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I have a power sunroof it is noisy driving down the road like a air whistle noise. I took it to ford and they say replace the sunroof?? It's just a air leak so I'm not understanding why replace it. Please if anyone can give me a clue as to why. Thanks

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They say replace because it is more money for them. Lots of work to replace them. Replacing the seal around the window is much easier. Even easier is shutting it and sealing the top with silicone. The seal will run between $150 and $200. I don't know why they are expensive, but this is about as cheap as I can get them.

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

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  • Randy Ohler Mar 31, 2015

    You can replace the seal your self. Once you see how the come out. Grab the seal with pliers. And pull it our some. Look at how it comes out, It is basically wedged in the slot. I pull them out, Start the new one in. Put in the bottom first and use a screwdriver to push in the top of it. Work your way around until it is seated in. Your done. Start at the front and work your way around the back side, on both sides. As you will have to about close the window to finish the back. An important note. Don't pull on the seal as you insert it, it will stretch and you will have to push back to get the last bit in place.

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    Kimmyt Mar 31, 2015

    I think I'm going to try it!! Wish me luck ??

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