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Old 11-23-2012, 05:40 AM   #1
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E46 M3 Vert Cabin Noise

I've got some issues with rattles and in cabin noise with my e46 vert.

Does anyone know how to get these fixed? Very rattly and annoying.

A lot of noise comes from the passenger seat/door, rattles with the back of the cabin etc.
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Old 11-23-2012, 05:55 AM   #2
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You need to lubricate/rejuvenate the seals
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Old 11-23-2012, 06:05 AM   #3
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Have you had the same issue? Where can i buy the lubrication from and/or who does it?
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:23 AM   #4
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fu*k do what I do and turn the music up, problem solved

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Old 11-23-2012, 10:21 AM   #5
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All verts have the same problem. It happens when seals go old and harden up. This causes them to rub against other windows, rubber and plastic, etc which causes the noise.

Many people recommend using gummi phlege.

Also windows needs to be clean

Interesting read below.
http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showt...light=vert+top
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:15 PM   #6
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i did all the cleaning, lube on all seals, weather strips. it didn't help.

i also tried putting in some foam weather stripping into the seals. it did nothing

then i removed the door panel and tighten the window regulator, it removed some of the chatter

there is still a lot of noise. i don't get it because my other verts (porsche 996 and 944) don't have this much noise

i just lower the window a little now. seems to work but it's not ideal
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Old 11-23-2012, 09:37 PM   #7
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^ something must be lose on your car then
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:02 AM   #8
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Just try interior detail your car - especially make sure stuff in glovebox and door compartments are not moving around

In my other car a glass perfume bottle was the culprit - i thought it was secure - but at high speeds it vibrates

Rattles suck balls - but just clean - organise - use meguairs interior cleaning products - tighten loose parts - and good luck !
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:59 AM   #9
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Also if you get wax and polishes in grooves and seals, it will make squeaks
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:19 AM   #10
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It's coming from the passenger seat and the rear.
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:36 AM   #11
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Just try interior detail your car - especially make sure stuff in glovebox and door compartments are not moving around

In my other car a glass perfume bottle was the culprit - i thought it was secure - but at high speeds it vibrates

Rattles suck balls - but just clean - organise - use meguairs interior cleaning products - tighten loose parts - and good luck !
Funny you say that my aunty took her Merc vert into the dealer thinking she had a rattle and it turned out to be a lipstick in the glove box

I'm getting rattles a bit too lately it sounds a bit like when you go on one of the newer buses and the windows make a cracking noise.

Would advise to check seat belt clips as i've found them to be one of the main culprits for rattles in mine.
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