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Rattling sound

Discussion in 'Explorer Audio & Navigation' started by tucker1, October 3, 2002.

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  1. tucker1

    tucker1 New Member

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    Sounds like its coming from either rear hatch door or the rear side... any guesstions??
     
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  3. Alec

    Alec Elite Moderator Moderator Emeritus

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    um, more info?

    Is this all the time, certain conditions? with the stereo, with bass? how loud? etc....
     
  4. tucker1

    tucker1 New Member

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    Yes its all the time... 02 explorer even when the radio si turned off completely
     
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    Rscotts1 Elite Explorer

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    Tucker1, mine was doing the same thing, I finally pinpointed it to the jack storage assembly, it was not secured good enough and caused some rattling.
     
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    coolchris Elite Explorer

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    is it INSIDE the car? maybe a license plate frame or something? idunno..
     
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    is it more of a screching sound...like something is rubbing something else to make the noice? Thats what mine is doing and i dont know where it is coming from...
     
  8. MetallicAvery

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    I have 2 12 inch subs in my 94 sport. Whenever the subs git, my back hatch rattles. It sounds so bad on the outside. Ive reduced the sound by rapping electrical tape around the knob to open the glass or door. Anyone know how to get it better. It is a really big problem for me.
     
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    I have this same exact problem, but even though it is amazingly annoying I have not looked for the problem. It happens all the time when my music is not on.
     
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    Dynomat the back and see how much that stops it...since its your money just tell me if it is worth it :p
     
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    hydroxy I like to fiddle...

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    MetallicAvery: where did you wrap the electrical tape?


    I have same problem with my back end rattling.. I finially gave in and bought some dynamat for the sucker. Hopefully I can install it this weekend. But I want to try and reduce all the rattles I can in the back hatch before I seal it up w/ the dynamat.
     
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    ON the 94 there is a handle thing you turn one way to open the glass and the other way to open the whole hatch. Right where the handle twists and connects to the door is where i put the tape. Get it? If you don't i'll try to explain further.
     
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    So i take it that you cant open your hatch with the handle taped?
     
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    I can, its just harder to turn.
     
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