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Vibration Rattle

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Hello, whenever I pull up to a stop sign or a light, and the engine RPM’s settle down to idle speed, there is a very noticeable rattle/vibration. It seems to be coming from the drivers door, but I’m not 100% sure. Before I dive in to deep, has anyone experienced this? It definitely sounds like something is loose and vibrating.
 

Cdubya

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the exhaust flex sections have been problematic. Also, sometimes the exhaust heat shields can come loose. lastly, the undercarriage covers can be loose... althiugh thats usually noise at highway speeds.
 

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I have the same rattle in my drivers door. Not sure what it is but will be pulling the door panel to figure it out. I also have the flex pipe rattle. If I take it to Ford will they put clamps on the flex pipe that don’t work or do they replace it with new flex pipe?
 

StellaST

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Also have a rattle in driver door when radio is on. Very annoying.
 

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Hello, whenever I pull up to a stop sign or a light, and the engine RPM’s settle down to idle speed, there is a very noticeable rattle/vibration. It seems to be coming from the drivers door, but I’m not 100% sure. Before I dive in to deep, has anyone experienced this? It definitely sounds like something is loose and vibrating.
None here
 

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the exhaust flex sections have been problematic. Also, sometimes the exhaust heat shields can come loose. lastly, the undercarriage covers can be loose... althiugh thats usually noise at highway speeds.
Sounds like I need to crawl under the car and bang on stuff.
 

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I have the same rattle in my drivers door. Not sure what it is but will be pulling the door panel to figure it out. I also have the flex pipe rattle. If I take it to Ford will they put clamps on the flex pipe that don’t work or do they replace it with new flex pipe?
Let me know what you find.
 

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Sounds like I need to crawl under the car and bang on stuff.
I had the same rattle around the driver's door that drove me nuts. After banging around, I discovered that the cheap fasteners used to secure the soundproofing fiber board (?) attached to the undercarriage allowed it to bang against the frame. Suggest you climb under the car and start hitting/pushing all around like I did...you'll probably find the source.
 

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I had the same rattle around the driver's door that drove me nuts. After banging around, I discovered that the cheap fasteners used to secure the soundproofing fiber board (?) attached to the undercarriage allowed it to bang against the frame. Suggest you climb under the car and start hitting/pushing all around like I did...you'll probably find the source.
What did you use to properly secure the sound board?
 

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Pushed them up against the frame and then used a small dab of hot glue to hold them tight to the studs. The cheap plastic fasteners lose their grip and eventually become loose allowing the board (liner?) to vibrate against the underbody. Glue is easily removed if I need to drop it for any reason.
 

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We should of had you working at Ford Moto co I would of hired you
 

Killface0

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For the boards underneath I bought these
Ford Part# W719609-S900
I replaced all the plastic ones with these. Seems to have reduced some sounds.
 



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