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Old 06-11-2013, 06:45 PM   #69
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Got mine back this afternoon. Their diagnosis was - "45 minute water test found a couple of drips 4 inches to the left of right a-pillar. Recheck weather strip found front weather strip not completely seated. Properly install front top weather strip and retest with water for 40 min. No other leaks found." Hopefully, this was the cause. I will recheck with the next heavy rain that we get.
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Old 07-01-2013, 11:08 PM   #70
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New question/issue (?)

I parked my car at work today, and we have several heavy downpours. When I got in my car to go home, I found water (see pics). This was only on the driver's side. The passenger's side was dry. Is this normal? This is the second time I have seen this.





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Old 07-02-2013, 10:17 AM   #71
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Mine usually get a little wet, but yours seems more extreme. Considering you say it was "heavy" downpours and that's the worst that happened, be happy
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:19 AM   #72
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Mine usually get a little wet, but yours seems more extreme. Considering you say it was "heavy" downpours and that's the worst that happened, be happy
I will keep watching it then. If it was just the weatherstripping, I wouldn't worry about it, but since it is getting on the interior trim, it has me concerned. I can't take it to the dealer to see because after driving 5 miles, it is all dried up.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:50 AM   #73
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Mine has gone through many many downpours in the last year including several over the last few days and mine has remained dry..
I would take it in. It's not something you want to let go.
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:38 AM   #74
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Came out to the car after work yesterday, and there was more water around the drivers door (pics to come). Also, this morning, I noticed the rear passenger carpet was wet again. I have an appointment with the dealer when the calipers come in, and I will give them the pics at that time.



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Old 09-24-2013, 03:01 PM   #75
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Update?

I bought a '13 ZL1 vert from Hendrick. Curious about how your car is doing. I don't have any issues with my car. They didn't have a window sticker for my New car, so I'm waiting on that and they didn't give me the front spring spacers for towing if I ever need them. They are getting those also. I had previously used them for a collision repair on a Mazda a few years ago and the small repair was done perfectly.

I disagree with a 'bait n switch' tactic from the sales person that I hadn't heard before. Overall I'm happy with the dealership. Especially compared to the Ford dealers in Charleston. After buying my Explorer I'm not going to look at Fords again. Completely due to the people at the Ford dealerships. Even though I was looking at the GT 500 and the Roush mustangs. I feel bad for Ford that the dealers are why I can't buy their products. Really, agree on a price without being allowed to drive it? Uh next. I smashed my ZL1 passenger mirror backing out of my garage and went to Crews Chevrolet because they're a lot closer to me. I replaced the mirror myself, but they ordered and painted the new mirror. Satisfied with them also.

What I don't understand is how a dealer can sub out warranty work that GM is covering. It seems like GM would not in turn warranty the workmanship of the sub. Replacing a vert top has to cost upwards of $3000 for parts and labor. I would send a field tech or require the dealer have a certified and experienced person do the repair. Attention to detail. It's also funny that with every vert top thread I read there are multiple repeat visits to get the job done right. That costs money and time for everyone involved.
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Old 10-02-2013, 08:27 PM   #76
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I had exact same problem with mine. It's a 2012. Mine has been in shop for two months and still don't have it back. It's rubbing the back when open and close it.
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Old 03-14-2014, 03:52 PM   #77
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I am back again with more issues.

I took my car back to the dealership on Wed 3-12-14 to have the trunk weatherstripping replaced for the second time. The cable housing in the trunk is rubbing a hole in to the weatherstripping. Also, this is the second time I had to show the dealership that I am getting water on the molding next to the drivers seat.

Last time this was replaced, I was told that they were going to adjust the housing to correct this issue.

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Old 03-14-2014, 03:57 PM   #78
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I bought a '13 ZL1 vert from Hendrick. Curious about how your car is doing. I don't have any issues with my car. They didn't have a window sticker for my New car, so I'm waiting on that and they didn't give me the front spring spacers for towing if I ever need them. They are getting those also. I had previously used them for a collision repair on a Mazda a few years ago and the small repair was done perfectly.

I disagree with a 'bait n switch' tactic from the sales person that I hadn't heard before. Overall I'm happy with the dealership. Especially compared to the Ford dealers in Charleston. After buying my Explorer I'm not going to look at Fords again. Completely due to the people at the Ford dealerships. Even though I was looking at the GT 500 and the Roush mustangs. I feel bad for Ford that the dealers are why I can't buy their products. Really, agree on a price without being allowed to drive it? Uh next. I smashed my ZL1 passenger mirror backing out of my garage and went to Crews Chevrolet because they're a lot closer to me. I replaced the mirror myself, but they ordered and painted the new mirror. Satisfied with them also.

What I don't understand is how a dealer can sub out warranty work that GM is covering. It seems like GM would not in turn warranty the workmanship of the sub. Replacing a vert top has to cost upwards of $3000 for parts and labor. I would send a field tech or require the dealer have a certified and experienced person do the repair. Attention to detail. It's also funny that with every vert top thread I read there are multiple repeat visits to get the job done right. That costs money and time for everyone involved.
Sorry that I missed your reply. As you can see, I added a brief update today. Overall, the top has been fine since it was replaced. However, in the past couple months, the wind noise has began again. It was almost gone after the top replacement. The current issues with the weatherstripping are the first repeat issues I have experienced. All the others, while annoying, have been one time fixes. I am sure you have seen on here that there have been many improvements on the verts since the 2011 was released.
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I am back again with more issues.

I took my car back to the dealership on Wed 3-12-14 to have the trunk weatherstripping replaced for the second time. The cable housing in the trunk is rubbing a hole in to the weatherstripping. Also, this is the second time I had to show the dealership that I am getting water on the molding next to the drivers seat.

Last time this was replaced, I was told that they were going to adjust the housing to correct this issue.
Algeron,

Apologies to hear about this concern. Keep us posted on the diagnostic process and don't hesitate to contact us privately if you have additional questions or concerns.

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Old 03-14-2014, 11:39 PM   #80
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Algeron,

Apologies to hear about this concern. Keep us posted on the diagnostic process and don't hesitate to contact us privately if you have additional questions or concerns.

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William R.,

How many of these convertible complaints have you answered in the same manner............."apologies to hear about this concern. Keep us posted...."

Really, that's all you got?

Please give it a rest and just private msg. the person yourself. We all get it and apparently you do not. Just state unequivocally that there are top problems for the 2011 going into 2012 and even that, all subsequent years may have a few top issues although most are okay...that's okay.

Get it, got it, good!

Just for this, I am going to cycle my top 100x after not being lowered/raised in 6 months and then we will get down to brass tacks if there are any issues.

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Old 03-20-2014, 03:17 PM   #81
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I got her back from the shop. They replaced the weather stripping and adjusted the cable holder. It does not look like it is rubbing now, but I will have to give it time. However, the cargo shade had to be replaced since the old one broke, and this one is too short to latch in correctly. If you line it up perfectly, it will sit long enough to start lowering the top, then it snaps back that the top stops. Due to the safety features, I have to put the top all the way back up, open the trunk, and try again. Took 3 attempts to get it down today (first day the weather has been decent enough to try since she got out the shop.

Does anyone know if there are multiple variations of this shade, the part numbers, and what the proper part number is for a 2011 2SS/RS convertible is?
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