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Marky_N 01-15-2013 02:59 PM

Rattling noise from door cards
 
Lately I have been having an annoying rattle from both door cards, I have read that the speakers become lose in the door panels. I have tightened them up and there was still a little noise so I packed them out a little with some clothes. The noise has gone from that location but not it's around the door locking pin area. I did noticed that a few of the plastic pins was snapped! Would this make that much of a issue and make the door cards rattle!?

cvx5832 01-15-2013 10:47 PM

Known issue on the coupes. It's the regulator cable. Remove the vapor barrier, reach in and up. The cable running at the top is insulated by a 2-inch section of foam and a plastic clip that holds it to the door. Unfortunately the clip breaks, and the foam ride up the cable, creating a rattling sound that sounds like a loose pane of glass when the cable vibrates against the metal door frame.

If that's the sound you experience, that's the first place I'd look. When I did my door, the speaker housing can make noise, but that cable is the biggest offender. The speaker housing makes more of a creaking (as opposed to rattling) noise.

Marky_N 01-15-2013 11:03 PM

Ok mate. That sounds like the noise am getting! I will order some clips this week and get it done. It's the most annoying noise!!! :-(

Marky_N 01-16-2013 09:41 AM

I might sound stupid but what does the vapour barrier look like? Do you mean the large black foam cover on the door?


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