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Hello, not sure if I just noticed or if the problem just appeared, but the inside roof is rattling when going on imperfect roads (so anywhere in MA). It stops when I push up with my hand a little behind the sunroof.

I inspected the inside of the sunroof for leaves and whatnot with no luck. This also happens on my wife's 7 year old Ford but it really shouldn't on a new vehicle...
 

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There are some comments on moon roof rattle in the CivicX forum as well, and there are a few 'flavors.' One post there mentions that slight margin/movement between glass and roof can be triggered by the chassis flexing and/or air turbulence pushing/pulling against the glass panel (otherwise chassis flex would break the glass).

Does the sound occur when moon roof is both open and closed? Which 'sound' describes your situation best?
- buzzing/squeaking while driving on well-paved roads and/or seal rubbing against car frame - https://www.civicx.com/threads/squeaking-moonroof.33421/
- ticking/popping sound where metal frame touches plastic part - https://www.civicx.com/threads/vibrating-ticking-sound-in-sunroof-area.24254/
- shade rattling from the ends of sliding track - https://www.civicx.com/threads/rattle-near-sunroof.6570/

Some 'fixes' listed on CivicX:
- dealer replaced moon roof structure assembly & sun shade assembly, then felted all contact points - https://www.civicx.com/threads/2017-civic-coupe-touring-roof-rattle.17125/#post-383566
- silicone lube on gasket seal and metal track while in 'vent' position - https://www.civicx.com/threads/squeaking-moonroof.33421/#post-560280
- unclipped headliner around sunroof and inserted collapsible foam where plastic clips rest against metal frame - https://www.civicx.com/threads/popping-noise-from-roof-headliner-area-over-bumps-dips.6878/#post-132748
- weatherstripping tape where rails rest & move liner back/forth to fit better on rails - https://www.civicx.com/threads/sunroof-rattle-on-si.14560/
 

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There are some comments on moon roof rattle in the CivicX forum as well, and there are a few 'flavors.' One post there mentions that slight margin/movement between glass and roof can be triggered by the chassis flexing and/or air turbulence pushing/pulling against the glass panel (otherwise chassis flex would break the glass).

Does the sound occur when moon roof is both open and closed? Which 'sound' describes your situation best?
- buzzing/squeaking while driving on well-paved roads and/or seal rubbing against car frame - https://www.civicx.com/threads/squeaking-moonroof.33421/
- ticking/popping sound where metal frame touches plastic part - https://www.civicx.com/threads/vibrating-ticking-sound-in-sunroof-area.24254/
- shade rattling from the ends of sliding track - https://www.civicx.com/threads/rattle-near-sunroof.6570/

Some 'fixes' listed on CivicX:
- dealer replaced moon roof structure assembly & sun shade assembly, then felted all contact points - https://www.civicx.com/threads/2017-civic-coupe-touring-roof-rattle.17125/#post-383566
- silicone lube on gasket seal and metal track while in 'vent' position - https://www.civicx.com/threads/squeaking-moonroof.33421/#post-560280
- unclipped headliner around sunroof and inserted collapsible foam where plastic clips rest against metal frame - https://www.civicx.com/threads/popping-noise-from-roof-headliner-area-over-bumps-dips.6878/#post-132748
- weatherstripping tape where rails rest & move liner back/forth to fit better on rails - https://www.civicx.com/threads/sunroof-rattle-on-si.14560/
Thank you. It's hard to describe, but I'd say the ticking sound. It's similar to the sound of removing a dust-absorber that you apply to your phone's screen before putting a screen protector. Kind of sticky/ high-pitch. I'd bring it to the dealer if it still bothers me for a few weeks...
 
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