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The rattle in my 2001 wagon's hatch is driving me crazy. It only does it when you hit certain bumps. I believe the frame mounted device is not holding the hatch catch securely. Anyone had this problem and know the fix to it?
I have checked everything on the hatch, license plate, window, wiper, etc and they are not causing the rattle.
 

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Are you sure it isn't part of the suspension, like the rear shock mounts, sway bar links, or something else under the car?
 

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I can move the rear hatch from the outside and occasionally feel movement when the lids is closed. Other times it is real secure. Almost like the closer secures it tight sometimes and not so tight other times.
 

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I think I just found the problem. There is a rubber covered bumper on each side of the hatch and one of the rubber bumpers is missing so it is metal on metal which is probably the rattle. A quick trip to the dealer will fix this. Thanks.
 
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