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2004 Honda Accord Roof Trim / Molding

Old 04-14-2019, 07:17 PM
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Default 2004 Honda Accord Roof Trim / Molding

I am buying a used 2004 Honda Accord EX. How can I repair the roof rubber molding? The rubber strips are coming off so the chrome is starting to show. Before I spend thousands at the dealer, what part is this? I am having a hard time finding any information. No YouTube videos on this repair at all that I can find. Also, the clear coat on the roof is gone and there are white spots. I'll have that repaired, I hope by a local Maaco not sure yet. I'm in California so, no leaks that I know of. Should I just buy something to cover it up? I saw this advertized on Amazon. Any advice would help. THanks


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Old 04-14-2019, 09:11 PM
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I'm moving this to the General Tech area where more people will probably respond. The "new member" area is mostly for welcome & introductions.

Check this out (active links prohibited but you can figure it out...)
There's other on-line parts dealers for you to choose from, & most (like this one) use the Honda part numbers.

The Amazon link you showed was kinda interesting - it might be a nice alternative to replacing the actual trim strip - and a lot cheaper, too. But I don't know how good it'll stick over time, and for all I know it might be just as good to use electrical tape & carefull trim with an X-acto knife. If you decide to use that, let us know if it works well.

Unfortunately I screwed up & deleted your link when I meant to just disable it from being active. But it looked like it was for 1998-2002 Accord which wouldn't fit your 2004.

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Old 04-14-2019, 10:38 PM
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The roof molding is held on with multiple retainer clips.
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