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There are 2 styrofoam pieces inside the door panels that are pretty loose. I installed new speakers and put dynamat over the door panel to hold the styrofoam. no rattles. Here's a link on how to remove the doors. How to Remove Door Panel
I get a door buzz/rattle with deep bass, and like some of you, it's intermittent. All I can figure is that whatever's in there buzzing only resonates with very specific frequencies on specific songs. I had a similar problem with my Miata, and I was just on the verge of foaming the inside of the door with some sound-deadening stuff when it just stopped. Weird.
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I've brought mine in a few times and told them to check the things posted on the forums, like the insul. and the wires... but they never could fix it! So they ended up getting me a whole new interior door (Get it installed on Thursday.) lol.
My dealer just got permission to dynomat my door!!!! No more rattles and sqeaks we are getting rid of it all. They rock... oh wait I have to take it in on Saturday morning at 9am... doh! Well it is getting fixed now no matter what. Dynomat is kewl.
Dynomat worked! I took it in and they took the doors off. The dynomat was applied and I tested it all rattles and squeaks are gone. Just an FYI, there are actually 4 styofoam blocks in each door. We discovered 2 more when we took the interior panel off for the dynomat. All trace of buzzing, rattles and squeaks are eliminated. Plus the sound is just a little bit better coming from the subs.
Sorry for the spelling error. It wasn't done at the dealer, instead they got permission from the regional rep to send it in to a car audio shop to have it done. It was the third time I had been in for the same thing with no permanent fix and I simply stated to the service writer that one more time qualified me for the lemon law. The said that they would look into it further and get back to me. The appointment was set and now it's fixed!
Location: Lurking in the lounge since selling my 8
My inside rearview mirror emits a lovely rattle (more like a rapid click) when my bass hits. If I reach up and hold it, it's fine. The interesting thing is that I don't believe it's the mirror itself, but the black plastic thingie that covers the wires running to the headliner.
No real relevance here, just figured I'd share.
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I hear the rattle noise in my car now too. Although I only hear it in the passenger side door. What side is the one that rattles for all of you, or is it both? I'm gona see if the dealer will fix it...
Did you guys get this covered by your factory warranty?
I got the super-warranty the dealer sold me (since it's first model year, new engine and all that) and it had better cover it. I say that since my dealer charges some $83 an hour and has been working on it all day trying to find the source of the rattle.