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Sunroof owners, do you have rust on your roof rack mounts??

Discussion in 'Model S' started by luvacoustic, Apr 23, 2019.

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Do you have rust on the attachment mounts?

  1. Don’t have a sunroof

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Have a sunroof, never used a rack, no rust.

    2 vote(s)
    28.6%
  3. Have a sunroof, never used a rack, have rust.

    1 vote(s)
    14.3%
  4. Use a roof rack, no rust

    1 vote(s)
    14.3%
  5. Use a roof rack, have rust

    3 vote(s)
    42.9%
  1. luvacoustic

    luvacoustic Member

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    I have another thread about my roof rack coming off here: Car flex and losing a roof rack with bikes?

    It appears the roof attachment mounts from the factory have rusted and contributed to the bolts coming out. I’ve heard from 5 others with similar rust, but wanted to find out if a lot of others with a sunroof have experienced similar rust on their rack attachment mounts.

    If rust is a real issue, I want to bring it to Tesla’s attention to inform folks to check them so a catastrophic accident doesn’t happen.

    My car is two years old this April and I don’t live near a coast or saltwater. C35F1CB0-857F-4052-BF1D-540F3956A7B0.jpeg A359CC6E-0245-47D9-881F-405EB22DC867.jpeg
     
  2. nico180

    nico180 creating simple things - is true talent

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    I have the seen the same on various model S cars.
     

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