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Old 10-23-2009, 07:24 PM   #1
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Question Sunroof leaking - Please Help Us!!

Hi, My Husband and I have a 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SSE. My sunroof leaks and my trunk is full of water, we just got alot of rain here in the past few days. The weather strip is old and cracked in a few places so I know that is 1 of my problems and the plugs have to be checked. I am really tired of cleaning it out everytime it rains and I am so discouraged because I was just told by the GM dealer that I have to buy the whole sunroof glass just to have a new weatherstrip... Sunroof glass cost $200 - $350... I cant belive that!!
So I did some research and seen some blogs (Thank God for all you awesome bloggers) that said I could go to Home Depot and buy the weather strip, my 3 questions are:
What size, type?
What king of glue would work good for Iowa weather?
And do you need to take the headliner off to get the sunroof out??
Also any other advice you may have for us that would help us out on this weekend project would be so greatly appreciated~
Thanks, Dave & Izabel

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no you dont have to drop the headliner to get the sunroof out at least not the glass it has 4 torques head screws that are t-25'* that you take out just under the glass from inside. whaere in iowa are you im in davenport
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Hi there fellow Iowan, we are in Monticello. Its good to know we dont have to take the headliner out, thats going to save alot of time there. Thanks for the reply =)
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Nice Bonnei pics
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:Welcome Welcome to the forum nice to see someone else from Iowa here you will find everything you need and a lot of great people who will help in anyway we bs2
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monticello i can get up there in about an hour use to work in maquoketa
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Ok, Thanks Steve, we will do that, we are planning on working on it tomorrow, weather permitting.
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ok, I will be making my special Chili dish tomorrow while the guys work in the shop, we live out in the boon docks so we will have to meet you to help you get here =)
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They can tune do engines like no other but our Bonnie is a little different, I see you got your truck a little muddy, do you like to mudrun??
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cool weather should be alright after the 3" of rain we got the last 2 days
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