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    Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    Good Evening Folks,

    I have a '14 2.0 T standard model but ordered the sunroof and heated seats. A few days after purchasing the car a friend pointed out to me that the rubber trim surrounding the outside of the sunroof was sticking up a little bit. It's nothing huge and there are no leaks in the car, however as it is on the passenger side of the car it is a bit embarrassing. My co-workers all drive german luxury cars Merc CLS, BMW Z4, BMW X5, BMW 328i, etc so I am proud to represent with my Caddy. At any rate I took it to my local dealer once after work and they cleaned the track, lubed up the rubber and had me open and close the sunroof like 20 times. They said it should get better after that but it hasn't. I know its a real 1st world type problem and not worth a visit to the dealer on its own merits, but I was wondering if anyone else had this issue and knew of any fixes? Otherwise I'll just have the dealer look at it at my first oil change. Also weird note, it only does it when I open and close the sunroof in tilt mode. If I open and close it in slide mode everything lays down perfectly... Otherwise I love the car and am super glad I chose it over that little FWD Merc CLA!

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    A picture would help so that we can see what you are talking about.

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    Hmmm. Went out to take a picture this morning and low and behold it made a liar out of me... Can't replicate it. Perhaps the dealer trick did work, eventually. If it happens again I'll snap a quick pic.2014-07-26 10.07.56.jpg Here is a pic from this morning and it looks fine. Anyway the black strip around the edge of the sunroof would be sticking up a bit in the middle of the right side of the sunroof on the passenger side.

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    Ok so its doing it again today at work. Attached are pics. 2014-07-28 13.55.10.jpg 2014-07-28 13.55.20 (2).jpgAgain, nothing urgent or deal breaking. Just annoying as heck. Otherwise I love my car.

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    Warranty time

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    Um might want to get it fixed, mine on the sts let's water in but luckily for me, it's not large enough to cause any damages.


    Good thing it hasn't sucked in, looks like it's sticking out

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    I have the exact same issue on the same side as you. I've never had a leak either. I don't open the roof too much so I just tuck it back down after I close it.

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    Hi smitty846,

    I’m sorry to hear that you have this sunroof issue with your ATS. Have you contacted your dealership about it, or are you not that worried about it right now? If you would like to discuss your options working with the dealership, please feel free to PM me.

    Enjoy your evening,

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    I have the same problem on my 2014 and I do the same as Smitty846 just tuck it in. No big deal but still should not happen on a car with this price tag.

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    Stuff like this happens on all brands of cars regardless of price and you only have to deal with it until you get it fixed. The measurement should not be based on the cars price but on it being fixed properly for free by professional people.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GJB
    Stuff like this happens on all brands of cars regardless of price and you only have to deal with it until you get it fixed. The measurement should not be based on the cars price but on it being fixed properly for free by professional people.
    Well said. Totally agree.

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    Same issue for me, pull it back myself, sometimes it sticks out. I also have an isssue, sometime the roof won't close, as soon as it reaches the plastic that hold the wind net, it goes back. They reset it , but i have always the same problem. TO close it , i need to pull down with my hand the plastic thing.

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    Re: Exterior Rubber Sunroof Trim Issue

    Not sure if I posted in this thread but when I took the car in for the recalls and a weird sound they ordered me a new sunroof trim piece. In the meantime I just make sure I use the slide function to close the sunroof rather than closing in tilt mode each time. Or manually tuck the rubber down if I forget and just tilt. Minor annoyance. But glad they're fixing it.

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