Have any of you guys noticed hood fluttering at high speeds?

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I’ve noticed once I’m up around 70-75 mph my hood moves up and down with wind. Is there a fix ? Anyone else have this?

 

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Have not seen any on mine, never saw any on my two JKs either, lots of people seem to see it though on the JKs
 
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I read if you remove the hood latch spring it fixes it so I will give that a try. If it doesn’t fix I guess I will order rugged ridge latches
 

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I currently drive a TJ. If you really want to see one hop around at 80 give me a call and I'll take you for a ride.

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Never seen any on mine..or my JKU either even at 70-80.
I have stock hood latches on both.
 
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I haven’t noticed any flutter on my Gladiator, but on my JK I noticed it almost immediately after buying. I removed the spring under the hood and it stopped the fluttering.

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Never noticed it. Drive it home from picking it up in Idaho 650 miles at high way speeds and never seen it move. Will look closer from here on out.
 

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Never on my JT but on my JK in high winds for sure. If a semi passed by on a 2 lane rd at 60+ I thought it was going to pop off. Very pleased that the JT hinges are much nicer.
 

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Wife's 2017 Wrangler Unlimited did it to the point my wife said something. Took the spring off and put Rugged Ridge Stainless Steel hood latches on. Not a thing after that. Watch those stock plastic latches, they get weathered and break. It takes a lot of wind but it does happen.
 

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Have you taken it to the dealership and asked them to fix it? Doesn't sound normal.
 

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I have 6k miles on mine almost all freeway miles and I have not had any movement.
 
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I haven’t noticed any flutter on my Gladiator, but on my JK I noticed it almost immediately after buying. I removed the spring under the hood and it stopped the fluttering.

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I removed this and no flutter now
 
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I have 6k miles on mine almost all freeway miles and I have not had any movement.
Apparently I’m the only one so far with a gladiator that has had this issue. I’m about to be at 6k miles myself all highway 70+ mph everyday to work and back. I’ve noticed it for awhile and thought I was just seeing things till I confirmed with my gf The hood was moving while at 70mph on freeway. I removed spring from hood and doesn’t do it anymore
 

 
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