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14 Trailhawk sunroof rattle

I have a 14 trailhawk that has developed a serious rattle from the sunroof. Anyone experienced this and how /if it got fixed?
My husband is leary of doing anything to sunroof as he is afraid of leaks.
I drive many hours a day and its driving me crazy!!

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Re: 14 Trailhawk sunroof rattle

we have experienced this with our 15 trailhawk. it has something to do with the plastic seals. we keep taking it to the body shop and they keep fixing it but it always comes back.
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Re: 14 Trailhawk sunroof rattle

Same problem. Had the sunroof replaced. Still rattles. It is annoying. No fix, according to Jeep, no adjustment. Reopen and close, it stops for awhile. Very frustrating.
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Re: 14 Trailhawk sunroof rattle

I had same problem. Had dealer replace sunroof. Still rattles and squeaks. No adjustments possible, no fixes... wouldn't waste your time with replacement.
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Re: 14 Trailhawk sunroof rattle

Same problem, same answers as everyone else-no fix. Dealer adjusts but always comes back and worse in the colder temps but at least it has never leaked....annoying....turn up the radio!
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Re: 14 Trailhawk sunroof rattle

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we have experienced this with our 15 trailhawk. it has something to do with the plastic seals. we keep taking it to the body shop and they keep fixing it but it always comes back.
I've had a minor amount of squeaking from my own Latitude sunroof. I tried wiping down the rubber gaskets on the sides of the sunroof, and that seemed to quiet things down, but the relief was only temporary. The breakthrough came when someone over on another Jeep Cherokee Club forum mentioned trying out using an expensive lubricant (ATD MicroLubrol) and it solved the problem. After digging around myself I ran across this:

Super Lube 51004 Synthetic Oil with PTFE, High Viscosity, 4 oz Bottle: Fishing Equipment: Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

It's much more reasonable per bottle, the important part is getting a PTFE lubricant. Clean out the gaskets thoroughly, and wipe everything down with a small amount, and there should be a dramatic improvement in the noise level.
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Re: 14 Trailhawk sunroof rattle

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Same problem, same answers as everyone else-no fix. Dealer adjusts but always comes back and worse in the colder temps but at least it has never leaked....annoying....turn up the radio!
I have no leaks which is a positive, however you would think if you pay that much for a vehicle you could drive it without listening to it squeak, rattle and vibrate like a 20 year old car. My husband"s 2004 truck is quieter.
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Re: 14 Trailhawk sunroof rattle

Can't argue with that!
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