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    annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    what is the reason why there sounds like marbles rattling around?


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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    Quote Originally Posted by turbol15 View Post
    what is the reason why there sounds like marbles rattling around?
    Hello turbol15,

    I apologize for any issues you are experiencing with your vehicle and the sunroof rattling. If you private message me further explaining this concern and include your VIN and current mileage, I am more than happy to explore our options for resolving this issue with you.

    Sincerely,

    Laura M.
    Cadillac Customer Care

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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    I am so happy I do not have a sunroof in my V Coupe :-)

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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    not only the sunroof, but THE WHOLE F****** car.. lol. but yeah I did and I stuffed paper towels to bridge the plastic and it stopped. try that.

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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    Think you can snap a pic? Whatever they did the first time I had a problem is back.

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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    I hate creaking and rattles so much I have sold multiple cars, It sucks why can't auto makers figure it out these issues out during testing, Mabey they need to hire some folks like us to test.

    Hoping the V stays tight.

    I feel your pain Turbol15 and good luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by turbol15
    what is the reason why there sounds like marbles rattling around?
    lol........... I had a similar noise... It may be the plastic sunroof frame. Pull the front out and down and run a strip of soft light grey foam weatherstrip (Not Rubber) across the full length of the front edge.. The kind of foam weatherstrip with sticky paper on one side. Match it and cut it full length and then stick it to the long front area of the sunroof frame then snap it back up where it meets the interior light overhead console. If you take your knuckles and tap the overhead console where it meets the sunroof frame you will be right on the noise. If not, then I'm not your issue. This was how I fixed mine. I got the insulation at autozone. The sunroof frame should have come with insulation in the first place. My noise is 100% gone now.

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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    Also you may want to check the sun visor. The drivers side visor rattles in my 09 v sedan & I took me a while to figure it out. It goes away if I unclip the visor & push it away from the bracket just a little, so I leave it that way most of the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyle_B
    Also you may want to check the sun visor. The drivers side visor rattles in my 09 v sedan & I took me a while to figure it out. It goes away if I unclip the visor & push it away from the bracket just a little, so I leave it that way most of the time.
    I actually thought the noise was from the sun visor originally as it went away when I pulled it down. I replaced it and the same noise. Took me a while to pinpoint it to the sunroofs frame. A very tricky noise to find.
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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    been awhile since ive seen a thread on the squeak. had it since day one and new ones as well. just part of owning a corvette station wagon
    stomp the gas, itll go away.

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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    definitely sounds like its coming from right rear area.

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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    You mean like this:



    Mine started doing it last year, only when it was hot outside. Had it at the dealership but of course, it would not rattle for them.

    Now it is doing it almost all the time, so its going back in to the dealership on Friday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wannago
    You mean like this:

    YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2CROxpr2H8

    Mine started doing it last year, only when it was hot outside. Had it at the dealership but of course, it would not rattle for them.

    Now it is doing it almost all the time, so its going back in to the dealership on Friday.
    Mine is a coupe.... It was a Completely different noise.

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    Re: annoying rattle in the sunroof.anyone else?

    Yep. Very annoying. Funny thing when you open sunroof quiet as a mouse. Try that open your sunroof and see if the noise is still there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wannago
    You mean like this:

    YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2CROxpr2H8

    Mine started doing it last year, only when it was hot outside. Had it at the dealership but of course, it would not rattle for them.

    Now it is doing it almost all the time, so its going back in to the dealership on Friday.
    That's exactly what mine started doing.


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