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06 1.8 Windscreen surround loose... how to fix! - arnold2
Today, after driving about 60 miles on the motorway, I heard a odd 'wind rushing' noise from the car - as if the window was open, although all were closed. Anyway, it turned out that the surround above the front windscreen is a bit loose - presumably a goodly bit of high-speed driving and wind did the rest! I pushed it back in, and all quiet again.

What is the best way to secure it the windscreen surround - obviously, I am worried about putting any old glue on, in case it perishes the rubber. Should I just take it to a windscreen repair place?
06 1.8 Windscreen surround loose... how to fix! - Diamond
You might be able to claim on the windscreen insurance if you are comprehensive.

Windscreens are an integral part of the safety of the cars structure, and you should have this looked at asap.

It may be a simple case of rebonding or otherwise a new screen which you are looking at £400+.
06 1.8 Windscreen surround loose... how to fix! - Dynamic Dave
Windscreens are an integral part of the safety of the cars structure and you should
have this looked at asap.


From the sounds of it, it is just the rubber trim that fits around the edge of the window and doesn't form any other function than being a piece of rubber trim, therefore it won't affect the cars structure.

The same thing happened on one of our Focus pool cars at work. At around 65 to 70mph it sounded like a whisting kettle. IIRC, Autowindscreens (or one of the other windscreen companies) just clipped it back in with some kind of insertion tool. I would imagine a windscreen company would do the same for beer tokens.
 

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