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Old 05-05-2002, 12:27 AM   #1
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Question rattling noise coming from the driver's side rear?!

i hear this rattling noise coming from near the rear driver side of my car. can't figure out what it is. changed my brake pads recently, could that be it? any help would be greatly appreciated!!
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Old 05-05-2002, 01:25 AM   #2
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so it's an external noise? may be the brakeline hitting something?

You might have found the gremlin's that plague most of us...I got a bad one in my passenger door. 'krik' 'krik 'krik' sound. if so, good to see 2002's aren't free of the noises. :tongue:
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Old 05-05-2002, 02:31 AM   #3
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are you talking about squeaking suspension? mines sounds more like something has come loose. i'll check the brake lines in the morning. it doesn't appear that the exhaust is loose, so i don't know what it could be.

hmm....
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Old 05-05-2002, 11:46 AM   #4
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I've got one too :sad: Started a couple of weeks ago and I haven't been able to figure it out yet either. It almost sounds like the exhaust is hitting something because it only does it over bumps and at any speed... not just as you hit the bump, but after as well. I put my car up on a lift and could find anything loose. It's driving me crazy, so let me know if you can figure it out.
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Old 05-05-2002, 12:12 PM   #5
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i had the same problem before but that was from the inside. the dealer told me that was because of the small gaps between each leather pieces on the driver and passenger side doors. And they also told me to get a "leather man" to clean that gaps every half year. It's kinda annoying to clean my car in every detail, but that really solved the squeaking noise from inside.
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Old 05-05-2002, 12:34 PM   #6
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I had rattles that were driving me crazy too...

I took it into the dealer twice and they couldn't figure it out.

One of the rattles went away when I changed my exhaust to the UUC TSE...so, I'm thinking it might have been a loose mount somewhere or a loose heat shield.

The other rear supsension rattle went away this weekend when I finished installing an H&R CupKit. I think it was the rear shock mount (which was upgraded).

I hate rattles!!!! It's like going to the doctor and saying "It Hurts"...you just never know what the problem is.
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thanks guys.

i jacked up my car and took a look, but couldn't find anything loose. to me, it sounds like a loose exhaust.

and my rattling only occurs while going over bumpy roads also.

oh well, i'll take it to the dealer and see if they can find it.

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