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Sunroof leak I have a 2001 S40 Volvo with a sunroof. The sunroof leaks when it rains. Is there anyway to solve the leakage without costing me a fortune?

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You could change the gasket surrounding the sunroof Others have tried to seal the worn out gasket with epoxy. Here's a page from the Volvo forum I found that should help. If you want to replace the gasket yourself, it's not a difficult process.

http://volvospeed.com/vs_forum/index.php?showtopic=43652

http://www.automedia.com/Sunroof_Rebuild/ccr20050101sr/1

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