The Rattle and Squeak Thread

The Rattle and Squeak Thread

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moveover

Original Poster:

308 posts

120 months

Monday 13th September 2010
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I know there are various threads scattered about the forum on the various unwanted noises in our otherwise wonderful cars. However, for those of you who have isolated particular rattles, squeaks, bumps, gurglings, chirpings, etc. and fixed them, how about sharing your forensic experiences with the rest of us. The universal solution I know is to pull fuse 22 and so drown out everything!

Luckyluciano

2,398 posts

174 months

Monday 13th September 2010
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I found not letting the missus in the car helps;)

moveover

Original Poster:

308 posts

120 months

Tuesday 14th September 2010
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OK, here's one to start with. On my V8V, the two metal prongs that secure the rear parcel shelf in position were loose in their locating holes. One layer of tape on each and they now fit more tightly.

andyxxx

513 posts

184 months

Tuesday 14th September 2010
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I too had a knocking noise from the 'parcel shelf' area of my 07 DB9. AM sorted it out under the extended warranty.

Apart from that, no unpleasant noises to report.

clorenzen

3,306 posts

192 months

Tuesday 14th September 2010
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moveover said:
OK, here's one to start with. On my V8V, the two metal prongs that secure the rear parcel shelf in position were loose in their locating holes. One layer of tape on each and they now fit more tightly.
Same here. Parcel shelf is squirking on my V12 Vantage - otherwise no rattles.

LC23

1,223 posts

182 months

Tuesday 14th September 2010
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Same for me - rattly parcel shelf in my V8V. Warranty claim then?

Adam2S

3,282 posts

134 months

Tuesday 14th September 2010
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no problems so far on the V12V, but my previous V8V did have the same rear parcel shelf creaking / squeeking. Main dealer resolved it under warrenty though.

toofastforme

119 posts

127 months

Tuesday 14th September 2010
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Anyone had a low gurgling noise coming from somewhere under the centre armrest?

SydneyP

221 posts

135 months

Thursday 16th September 2010
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Resonance in the driver's door speaker, particularly with the radio.... any ideas?

Taking it in next week.

bananarob

1,176 posts

138 months

Thursday 16th September 2010
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Couple of issues in my Vantage - front airvents in the dash creaking. Also sat Nav until rattling. Dealer sorted the airvents by refitting them and looked at Sat Nav. Initally rattle stopped but found after a couple of uses, it crept back. Swapped for a DBS to get rid of all rattles. Solved!

LC23

1,223 posts

182 months

Thursday 16th September 2010
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It seems that rattles and squeaks etc. seem to be looked at under the extended warranty no problem for you guys? I assume there is just the one level of cover under this as my local Dealer seemed non to keen to get involved in anything other than "mechanical failure". Might be time to try a more sympathetic Dealer?

moveover

Original Poster:

308 posts

120 months

Thursday 16th September 2010
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Well, my extended warranty wasn't worth the paper it's written on as far as rattles are concerned. I had to fork out £150 to get the buzzing from the centre console sorted out. So I'm more inclined to try and fix these noises myself (properly with sellotape of course!)

steveatesh

4,036 posts

121 months

Thursday 16th September 2010
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Had a rattle from the passenger door within a few weeks of delivery, it was fixed by the dealer but came back again within a few weeks. Another day without it and they had it fixed, been ok for several months now. it was something had come loose behind the panel apparently.

Also, it went in for a rattle around the sat Nav a few month ago, sorted but came back again within a few weeks. They've had it in again today and fitted a new piano black surround and some kind of "fixing kit" to the sat nav unit. Thy also said they had found a rattle in front of the driver which tbh I hadn't noticed, which they fixed. Only done a couple miles in it since this afternoon, but it was free from any noise other than the engine.

Fingers crossed!

Jay_Davis

233 posts

135 months

Friday 17th September 2010
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SydneyP said:
Resonance in the driver's door speaker, particularly with the radio.... any ideas?

Taking it in next week.
I've got something similar. Certain frequencies cause it. Its actually worst with the voice from the navigation system. But the vibration is in the door itself because it doesn't do it if window isn't all the way up. Try seeing if the window position affects it.

Mine isn't bad enough at the moment to take it in for service just for that. If I get a chance I may see how easy it is to just pull that top part of the door panel off and tighten things down.

SydneyP

221 posts

135 months

Friday 17th September 2010
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Jay_Davis said:
SydneyP said:
Resonance in the driver's door speaker, particularly with the radio.... any ideas?

Taking it in next week.
I've got something similar. Certain frequencies cause it. Its actually worst with the voice from the navigation system. But the vibration is in the door itself because it doesn't do it if window isn't all the way up. Try seeing if the window position affects it.

Mine isn't bad enough at the moment to take it in for service just for that. If I get a chance I may see how easy it is to just pull that top part of the door panel off and tighten things down.
I think it might be related to the window winder as I'm having problems with that from time to time as well...

vantager

156 posts

161 months

Sunday 26th September 2010
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Had a 'vibrating' rattle every time I shut the boot in my V8V. Tracked it down to the bracket that holds the bottle of tyre sealant gunk vibrating against the bottle when I shut the boot. Solved it by putting a sticky felt pad (sort of things you put under chair legs when you have wood floors) on the bottle, and ensuring the pad sits against the bracket. Took over a year to find this!

danny wilde

93 posts

129 months

Sunday 26th September 2010
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Rear wheels are squeeking when reversing ... clearly the handbrake ... dealer tried to fix it three times ... after a few kilometers squeeking was back ... frown

Captain Beaky

1,389 posts

241 months

Monday 27th September 2010
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I used to get a tapping through the steering column on my V8V when going over bumpy surfaces such as painted stripes across the road. Solved by getting the air bag repacked.

dkatwa

540 posts

202 months

Friday 7th August
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moveover said:
Well, my extended warranty wasn't worth the paper it's written on as far as rattles are concerned. I had to fork out £150 to get the buzzing from the centre console sorted out. So I'm more inclined to try and fix these noises myself (properly with sellotape of course!)
Hiya...what was the problem in the end? I have the same issue with my DB9V 2010

cheers
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EVR

822 posts

17 months

Saturday 8th August
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Do you guys have an idea for a creaking coming seemingly from the upper driver window area?

I thought rubbers seals needed some treating, applied Gummi Pflege but it does not have changed much. It does not seem speed-dependant, but seems to go away if the window is slightly lowered.