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Old 05-09-2014, 10:49 AM   #1
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Squeaking hardtop in rear when driving

My jeep squeaks! I believe its from where the hard top and the frame meet, specifically the back 6 bolts. Anyone else have this issue? Am I tightening the bolts too tight? Or?

Anyone successfully solved this issue?

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Old 05-11-2014, 10:21 AM   #2
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I have to play around with mine to get the top to sit perfectly. If I tighten too much, it squeaks. If I loosen them too much, the top rattles. You've gotta get it just right. If you have someone else to help you, have them drive and you ride in the back adjusting the bolts until you are happy with the lack of sound. It also helps to wax where the top meets the body the next time you have it off. That helped my squeaking, too.

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Old 05-12-2014, 10:04 AM   #3
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I switched the back 6 torx bolts to the wingnut kit from Ebay and I swear the squeeks went away. Easy fix for $18
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Old 05-12-2014, 11:09 AM   #4
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I have the same issue!! Glad to know there is a fix. I just thought it was a "jeep thing"
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