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R170 Roof Rattle

My 2001 R170 SLK 320 has developed a loud rattle in the roof when driving at slow speed on less than smooth asphalt. I also found a small piece of rubber extrusion on the trunk floor that looks like a piece of door seal about 1.5 inches long with fuzzy flocking on one side. I can't see where it might have come from, but suspect its dislodgment from its original home may be the cause of my rattle.

Anybody have any ideas????
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does it look like this?

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r170-gen...e-does-go.html


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It Does!!!!

Many thanks for the link attached, I will now go out and refit and take a test drive.
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Just refitted the rubbers, sprayed the seals with silicone spray and much quieter, still a few creaks but the bad rattle is fixed.

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