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Old 09-29-2020, 08:18 PM   #113
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I purchased some 3M top glue, 3M primer, and suction cup clamps and am going to attempt my own repair for mine. Mine is just in one corner and I have read on other forums (this is a common issue for all convertibles) that this can work. I figure what have I got to lose? If this works I save $1400 (the supplies cost me about $100).

I will let you guys know how it goes once it is done.
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Old 09-30-2020, 12:30 AM   #114
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I purchased some 3M top glue, 3M primer, and suction cup clamps and am going to attempt my own repair for mine. Mine is just in one corner and I have read on other forums (this is a common issue for all convertibles) that this can work. I figure what have I got to lose? If this works I save $1400 (the supplies cost me about $100).

I will let you guys know how it goes once it is done.
Good Luck & keep us posted!
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Old 10-01-2020, 03:03 AM   #115
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So they were able to keep the top in place and just repair/replace the window ? if so that is awesome.
Yes the shop just replaced the window. Here’s the service sheet. And so far after a year+ the repair is still holding up.
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Old 11-16-2020, 01:36 PM   #116
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My car 2020 2SS Vert
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Lived in Tampa until March 2020 then North Carolina until now. Garage kept.

Upper passenger side. Calling dealer now.
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Old 11-16-2020, 02:08 PM   #117
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This is some serious BS, it's been 4 years and 2020's are also problematic... although this doesn't impact me (I have a coupe at the moment and will never buy a convertible with a soft top no matter what), it reflects very poorly on GM's quality control feedback loop in general.
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Old 11-16-2020, 11:15 PM   #118
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This is some serious BS, it's been 4 years and 2020's are also problematic... although this doesn't impact me (I have a coupe at the moment and will never buy a convertible with a soft top no matter what), it reflects very poorly on GM's quality control feedback loop in general.
I couldn’t agree more. Between this glue / design issue, wind noise, creaking sounds (with top up) and broken flapper panels it seems GM and their supplier partners did a piss poor job initially. It seems there’s really no intention of long term“fixes” for these issues.

Excuse me for a minute while I pull out the lube and Velcro to fix the inherent creaking ,or install flocking tape at articulation points. I’ll dutifully make sure my windows always up, in the rare occasion that I may be driving with top up. Oh, yea... one other thing, the windows clip the top unless you purposefully open the door slow enough to let the windows index fully, to clear the top. Yea, shitty design all around, but I still love the car.

With just over 11K miles logged between 2 different 6th Gen’s, it makes me wonder why my brothers 2015 Stang convertible can be so quite and reliable at 55k miles (when out of the gate the 6th Gen sounds kinda crummy, with the top up)

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Old 11-17-2020, 09:49 AM   #119
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Just back from dealer. Took a look at the glass and ordered me a new top. They do the work there.
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Old 11-17-2020, 02:42 PM   #120
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Old 11-17-2020, 09:48 PM   #121
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Oh yeah, not even a question. 2020 purchased in March 2020 with 8K miles.
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Old 11-18-2020, 10:40 AM   #122
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Top came in today. They will put it on Friday. Should only take a few hours.
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Old 11-18-2020, 06:24 PM   #123
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Nice! Congratulations.


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Old 11-24-2020, 08:31 AM   #124
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I go the car back. The top seems to work like normal. And the window is not delaminating.

The really cool thing was the master mech sent me an text with a video showing the completion and explaining what they did including a water test to make sure the top was leak free and the multipoint inspection.

I will keep tabs on it and report back.
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Old 11-24-2020, 08:28 PM   #125
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That’s great news, gotta love the follow thru from the tech.
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