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Old 07-28-14, 04:48 PM   #16
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Well, welcome to the club! Thanks for the info on the potential sunroof problems we may encounter.
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Old 07-28-14, 04:49 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Cristena View Post
Hey all,

Just in case this happens to someone else.. there is an easier way to do things instead of ripping your car apart...

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Old 07-31-14, 01:16 PM   #18
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I have to say, I'm impressed with your motivation to dig in.

I would try to find a hulk in a junk yard and gut that sunroof assembly out. I looked on eBay, too much $$. Re-lube it... DONE!!

I'm looking for my own personal hulk to gut, but nothing close to me.

Good luck
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Old 07-31-14, 02:18 PM   #19
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Default Preventive lubrication/maintenance

Are there words of wisdom for routine lubrication/maintenance to minimize the sunroof going belly-up ?
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Old 08-01-14, 06:00 AM   #20
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Default Under the heading of ANSWERING MY OWN QUESTION...

On a Mercedes forum, it was suggested that the sunroof rails be cleaned and a very thin coat of lithium grease be placed on the rails and that a dry spray lubricant be sprayed on a rag and applied to all rubber seals. Numerous Mercedes owners said this worked well. Any thoughts?
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