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2015-2016 Volkswagen Golf, GTI Sunroof Issue

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The problem: Affected vehicles may exhibit an abnormal creaking noise coming from the panoramic sunroof when driving on uneven roadways when the sunroof is closed. This is due to the flex movement between the glass panel seal and the body.

Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:

  • 2015 Volkswagen Golf
  • 2016 Volkswagen Golf
  • 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI
  • 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI

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Corrective action: Dealers will apply protective film to the vehicle body to insulate the glass from the body, after which they will road test the vehicle to confirm the noise is gone.

Warranty info: This service bulletin is being performed free of charge under the Volkswagen limited new-vehicle warranty.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if your vehicle is involved in this service bulletin. You can call Volkswagen at 800-822-8987 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hotline at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 6016-02.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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