|SUBJECT:||“Growling” Sound When Fully Closing the Door Glass|
This bulletin announces a design change of the roof weatherstrip retainer/ molding to address customer concerns of a growling sound which may be heard when fully closing the door glass. The sound results from a deformation of the roof weatherstrip caused by the retainer/ molding. The retainer/ molding can cause the weatherstrip to “roll” as shown in the illustration below when the glass closes fully in the area where the “A” pillar meets the roof.
PRODUCTION CHANGE INFORMATION:
The new retainer/ molding assembly was incorporated into production starting with VIN G*600012.
|RETAINER AND MOLDING ASSY||63531CA001||R/ HAND|
|WSTR ROOF SD||63521CA000||R/ HAND|
SERVICE PROCEDURE / INFORMATION
If the condition is verified as described above, replace the retainer/ molding assembly and roof weatherstrip as a set on the affected side of the vehicle following the procedure described in the applicable Service Manual.
WARRANTY / CLAIM INFORMATION
For vehicles within the Basic New Car Limited Warranty period, this repair may be submitted using the following claim information:
|DOOR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP & CHANNEL R&R ONE SIDE||A914-772||WAW-48||0.3|
|DOOR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP & CHANNEL R&R BOTH SIDES||A914-774||0.5|
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Always refer to STIS for the latest service information before performing any repairs.