Originally Posted by SA-focus
lithium grease would help
I say this. I would recommend some weather/water proof grease. If you take it to the dealer they can do it. My 2000 ZTS had a recall on the hinges and the dealer did a good lube on the hinges, check straps and latch... the stuff they used sure smelled strong but took care of all squeaks. it was kind of a greenish color.