Hood seal/weather stripping

Discussion in 'Dodge Challenger General Discussions' started by Nawalins, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. Nawalins

    Nawalins Member

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    I have a '14 R/T, and the seal at the front edge of the hood came apart. It kinda' freaked me out at first. I first noticed it driving to the drug store one night. There was a strange "flapping" noise, and I immediately thought that something was wrong with one of the tires! LOL! Anyway, when I bought my Challenger, I also bought a 7/70 "bumper to bumper" warranty. Does anyone know if the hood seal is included in the warranty?
     
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    should be, and those go bad every few years or so. I have had to replace mine twice and I have a 2009. if you have that warranty it should be covered.

    if you buy that weatherstrip it will cost you about $45 and you need to get the plastic rivets, but get those at autozone, factory ones from dealer are expensive as hell.
     
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    Yes I've replaced mine once getting ready do it again I wanna do it myself because yes dealerships was a $100
    Do you need a special tool for the rivits. And what's the best site to get on for the sealer strip
     
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    You can use a heavy duty garage door seal. Go to Home Depot or Lowes.
     
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    you can get the rivet gun and the plastic rivets at harbor freight. cost is at the minimum doing that. I think I spent $20 on all that...... that's what I have and it works just fine, you might be able to find the part. online elsewhere. I will look for the part number and post it up.
     
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    Thank you so much
     
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    no problem
     
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    Thanks to everyone for the helpful responses!