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 05-17-2005, 21:14 Post: 111206
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Anyone have a miralcle way of fixing a falling headliner on a 93 saturn? I am (or have ) giving up!!! The kids car has a sunroof and we all know what happenes when the headliner starts shrinking! Any help would be appreciated






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 05-17-2005, 22:59 Post: 111207
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 Car headliner troubles

I have also tried several things years ago on an '87 Sunbird...no answers except to take it to a place that does that sort of thing. An "auto trim" place will have it looking new for less money than you would expect I found out.






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 05-18-2005, 07:45 Post: 111214
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 Car headliner troubles

If you have a little patience it's an easy fix.

They sell contact cement in aerosol cans at craft places and some home centers.

Remove the headliner and gently pull back any loose areas, spray on the glue according to instructions, then start to push the fabric back down in place starting from the middle and working your way out to the edges being carefully to do so evenly and avoid wrinkles or air bubbles.

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 05-18-2005, 09:18 Post: 111225
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 Car headliner troubles

What is it with GM? They've had this falling headliner problem for 20 years and can't seem to fix it.






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 05-18-2005, 15:46 Post: 111243
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 Car headliner troubles

35+ years, it happened with the 70's vintage GM's I've owned, ever since they went to the foam backed fabric over cardboard headliners. I think once the foam separates from the fabric it is very hard to get it to stay again.

The spray glue never worked for me, If I used enough to hold the fabric, it would soak through and look horrible. If you can remove the trim that holds the headliner and remove the liner and backer-board you can scrape off the foam and try the glue trick or even stitch it up.






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The kids car is a Saturn. Yes its older (1993) but the headliner is a pain in the butt. I had a car like that, my wife had one, I think many of us have had ONE! Laughing out loud. Thing is, that we plan on selling it ASA he goes to college this fall. I dont want to pass on a jury rigged car, so I guess I am down to having qoutes (estimates) or taking the whole thing out, scraping it down and installing a whole new headliner. That sounds like a time consuming project. I asked the question just incase they came out with any new tech. product. Looks like they have not! I have tried the glue and or spray adhesive's in the past with out much luck. That foam is the killer (I think).
Thanks to all who responded.






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 05-21-2005, 23:01 Post: 111352
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I have repaired many headliners on the 1980's GM cars. Gluing the old liner doesn't work because the old foam has deteriorated. I don't know if they are the same on today's cars, but here's how to do the 1980's style. Buy some headliner material from an upholstery shop. This material has the foam made into it & stretches very well. Remove headliner & peel off old material. Scrape off foam with razor blade scraper or use a grinder with a flexible disc without the hard backing pad. Spray 1/2 of the headliner shell & 1/2 of material with upholstery glue. Let the glue get tacky. Lay the material down, starting from the center & working out to the edge. Do the other half the same way. Trim material about 1" larger than the shell. Fold material over the edges & glue on the back side. Replace headliner. The material and glue are not very expensive and will take the novice about 2 hours. We used to charge $100. for 1 hours work and the the customers gladly paid.






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