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      07-03-2020, 04:51 AM   #1
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Rattle from the B pillar - drivers side (UK)

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Noticed a rattle coming from the B pillar. It's quite high pitched and not too loud but a bit annoying. Anyone else had this?
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Hard to think what's there really, not had this myself. If it was passenger side might suggest seat belt.

Can you tell if it's inside the B pillar? Dealer trip of course if so.
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Hard to think what's there really, not had this myself. If it was passenger side might suggest seat belt.

Can you tell if it's inside the B pillar? Dealer trip of course if so.
Not been able to tell if its from the seat belt mechanism or perhaps door seal.

Itís going back in next week as seems the aerial has become disconnected as DAB cuts out all the time and FM reception is poor.
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Yip, I'm getting this mate!
Process of elimination for a week now, I thought it was the toddler's car seat.

Eventually, with the rear empty and the rear seats dropped in the back - it went away.

With the rear still empty and the seats up - it was back. You'll notice we have a bracket that can be moved to one of two positions for the back seats (angeled and verticle). I think the rattle is coming from there🤞🏼

I haven't taped it up yet to see if it is that but I'll get on this today.
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Yip, I'm getting this mate!
Process of elimination for a week now, I thought it was the toddler's car seat.

Eventually, with the rear empty and the rear seats dropped in the back - it went away.

With the rear still empty and the seats up - it was back. You'll notice we have a bracket that can be moved to one of two positions for the back seats (angeled and verticle). I think the rattle is coming from there🤞🏼

I haven't taped it up yet to see if it is that but I'll get on this today.
Thinking of some black electric tape or something over the bracket before you pop the seats back upright?
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Thinking of some black electric tape or something over the bracket before you pop the seats back upright?
Exactly mate, Mabey double it up on the contact point and go from there.

But for me, it's 100% coming from there.
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Exactly mate, Mabey double it up on the contact point and go from there.

But for me, it's 100% coming from there.
Thanks, will give it a try! Those annoying rattles are hard to pin down so wouldnít surprise me if itís not the b pillar.
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