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Honda Civic Upper windshield molding may vibrate/make noise at higher speeds

 
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Model Years Affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

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On certain models the upper windshield molding vibrates at a higher speed causing a noise. Back filling the molding with silicone sealer will eliminate the noise.

  • Visitor, , 150,000 mi

    Initially it was happening only on hot days at highway speeds - especially if I was facing south while driving. Took me a while to figure out the problem as it wouldn't start until I hit 50 mph and it would disappear around 70 mph. The mph range and temperature range grew over time. I finally tried masking tape over the seal along the top of the window and it worked! I replaced that with some clear caulk from the local parts store made for car windows and haven't had the issue in the past 5-6 years.

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