Report: Wear causes noise at vario roof seals on high mileage vehicles
Mercedes-Benz SL500 Problem
On higher mileage vehicles, wear causes noise at the vario roof seals. Lubricating the seals can usually cure the problem; in most cases, the seals do not need replacement.
Visitor, 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500, 75,000 mi
noise in compartment not improved with replacement of rubber seals at $600.00 per side twice