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Has anyone replaced the seal on their sunroof?

Mine is leaking and needs to be replaced I was thinking of taking it to an auto glass shop.

-Garrett
 

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The sunroof is easy enough to remove, check out RAVE.

I would advise taking it to a specialist to have the seal done though. From memory I think the seal is around £38 in the UK. I obviously made a rubbish job of doing mine though as it's started to leak again so this time I will be going to a proper glass place.

-Will :)
 

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$16,000. Had it done under warranty last month at the dealer. I still have leaky sunroof. :(
 

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I think 16k is probably a mistake. :think:

I noticed my roof needed a seal, which was pointed out by an independent about 2 years ago, before starting my own independent. His theory was that if you limit the amount of water getting in, then it will be less of a problem - my problem being water pouring into the wheel well via the headliner. My LR theory is that it will always leak to an extent, so just make sure water can get back out again... :shhh:

I took out the headliner and found that the drain tubes were broken in half and dumping rainfall on the headliner. I repaired that and fixed the wheel well issue, but now looking at the sunroof and seal, it looks like the sunroof unit has started to rust lightly around the seal/sunroof so I suspect that if I replaced the seal, I'd end up with it leaking even more. IIRC, a new sunroof is around 3 or 400GBP but that's the only way that will stop the leaking. I find that if water is actually getting past the main seal, than it gets damp. It is made even worse by having a closed sunroof blind which makes it all hot and humid inbetween the blind and the sunroof - a perfect rusting environment...

BTW, anyone finding water dripping down the front of the car (driver/passenger foot wells), this could be related to the screws holding the plastic air intake in place below the windscreen. The screws screw into a special plastic tapping which has a square seal around each one. There are 20 or 21 of these around this air intake, and as time goes on, the seal decomposes and water drips down inbetween the screw and the tapping. I aways had water leaking into my (RHD) passenger foot well but since repairing it it appears to have stopped. I always park nose up on a slope and it would appear that the rainwater ingress was worse this way. :think:
 

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Rich,

I have this problem also.

Are you taking about the pollin filters?

If not can you describie it more or show a picture please?

thanks

Mark

And I agree that your sunroof will always leak. Just make sure it drains correctly as you stated.
 

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If you find water is dripping on top of the pollen filter, it is likely to be from one of these screws. If you check the top of the plastic intake below the windscreen, there is one screw directly above the space for the pollen filter.
 

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Rich998a said:
If you find water is dripping on top of the pollen filter, it is likely to be from one of these screws. If you check the top of the plastic intake below the windscreen, there is one screw directly above the space for the pollen filter.
So what do you do or what did you do to fix this issue?
 

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I've just added a spot of sealant over the top of the screw at the moment. To fix the whole thing icluding new plastic tappings, seals and screws is about 30GBP. That's just another job I have queued up for another day.

Most of the screws have rusted in there, so try removing the screw and inspect for rust.
 
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