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Old 02-02-2020, 05:22 PM #1
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Sunroof Leak Seal - DO IT

So had a sunroof leak the other day and was pretty sure it was not the sunroof drains.

From another thread tried this solution - YouTube

Start the video at 32:20

This seam on the front of my roof was the source of the leak. If you have a 3rd Gen with a sunroof I recommend you seal this spot even if its not currently leaking.
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So had a sunroof leak the other day and was pretty sure it was not the sunroof drains.



From another thread tried this solution - YouTube



Start the video at 32:20



This seam on the front of my roof was the source of the leak. If you have a 3rd Gen with a sunroof I recommend you seal this spot even if its not currently leaking.
I sealed my few at that seam point mine one was seeping there.

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Thank you for pointing out that point in the video! I never made it that far looking for my leak thatís definitely going to be fixed by sealing that seam


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So what is the failure point? Cause?

Just curious before mine starts....
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Yup had the same leak on mine, sealed it up with some black rtv.
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So what is the failure point? Cause?

Just curious before mine starts....
I think it's sun and time. I bet people who park outside are more likely to have this occur. The plastic trim around the sunroof shrinks from the heat of the sun over time. That's my guess.
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I think it's sun and time. I bet people who park outside are more likely to have this occur. The plastic trim around the sunroof shrinks from the heat of the sun over time. That's my guess.
Yup it's sun damage. The crack runs deep and you can also see it from the inside.
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