I have a new 2019 F3L and it just started developing a rattle whenever the engine is around 2400-2500 rpm. The repair order says it was the plastic dash trim panel which goes against the windshield. Clips tend to vibrate, and they are also affected by heat and cold. I had a rattle where the dash meets the window. Went to Lowe's and picked up some black vinyl tubing part number 26594. I'm gong to take off that speaker cover/dash part this week and do the duct tape fix. Drove me crazy. Lexus doesn't have character but Audi does. The rattle is back and worse than ever. By Inspec71, 11 October, 2015 in Skoda Octavia Mk III (2013 onward) Dashboard rattle; damage the trim and either dont fix it or make it worse. Foam insulator between the rear of the driver's front fender and the door hinges was loose and flapping rapidly in the wind; Sounded as if it was in the dash, but turned out to be the AT dipstick (DS) was rattling in the dipstick tube. Knowing about them will help you with quick diagnosis and finding the correct fix before it gets worse. They tried to adjust it but couldn't get it to stop. I saw your idea of using that tubing that you place on the windshield near the defroster strip. The panels on the dashboard, car doors, and headliners all have a resonant frequency. The only rattle I get is when the stereo is turned up and the bass rattles the drives door panel. I've got the same rattle, its at the the plastic area right in front of the light sensor, stops when I push on it and amplifies when I hit the top of the dash. During a drive the rattle happens somewhere around 1500 RPM, and it started to get more apparent and louder even when idle. Remove the cubby hole and the speedo and install a set of cable ties on either side into the dash to reduce the movement of the plastic near the windscreen. Sounds like i had a huge exhaust leak inside the dashboard. Here's the area above the steering wheel. First, remove the defroster vent cover from the dash ( I use a stiff putty knife to pop it off). It rattles so badly it drives me crazy. No rattle in neutral or park. Actually my nephew's cousin and I performed the dash rattle fix with a twist. They had to order a new part in. The noise is considerably louder and after them digging, they have found a bad clip in the center part of the dash (the hump where the vents are) and its pretty warped. It's annoying but I share your fear that the dealer could make it worse. They are not very tight, therefore the rattle. I have the same rattle. I made appt st dealership to have them look at it. Take about a 1″ piece of two-sided tape (or a clear piece of rubber tubing slit to be a flat piece) and cut a slit into it the length of the tab. We use cookies to give you the best possible. I took the dash apart and its near the windshield, cant find the problem. The pics i got from Prado point. Im hoping just something in engine bay rattling. In the photo it kinda looks like I'm pulling down, but I'm actually just pushing straight away from myself. Place the tape (or flattened tubing) over the slit and then replace the headlight. It should not rattle, but that is no revelation. Knowing about them will help you with quick diagnosis and finding the correct fix before it gets worse. I fixed this by sliding a piece of soft packing foam on each side of the steering column and lower dash. i noticed if you push down on the dash in that area while your driving the squeak/rattle goes away. Dash Rattle - Easy Fix? This is a discussion on Dash Rattle - Easy Fix? within the RAM 1500 Diesel General Discussion forums, part of the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel Forum category; Over the past few weeks, I've had a rattle that was getting worse - seemed to be just to the left of the steering column. Hi Braam The dash rattle problem was more known on Pajero models sold by MBSA. I've been having a rattle coming from drivers side either under dashboard or firewall forward in engine compartment. did some research got pple post abt removing the whole dashboard and fix d problem. I noticed that the front. I have a rattle from the gauge cluster area of my 2018 TourX. really [email protected]@@@@ me off. repair of an air leak may. Luckily it solved the problem and also seemed to fix a rattle from the glovebox area too. It is near the passenger side. So far it has worked great!. It's a 5 minute job and doesn't require any tools. Finally after many years I got under there, even though I had been under the dash hundreds of times, and realized that there were two nuts and bolts that one can tighten to make that rattle go away, duh. His initial theory was it was an outside rattle, enhanced by the extra wind when going above 50 - which is only when the noise starts. Others have taken apart the MFD, and added anti-rattle tape/foam to the frame parts with good results. Rattle in dash near passenger air bag door. It is a faint plastic on plastic rattle, that really occurs on road that is not perfect, and it happens much more in city driving, than on smooth highways. So I was tired of having my dash rattle everytime I went over a bump or off road. -get used to it temperarily. So next spring I'm going to send my 1 inch sector steering box to Chockostang. Rattle From the Driver’s Dashboard Undercover. Just notice how they act when their car has a dead battery. I found one of the reasons (there's a couple more to fix too) is there's an issue with the windshield rubbing the dashboard. I pulled out both glove boxes and stuck my hand up under the dash to where the top dash piece meets the windshield. Hi all, I have a 1 inch sector short shaft manual steering box in my '67 that has the "clunk" in it, and that tells me it is in need of repair/replacement. I got what I saw to be a great deal. I emptied the cubby hole and the rattle is still there. No rattle in neutral or park. A1: The most annoying rattle was a slight hum (or vibration) that occurred consistently at 2100 RPM or when the car was revved through the 1800-2500 RPM range. He finally lost it and punched the dash as hard as he could (former football player so that was a pretty good punch) and it never rattled again. It only happens in cold weather (< 40) and it can get annoying loud, like something is loose wires or tubes. There is a lip under there that the dash bounces against. Impala 2008 Dash Clicking Standard This post was originally added in 2010 but I have since added a couple of notes regarding additional failures, including how I had to handle the failure of another actuator that was located beneath the dash. Man i have a cfeak in my dash. The first time, they said they put some foam inside the Maserati Touch Control system but that didn’t fix the problem. However, some Mercedes-Benz C-Class owners are reporting rattling in much newer vehicles. In the Corolla, you can stop the rattle by holding your finger against the corner where the climate control box meets the dashboard on the driver side. However, there are a couple of people in this forum who have solved the problem theirselves. It rattles so badly it drives me crazy. Browse top questions about any vehicle, feature or service provided by Toyota. ) and I can duplicate the noise by jiggling the steering wheel back and forth with the car off. The noise is coming from what looks like a photo sensor in the middle of the dashboard behind the middle speaker. I have my second 379 with a severe dash rattle in the area of the glove box when the motor is under load. I developed a rattle in the passenger side dash, sounded like something small rattling around the right dash speaker. Dashboard Creaking Fix: Part 2 I've managed to fix the dashboard creaking! The sound I had was a creaking sound. They dog me too. If after checking the Diagnostic Check Sheet information the issue is known, investigate, repair. Chevy Avalanche 2008, Full Dash Kit by Remin®. can't stant it anymore. There was a dash rattle on the first truck that drove me nuts, I fixed it and now the new truck has the same rattle so I'm thinking most all titans have this rattle so I am posting the fix I used for both my trucks. Figured I fix it myself because the dealership blew me off, as usual no surprises there, and only you know your car best and what to look for. The two pieces do not line up properly. It only occurs on rougher roads and in any temperatures. Eliminate the noise by applying wool felt to the A-pillar trim, as described in this tech tip. Just notice how they act when their car has a dead battery. The far left register will rattle like hell if I go over too many bumps. I am going to install a gopro and a light under the dash to see what I can see when driving as the dealer has no clue about how to fix it. They are not very tight, therefore the rattle. hi, im currently driving a 08 legacy and my dashboard rattles. if you still not sure what to do please pm me. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Chevrolet Avalanche based on all problems reported for the Avalanche. the rattle has been fixed-turned out to be a lose stabiliser bar behind dash/bulkhead. dailyscript. Mine is a 2017 qx50 I have a rattle/crackling sound coming from the dash near the speakers from both ends. Removing and replacing that is a HUGE undertaking. What can be done to fix the dash rattling? I have read that it may be rubbing where the oh shit handle pillar meets the dash. It all started after my dealer refitted the 'screen and now they have tried 3 times to refit the 'screen and cure the problem I am picking the car up today from them as they have had it for 7 days to do a few repairs so fingers/toes/crossed I am hoping that everything is OK. Thread: Help me locate this dash rattle in my Golf R. They are not very tight, therefore the rattle. When it does rattle, it is while the truck is moving. suzuki swift dashboard rattle Dashboard rattle - Suzuki 2006 Swift question. Thanks very much to the original poster and everyone who added to this. Sometimes I can turn the heat/ac on with no noise problem but after I turn a corner, the loud rattling noise will start again. I removed the screw and applied some locktite. In the last couple weeks I developed a rattle in the upper dash area on the passenger side while driving over rougher payment surfaces. A Honda Civic owner may complain of a rattle from the A-pillar trim or the dashboard corner area when driving on a rough or bumpy road. 29760 mi: Rattle in the dash. Dash Rattle - Easy Fix? This is a discussion on Dash Rattle - Easy Fix? within the RAM 1500 Diesel General Discussion forums, part of the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel Forum category; Over the past few weeks, I've had a rattle that was getting worse - seemed to be just to the left of the steering column. Give the dealer a call and talk to them about it, if they caused a rattle while performing a warranty fix then they are obligated to fix the rattle free of charge. The rattle was replaced by a cracked dash and he told me the story that he was coming back from Dallas the day before ( a very long drive) and his car was intermittently rattling as usual. it would vibrate and rattle/shake every so often but I removed it, opened it and fixed it and never had the rattle since. Thanks for posting about this fix. Clips tend to vibrate, and they are also affected by heat and cold. Steps taken to Diagnose Issue: 2-19-2017 I can push down the left vent and it stops. NOTE: Strips found in referenced Wind Noise Kit are pre–cut (290 x 5 x 4 mm) for this. Started at under 3,000 miles - a bit disappointing! As the weather warms up I will inspect and perhaps try Jon's fix. The rattle is back and worse than ever. 5° The armrest (see picture #5). Check your glove box and the dash storage compartment first because tiny little things have a way of "echoing" their presence. I used some rope to loop into the vent on the passenger side and pull. I had the same problem. When you hear the rattle, slide your hand down the side of the steering column between the column and lower dash and put just a small amount of pressure on it. the period of the sound is sometime just one click/rattle after start up and sometimes 4-5 click/rattle after start-up(which all happens in less than second) Also, Another intermittent and occasional problem is water gurgling (bubbling noise) sound coming from behind the dash and more frequent in hot days. They had to remove the a-Pillar trim and applied some 2 way tape underneath near the ends of the panel and that cured it. I pulled out both glove boxes and stuck my hand up under the dash to where the top dash piece meets the windshield. I had a rattle behind my gauges, 2 times of tearing the entire dash apart and about 7hrs later, i finally found it. Removing and replacing that is a HUGE undertaking. I have an annoying rattle in the far left side of my dash at the top. Audi Q5/Q7: Why is My Pano Roof Rattling?. I had a rattle behind my gauges, 2 times of tearing the entire dash apart and about 7hrs later, i finally found it. I'm gong to take off that speaker cover/dash part this week and do the duct tape fix. Most poeple hear it under their dash board. I have the same rattle. Has anyone experienced a slight rattle in the dash, particularly in the mornings, then randomly during the day. Could I have some feedback and thoughts as to why this is happening? Cheers!. There is a dash rattle when the vehicle is first started after it has cooled down. I bought my new g70 less than a month ago, and now I've noticed that my dash starts to rattle around 30 mph. Fixed by replacing fan motor and blower. There is a long thread about the 2004 RAVs with this problem at. It sounds like a screw is rattling around under the dash. the period of the sound is sometime just one click/rattle after start up and sometimes 4-5 click/rattle after start-up(which all happens in less than second) Also, Another intermittent and occasional problem is water gurgling (bubbling noise) sound coming from behind the dash and more frequent in hot days. The Repair Procedure: Confirm that the Prius vehicle is making the rattle or tick noise. At first I thought it was the speaker grill, so I ignored it until I got around to getting a set of interior panel removal tools and some free time this past weekend. Anyone else have a dash rattle, know the location, fix?? Thanks! 6k miles and NO rattlesand now 2! Arghhhh. By Inspec71, 11 October, 2015 in Skoda Octavia Mk III (2013 onward) Dashboard rattle; damage the trim and either dont fix it or make it worse. I am new to the world of Jaguar XK8/Rs, so I am still learning. First noticed when it got really cold outside and I tried to warm the car up b4 driving. Would you guys be ok if they had to tear your dash. Actually, I found three surprising sources. Try it first its a very inexpensive fix and a good preventive maintenance after cleaning your car. Want to know how to find a rattle in a car? Most people believe that cars have feelings. From the picture, you need to place a bendable plastic hanger just in front of your car dashboard. I think the crackling sound is comig from the middle of the dash. I was wondering if anyone out there has experienced a rattle in the dash of their ls460?? And if so, what was done to fix it. I was convinced the rattle was coming from the passenger side, but my passengers were telling me it was coming from the drivers side. They told me to buy a 11/32 section of vacuum hose and thread that between the dash and window to absorb the rattle. I have a 2017 Subaru Outback limited and have noticed an annoying rattle from the dashboard. If you have the Touring model with the HUD display, you may want to insert a felt-like material between the screen and the display frame to stop the rattle. 5k miles now. Looked online and found a thread on another forum of a TJ owner who took his dash completely apart to find that there were two nuts missing from the four vertical dash bolts. It still rattles. did some research got pple post abt removing the whole dashboard and fix d problem. This is a discussion on how to fix rattle within the Ruger Double Action forums, part of the Pistol & Revolver Forum category; the ejector rod rattle on my sp101 is driving me crazy. Hushing Interior Squeaks And Rattles. With the Mechanic Advisor telematics device and mobile app auto shops can connect directly to their customers' vehicles, providing remote diagnostics and service warnings based on the actual usage of the vehicle. So, I want to dedicate a thread just on "ghetto" techniques for dash rattle. It's not constant, but getting more pronounced when travelling over rough or uneven surfaces. Anyone experienced pervasive rattles in your dash in connection with moderate temperature changes. Once I aired the tires correctly the buzz has virtually disappeared. CARspec recently had the opportunity to address the too-common rattle out of the steering column on 2010 and 2011 Lexus RX350 SUVs. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Hushing Interior Squeaks And Rattles. It emanates from the right side of the dashboard. Isolating the cause of rattles can be the difference between an enjoyable Sunday drive and your worst on-road nightmare. If you have theses car you can take them to the dealership for rattles and they can fix it. Mitsubishi Eclipse owners have reported 21 problems related to dashboard crack (under the structure category). The last time I took it to the dealer, they took a week to try to fix it and replaced the heating system but it still has the rattle so i'm really losing hope with Honda now. I emptied the cubby hole and the rattle is still there. does anyone else with a 2013 have a terrible rattle in the dash when the truck is cold? and even when it warms up there is still a creak in the dash that is driving me crazy. Like any set of representatives, there will be good and bad ones. So my guess is that it started when the dasboard panels were removed for stereo installation, AC repair or something of that sort. Estimated Time: 30 minutes max Difficulty: Pretty easy NOTE: This is ONLY for a dash rattle caused by the airbag. It's not the tweeter as I had my wife put her hand over it while the rattle was there. One end is pointing to your car windscreen and the other end pressing down to your dashboard. After may hours of trying to find the cause of annoying vibration noise, I have found the culprit. -get used to it temperarily. Escalated to Audi UK on March 5th. Few things - driving with dashboard wide open (top and front removed) can definitely say its on the driver side - its almost impossible to hear from passenger side. However, some Mercedes-Benz C-Class owners are reporting rattling in much newer vehicles. About ready to trade this truck in. funny you mention rattle in the dash as this reviewer of a new e300 also mentioned the same thing ! the factory will fix the creak in about 3 months, if lucky the. He had a very annoying noise coming from the dash while he was driving. The underside of the dash should have a row of foam tape around the front edge, by the windshield (where the green line is in the picture). I used a variable freq sinewave generator. To adjust the sound settings for these programs, follow the steps below. The rattle is back and worse than ever. By pressing down on the top of the dash you are just stoping the dash from moving and therefore eliminating the rattle. Likely Suspects. The most common origins of S/R are from inside the dashboard, the vehicle's body, suspension or brakes. Hello, I recently purchased a 2009 Vibe 1. It disappears on a reasonable road surface though, so I haven't bothered to investigate yet. 5° The armrest (see picture #5). Take about a 1″ piece of two-sided tape (or a clear piece of rubber tubing slit to be a flat piece) and cut a slit into it the length of the tab. I didn't hear the rattle on the 10 min drive home, but since it was always intermittent only time will tell. Page 1 of 2 - Rattle from passenger side door/right side dash area - posted in Interior Q & A: Anyone experience a rattle from something area passenger side door/right dash area, seems to occur when hitting slight bump and when passenger not occupied. Others have taken apart the MFD, and added anti-rattle tape/foam to the frame parts with good results. Luckily, there are easy ways to fix this issue. Other that hand tightening every screw you can find there is little you can do. No rattle in neutral or park. He said Mazda won't pay for the repair by simply 'tapping' on the dash. I bought a 2017 HTC ex with 4,000 miles on it. I found my rattle. This did NOT fix the rattle? If you're strut-brace is not loose and the noise is still there then it could be two other things: Axial tie-rod / Track-rod end failing - Yes, when the axial tie-rod / track-rod ends start to fail it does produce a rattling / cracking noise from behind the dash, just like a loose strut-brace. The dealer was reluctant to rip apart the dash (so was I), and the rattle was way less when I visited them (typical!). Rattle in dash near passenger air bag door. The rattle ONLY occurs when the weather is warm and the car has been sitting in direct sunlight for a short time. Estimated Time: 30 minutes max Difficulty: Pretty easy NOTE: This is ONLY for a dash rattle caused by the airbag. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. Thing is, it does not rattle all of the time. However, he said that he can only fix it if we take it for a test drive and hear the noise. It is an easy fix, and I followed this posts photo instructions on how to do it. 1 rattle in the A pillar mostly related to the tweeter grill and aasociated parts Helped by foam tape. I didn't hear the rattle on the 10 min drive home, but since it was always intermittent only time will tell. I would suggest that next time you bring your car to the shop that you ask for a road test with the "squeak and rattle" tech. I have my second 379 with a severe dash rattle in the area of the glove box when the motor is under load. The sounds in Microsoft Windows and many of its programs, such as Internet Explorer and Windows Instant Messenger, are controlled through the sound properties section of the Control Panel. I will never buy a honda again. Rattle in dash near passenger air bag door. I unlocked the tilt wheel and dropped it down. A console door's latch may need minor adjusting. My 1998 S70 is now for my kids to use for high-school. Frequently Asked Questions for all things Toyota. I removed the left vent cover. yes i have the exact same issue in the exact same area. My rattle occurred in warm temperatures particularly when I first start out in 1st gear. They did say to come back when it did it again without having to have an appointment. Turns out it was a metal bracket just under the top lip inside the glove box. It rattles when driving over rough roads. A1: The most annoying rattle was a slight hum (or vibration) that occurred consistently at 2100 RPM or when the car was revved through the 1800-2500 RPM range. It worked great and now I have a completely quiet dash. This rattles in mine and really does my head in, haven't got round to sorting it yet. Anyone else have this? And if so, how did you find and fix it?. So, I guess if they pulled the dash for the air conditioning vent, it could work for you since one of two rattles that I have disappeared when they worked on mine. Check the right pin on the driver’s dashboard dashboard. funny you mention rattle in the dash as this reviewer of a new e300 also mentioned the same thing ! the factory will fix the creak in about 3 months, if lucky the. Even my kids asked what that is. To fix, put 3M 1/8 or 3/8 depending on what will make the cover tight against the bin when closed. When the engine is cold, the piston may produce a rattling sound. I'm unable to do any work like that with the car over. Actually, I found three surprising sources. Turbo Turbocharger Rebuild Kit Ford Powerstroke 6. The only rattle fix I've done was just under the instrument cluster. 5° The armrest (see picture #5). I saw your idea of using that tubing that you place on the windshield near the defroster strip. I've got the same rattle, its at the the plastic area right in front of the light sensor, stops when I push on it and amplifies when I hit the top of the dash. NOTE: Strips found in referenced Wind Noise Kit are pre–cut (290 x 5 x 4 mm) for this. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our cookie policy unless you have disabled them. In a appropriate international you're able to purchase the two. Anyone done this or had a similar problem and could advice me on a fix? Thanks Philip. The first noise source was the center speaker grille/vent cover in the middle of the dash. Remove the cubby hole and the speedo and install a set of cable ties on either side into the dash to reduce the movement of the plastic near the windscreen. We'll see what my dealer says about it next week. At each stage of disassembly drive the car and try to better locate the rattle. It seems to come from the left dash air vent. Get pictures, details & specs or set up a test drive in the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid SEL at Suburban Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Farmington Hills. The noise sounds like it is coming from above the cubby hole. On my car where the Dash meets up against the "A" Pillar there is a gap. Maybe search the internet for what the rattle could be? Some owner forums have a list of common rattles, what they are, where they are and how to fix. The old Focus with 150k miles that got replaced OTOH had no rattles or squeaks as the build quality on the interior was impressive. Chevy Avalanche 2008, Full Dash Kit by Remin®. Ford figured out that the "defrost vent trim pannel" was "warped and noisy". Got 6 feet of it cut just to be safe, shoved in between my dash and the windshield and now no more rattle. (decrease the rattle you can hear)-ask the dealer to fix. He said Mazda won't pay for the repair by simply 'tapping' on the dash. Bad dashboard rattle. Rattle under dashboard. 3rd time car went in was told dashboard rattle fixed but it wasnt 20mins later rattled really badly. It is often hard to locate the rattles because the sound bounces around before it gets to your ear. I've had several dash rattles, a door rattle, and a rear end rattle in my early build 2016. Nissan Altima 2009 Altima 13000 miles Dashboard Won't start Starting Key light on dash, push start will not start the car, been stranded on road side to many times, part is 1000. I hope you can help guys, Prius 2010 UK model, rattle noise coming from the dashboard between the speaker grill and the A shaped trim/glass window driver side (UK model) every time I accelerate,is there constantly all the time, is driving crazy, 9 hours a day in the car most of the week and this !Removed! annoying rattle. It could also be located inside the wiper plenum. Cleaning the weather strip and keeping it coated with silicone spray will keep most of the road noise and air out and might prevent your inside trim from rattling. how do we fix the. Noise Protection Dashboard Rubber Strip Molding 67inch For HYUNDAI 1998 -2017 i40 i30 i45 ix35 Wagon / Saloon This item can be install on the car which has 11mm's available space in front of dashboard. 2 rattle between A pillar and dasboard where they meet. MBSA developed internally a field fix to minimize dash rattling on badly corrugated roads, but this was only done on a customer complaint basis. No problem, we went for a test drive and he heard the annoying rattle. The first time, they said they put some foam inside the Maserati Touch Control system but that didn’t fix the problem. Anyone else have this? And if so, how did you find and fix it?. How to fix rattles in dash - Answered by a verified Toyota Mechanic We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. No dash rattles here but my overhead console with map lights rattles, wasn't to bad till I put CAI in now it really rattles at certain rpm's. Classic Industries offers a wide selection of Dodge Special parts, including Dodge Special interior parts and soft trim, Dodge Special exterior sheet metal, Dodge Special moldings, Dodge Special emblems, Dodge Special weatherstrip and unique accessories, to nearly every nut and bolt needed for installation. So with that in mind, let's take a closer look at things. Seems to go away for about. And if I pushed on my dashboard near the steering wheel, it would temporarily stop. Figured I fix it myself because the dealership blew me off, as usual no surprises there, and only you know your car best and what to look for. The rattles I am talking about are like a ticking/clicking noise that comes from the passenger side feet area. Re: Fairly simple dash rattle fix Post by xHeart » 16 Dec 2012, 14:05 The dash rattle was muffled because of every other suspension noise, now after new suspension, there is a chorus that changes with road conditions, D, N, stop, take-off, you name it. One of the more common complaints was the glovebox if I recall. To fix this I used some zip ties to keep tension on the cable. Take about a 1″ piece of two-sided tape (or a clear piece of rubber tubing slit to be a flat piece) and cut a slit into it the length of the tab. 500L dashboard rattle It seems to be positioned in the area of the airbag on the passenger side. I know for sure it is the front edge of the dash causing the rattle, I have already fixed the mirrors and e-brake button rattles. Will update. It's triggered by rolling over less-than. -get used to it temperarily. I am looking for suggestions as what to use and how to repair cracks in the lower plastic dash panel on my 77 Maverick. The sound has been there since new, and I've checked the usual rattle hotspots (soundacktor, dashboard surround, etc). It took 2 days for the parts to arrive. Any clues that you can gather about the noise will make the repair easier. After having the vent cover rattling on and off for the last few months, I finally tried dunsantos' fix. browse photos, prices and more for Piston Kit Replacement Fix For, buy now!. Q: I have a rattle in my dashboard. CARspec recently had the opportunity to address the too-common rattle out of the steering column on 2010 and 2011 Lexus RX350 SUVs. I'm frustrated because I took it to have it checked and the dealership told me that it's normal. It all started after my dealer refitted the 'screen and now they have tried 3 times to refit the 'screen and cure the problem I am picking the car up today from them as they have had it for 7 days to do a few repairs so fingers/toes/crossed I am hoping that everything is OK. This rattles in mine and really does my head in, haven't got round to sorting it yet. Hey guys I have got this vibration/rattle noise coming from behind the dash somewhere, and it's very difficult to pinpoint. Hello, I recently purchased a 2009 Vibe 1. Locating the noise source is probably 95% of the repair. I assume this is a warranty covered problem. It still makes noise and is getting worse with colder air temps. i noticed if you push down on the dash in that area while your driving the squeak/rattle goes away. Here are the top 3 rattles you can fix to. The older I get, the harder it is to lay on my back and try to see up and behind the dash area. Browse top questions about any vehicle, feature or service provided by Toyota. Even my kids asked what that is. It is intermittent and happens with or without the radio being on. Eventually, you may find the source of the rattle. As the cool weather has come around, my dash has developed the most annoying plastic on plastic creak/squeak that I cannot seem to find. I drive a 2016 Tacoma and had a buzzing sound coming from the glove box area, and it was robbing me of any enjoyment while driving the truck. I have a metallic rattle that almost sounds like sheet metal vibrating, that comes from the dash/firewall area on the front right of my Prado. It's worse in the cold and at certain speeds. Step 6: , because your annoying dash rattle is now gone. Most car interior repairs can be carried out by our trained mobile operators. NHTSA ID Number: 10149053 Manufacturer Communication Number: PIT5438E Summary This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to diagnose and repair vehicles that have a click, rattle or a squeak nose coming from the dash. I guess the location of it on the windshield was such that WHERE it was coming from was so hard to pinpoint. GM has issued a new technical service bulletin 05-05-23-005A to address a rattle noise from the front of the vehicle. I don't know if it's the same on the 2016 Chieftain that I think you have, but on the 2014 and 2014 models there are two unfilled holes at the bottom of the dash beneath the instrument cluster. The noise sounds like it is coming from above the cubby hole. From the picture, you need to place a bendable plastic hanger just in front of your car dashboard. It's attractive, well designed, fuel efficient, and reliable but these annoying dash rattles drive me crazy.