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Looking for some advice...entering the "cold" season here in northern california and so I've been driving with the convertible top up a bit more and I've noticed that at highway speeds I'm hearing what I'd call "creaking" (which is different of course from "squeaking" or "rattling") coming from the convertible / cabriolet top.

If I put my right hand palm up on the inside of the roof and press, the creaking will be silenced. Pushing in other areas has no effect. Pushing on the right spot feels like there is probably a roof support right under my palm.

As I've mentioned, its a problem only encountered at highway speeds.

Any ideas? Something I need to lube? Cables I need to tighten? Any advice greatly appreciated!

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I had the same problem with my 2000 C2 Cab a while back.

What I did to fix it was to lubricate the contact points at each corner of the top and also their mating parts with silicone lube.

Good luck.

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Also check where the roof connects to the windshield near the sun visors. I had one side loosen up a bit causing some vibration. If that's what's causing your creaking it's an easy fix - just pop off the plastic plug to reveal the screws.

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