEdibleFrog
to Seth #1536588

Seth - one of my cables is broken. I would love some more detail on how this was fixed.

The dealership wants $2k to replace the entire frame.

Also, where exactly did you put the weather strip? Thanks for posting this and any additional help you can provide.

Anonymous
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States #865675

Wow, I can't believe how many people have had the same problems as I have. I bought my '08 Jeep Liberty new in Jan.

"09. A year later the roof track on the right side came undone and it couldn't be closed. I was 1,000 miles over on my warranty. The whole roof had to be replaced because the piece they needed to fix it didn't come by itself.

Luckily I only had to pay $200 instead of the $2,000 that was the cost of the roof. I was told that since the dealership installed the new roof that if anything was wrong that they would repair it. Well, I've had nothing but problems with it since. The wind noise is terrible and every time it rains I have to hold a towel up to the interior lights to catch the water coming out.

Plus water damage marks all around the roof interior lining. I went back to the dealership and they told me I only had a 12 month warranty on the roof they put on.

BS! I said never mind and have been dealing with the problem ever since because I know they would probably tell me I needed another roof and charge me and arm and a leg for it.

Anonymous
Fulton, New York, United States #851894

feel lucky. I purchased my 2008 liberty used from a chevy dealer.

after 4 days, went to close roof and heard loud, bad, noise. rear part of roof opened up while front was closing. I quickly hit button to stop this but was to late. I ended up with a camel hump in my roof with front and back having about a six inch opening.

vehicle had about 51,000 miles on it when purchased. chevy dealer looked it over and gave me five hundred and twenty five dollars toward repair since the 2000 dollar warranty I purchased there would not cover this. they didn't have to do that and were good guys. Chrysler jeep dealership wash very understanding but I paid them $3875 for complete replacement and module software update.

they were very professional but their hands are tied by corporate.

I called corporate and was assigned a case # and a caseworker. no action there, no callback. 2 weeks later I called and got a new case worker who informed me that this is not covered by them as I was 1000 miles past the coverage. I am very p.o.'d and would like to join in on a class action lawsuit.

I called about lemon law but was told I was past coverage there also.

I made out a report to the national highway transportation safety people but expect to hear nothing back. I will never recommend or buy any Chrysler product again.

IntentionalEdibleFrog
to mike #1536591

Mike - did you ever find a class action law suit to join? I am having the same experience as you.

Anonymous
Miami, Florida, United States #834875

I have the same problem with my jeep liberty 2008, Is raining inside my car :( and smell really bad, I was call to the jeep they told me is 1,500 only the roof track without the reparation, i cant paid for this, I dont know want to do..

Anonymous
#815994

Need to write your Congressman and Senator and report this situation and the need for a buy back order. It's time for Chrysler/Jeep to admit they are continuing to make a product they know is no good and lemon laws should be applied to all Jeep Liberties and a recall issued.

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