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Old 02-05-2006, 09:49 PM   #1
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Unhappy Driver's Side Door Makes a Vibrating Rattling Sound

This problem started a few months ago and is driving me insane. It's like a vibrating rattle that is right next to my ear somewhere around the door frame and the window area. If I pull on the door while driving it will stop, if I roll my window down it seems to stop. The strange thing is it doesn't do it all the time but it does it a majority of the time even when I'm driving on smooth surfaces. I just took it into the dealership to have them check it out, and of course they took it on a "test drive" and it didn't do anything. Now my front passenger door is doing it too, and even louder, same area! I have no clue what it is, if its the window rattling or the door not locking properly, the only descent solution I have found is to slam the crap out of my door everytime I close it, then for the most part it seems to cease. If anything this will break something that I can actually take it to get fix or make it worse so that the lazy people at the dealership can hear it. Luckily I have the extended warranty. But if anyone knows a better solution, like how I can fix this or know what it is so I can tell the dealership what to do I would really appreciate it, it's seriously driving me insane and otherwise I'm just going to keep slamming my doors till they fall off.

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Old 05-08-2006, 02:30 PM   #2
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This is very common, mine does this as well as my brother's car.... it's a total piss off. I'm guessing it's a wire inside the door moving due to the wind. It happens when your driving on the freeway/highway at a decent speed (55mph up) for me. Total piss off, I know exactly what your talking about.

I haven't figured it out yet myself.....
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