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I have had a few problems with minor rattles from the dash trim and i know other Antara owners have suffered from squeaks and rattles. I had a clarion sat nav system fitted which hasn't helped and maybe I'm being over critical because I hate a noisy car but the build quality and some of the materials used are poor.

One solution which others on here have tried With success is using silicone spray.

At the weekend I used WD 40 silicone spray not the bog standard WD40 but the silicone version. Its really handy because it come with a flip up tube so its really easy to apply it as lone the joints of the trim without getting it all over the car. I sprayed all around the centre console and various other trim parts and it have worked wonders. Its the quietest it has ever been. I'm not sure how long it will last but if your like me and detest rattles and squeaks then get spraying.

Hope this helps some of you like myself who hate rattles
 

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I have had two rattles with mine.

Centre arm rest lid - fixed this by buying cabinet drawer protectors from B+Q. These are self adhesive hard rubber bungs. Stuck them to the bottom of the lid, causing a much tighter fit. I have to actually push down on the arm rest to allow the catch to close.

Door rattle - fixed under warranty. This was the window winder motor and loom. They tightened the motor housing back up, tucked the wiring loom away, and held them both securely in place with foam backed tape.

Turned the radio down now


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Good point Mat

Here is some more info I posted on the other side.

Hopefully it will help other members

Hi Mike welcome to the

The Centre console one is common. My dealer put sticky bump stops from B&Q like these opposite the stops on the lid side. The helped but don't stop it completely



It is the side movement of the lid that causes the rattle so I removed part of the plastic from the lid side.

I can't show you what it looked like but this is what it looks like now so you can workout what I trimmed using a dremil type tool. Since then I have no problem with it.


 

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Grumps,

Those are smaller than mine (height), and I put mine further out toward the edges.
Don't know whether the positioning played a part, or just the size, but mine stopped rattling completely.

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8342mat said:
Grumps,

Those are smaller than mine (height), and I put mine further out toward the edges.
Don't know whether the positioning played a part, or just the size, but mine stopped rattling completely.

Mat
My dealer fitted them


It did stop the noise but occasionally when cornering it would vibrate so that's why I removed the extra bits of plastic which has solved the problem.
 

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8342mat said:
I have had two rattles with mine.

Centre arm rest lid - fixed this by buying cabinet drawer protectors from B+Q. These are self adhesive hard rubber bungs. Stuck them to the bottom of the lid, causing a much tighter fit. I have to actually push down on the arm rest to allow the catch to close.

Door rattle - fixed under warranty. This was the window winder motor and loom. They tightened the motor housing back up, tucked the wiring loom away, and held them both securely in place with foam backed tape.

Turned the radio down now


Mat
I had this exact issue with the armrest in mine and bought what you suggested and problem solved! :)
 
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