Interior Plastic rattling due to exhuast sytem.
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This is a discussion on Interior Plastic rattling due to exhuast sytem. within the Engine Modifications forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; So I did the listed mods in my signature. Now the plastic in the rear passenger compartment rattles and is ...

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    Interior Plastic rattling due to exhuast sytem.

    So I did the listed mods in my signature. Now the plastic in the rear passenger compartment rattles and is starting to get annoying. Anybody have any tips or tricks to fixing that?
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    2. roll up small piece of paper or card-stock



    i can't take the credit for this fix though, it came with.
    it works though, i have zero squeak.
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    Pinpoint that rattle then place something like athletic tape or velcro between the pieces that are rattling. I've even placed athletic tape over the male part on some of the pop tabs and then installed back in the female. Specifically this is what I did on the hatch trim. The space taken up by the tape on the male made the rattle go away and actually made the connection between pieces stronger by eliminating slack spaces in the interface. I've done quite a few de-rattle mods on my hatchback. The a-pillar/dash creak was the worst, and the rear hatch trim was pretty bad too. It's much quieter and less stressful in my cabin now since I did all that.


    Rattles blow big C and I simply won't accept a rattling car. Get a buddy and some patience, you can get'em solved I'm sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegamer1587 View Post
    Thanks!
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    zipties and tape work for me. for everything.
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