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Old 08-08-2012, 10:03 PM   #1
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Rattle/Vibration from Ceiling Console (Glasses Holder, etc.)

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Anyone else get a rattling noise from the ceiling mounted console (where the glasses holder and interior lights control is)? I'm pretty sure it's there; if I push up on it or apply a little pressure to it then it will go away. Note that it also seems to be more evident in the mornings, but I'm not sure if the car is just a little rougher in the morning after sitting overnight.

Should I bring the car to the dealer for something like this?

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Old 08-08-2012, 10:20 PM   #2
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I doubt its anything to worry about. It'll probably work itself out. New cars rattle for awhile.

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I'd generally agree, but I'm 13000 miles in at 7 months. This just started a month or so ago.
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I think I may have a similar rattle. Its more of a buzz coming from the headliner. I can barley touch it and it'll stop.
I might stick a cotton ball or two up there to see if that stops the problem.
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Old 08-09-2012, 11:51 AM   #5
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I just took my car in to the dealer for this along with other things. im guessing its just from the design of the console having hard plastic buttons that move. There are a few buttons up there that dont do anything and those seem to be the ones that vibrate the most. I only took mine in becuase my headliner's glue failed and it started vibrating alot more than usual.
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Its the glue failing. There has been many posts about this issue. You can bring it to the dealer for a re-glueing fix or just stuff some foam up there like I did ... here's my thread concerning this issue:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...80#post3918280

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Its the glue failing. There has been many posts about this issue. You can bring it to the dealer for a re-glueing fix or just stuff some foam up there like I did ... here's my thread concerning this issue:

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...80#post3918280

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Great, thanks!
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Hi all,

Anyone else get a rattling noise from the ceiling mounted console (where the glasses holder and interior lights control is)? I'm pretty sure it's there; if I push up on it or apply a little pressure to it then it will go away. Note that it also seems to be more evident in the mornings, but I'm not sure if the car is just a little rougher in the morning after sitting overnight.

Should I bring the car to the dealer for something like this?

Cheers!
i know exactly what it is. do you have like sunglasses or something in there? cause if you do its the glasses vibrating because it isnt patted in there. i had the same exact problem in mine.
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Sunglasses rattle. I have been trying to come up with a solution, until then, sunglasses sit in center console.
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i know exactly what it is. do you have like sunglasses or something in there? cause if you do its the glasses vibrating because it isnt patted in there. i had the same exact problem in mine.
Definitely isn't it. I've taken them out, put them in, changed cases, etc. It's not the glasses. I'm sure using the foam or getting it glued will fix it.
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