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Creaking, squeaking and cracking noise

Post by YO62Tcross » Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:11 pm

Hi

I’m having an irritating problem of a noise from the passenger side air vent and dashboard. It appears to be the expansion of the hard plastics either in the dash or the air vents / hoses in the cold weather at below 6 degrees. Only been present since the change in the weather. It stops when the passenger compartment is warm.

Anyone else having this issue and what’s been your solutions?
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Re: Creaking, squeaking and cracking noise

Post by TX19 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:24 pm

Yes .. mine is the same tried banging dashboard and that sort of thing but everything is solid and no movement. So as it goes off when car is warm I’ve left it for the moment. Mine is just creaking. Perhaps yours is worse than mine.
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Re: Creaking, squeaking and cracking noise

Post by Lollylelly » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:28 pm

Mine does the same, I’m finding it very hard to ignore. It’s booked into the dealer on Thursday to see if they can rectify it-although am not holding out much hope.

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Re: Creaking, squeaking and cracking noise

Post by CrossyT » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:34 am

Yes mine does the same intermittently, from the same spot on the dash. I agree it’s a warming up issues. I really do feel that the interior plastics let the car down.

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Re: Creaking, squeaking and cracking noise

Post by DWB55 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:29 pm

Mine is the same and may or may not tie into temperatures, hard to tell as it comes and goes intermittently.

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Re: Creaking, squeaking and cracking noise

Post by spc369 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 10:03 pm

I have an annoying occasional creak around passenger a pillar. Tbh didnt notice it until the temperatures dropped recently. May be related
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Re: Creaking, squeaking and cracking noise

Post by YO62Tcross » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:57 am

TX19 wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:24 pm
Yes .. mine is the same tried banging dashboard and that sort of thing but everything is solid and no movement. So as it goes off when car is warm I’ve left it for the moment. Mine is just creaking. Perhaps yours is worse than mine.
Let us know the outcome when you visit the dealer. Thanks
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Re: Creaking, squeaking and cracking noise

Post by Daytel » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:24 am

I have the same problem, tried all the usual things, glove box empty/full, open/closed, but is definitely in that area behind the dash
It also comes and goes, so may be temperature related - I hadn’t thought of that..

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