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

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 150,000 (150,000–150,000)
6 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, more1999, 2000
8 people reported this problem
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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.