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Old 01-20-2012, 10:25 AM   #31
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The best fix I had so far was to pull the plastic handle piece out and stuff something in there to keep pressure on the door.
I kind of want to take my door panels off and shove felt in there or something (maybe wrap any rattling wires in it?) But it's a new car and I don't think I should HAVE to do that...
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Old 01-20-2012, 11:31 AM   #32
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I kind of want to take my door panels off and shove felt in there or something (maybe wrap any rattling wires in it?) But it's a new car and I don't think I should HAVE to do that...
I fixed my rear door vibrations or rattles when my music was turned up. I took the door armrest's off and packed a piece of high density foam between the the plastic door moulding and the inner foam lining, right behind the arm rest. The doors are noise free now when deep bass is there, I found that the inner foam lining was resonating against the plastic door moulding.
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Old 01-20-2012, 11:41 AM   #33
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i have the sony system and while i don't have any rattling i find that even a little bit of base makes the speakers distort... ya think that w/ an upmarket stereo for this car they'd make the speakers withstand a little bit of base.
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Old 01-20-2012, 12:01 PM   #34
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I find it funny the responses we get from such simple problems. "Your bass is too high." Seriously?

I have creaks and rattles in the same area. The whole car sometimes sounds like an airplane in heavy turbulence. It's much worse when it's cold...
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I fixed my rear door vibrations or rattles when my music was turned up. I took the door armrest's off and packed a piece of high density foam between the the plastic door moulding and the inner foam lining, right behind the arm rest…
I'll wait until it's a little warmer out before I start that project. (My unattached garage isn’t heated… there’s also a 1988 Foxbody Mustang 5.0 blocking my way.)
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I added a 4 channel power amp and new Kicker speakers in the rear doors, it made a world of difference to the sound quality of the factory head unit and now sounds like a decent quality system which was lacking decent amplification. I found the standard system very bright in the treble and boomy in the bass but that is cleaned up now with the better Amp installed. The front speakers I left alone as they are of a quiet decent quality unlike the rear paper cone speakers.
I have turned the bass down to -3 or 4 on the head unit which fixed the boomy bass.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:08 PM   #37
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I find it funny the responses we get from such simple problems. "Your bass is too high." Seriously?

I have creaks and rattles in the same area. The whole car sometimes sounds like an airplane in heavy turbulence. It's much worse when it's cold...
lol ill have my bass on 0 and it vibrates...shouldnt do that at all.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:42 PM   #38
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I was having the speaker buzz too, but found out that my kid put his chapstick in the door pocket. That was buzzing with the bass.

Buzz is gone now.
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Old 01-20-2012, 03:27 PM   #39
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You can get vibration dampening material to stick on wherever the buzz is and see of that helps. I just might try it myself, only about $24 on Amazon.
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Had this problem on my 2011 Fiesta dealer replaced the speaker fixed the problem but lately it seems to be slowly coming back.

But who cares new Focus should be here next week... Ford can have it back.
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