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January 04, 2018, 07:07:41 PM
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Re: 2010 30d M Sport - Carbon Black Diary
« Reply #45 on: January 04, 2018, 07:07:41 PM »
Have you got the rear shelve in? Try removing
I cut and fitted a piece of rubber between the mounting points and seldom pull out the cover, as it causes an annoying squeak!

May be worth removing and checking before wrapping the latches

The other most likely spot is the window and door seals, gummi pflege takes care of the noises, twice a year application

January 04, 2018, 08:50:12 PM
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Re: 2010 30d M Sport - Carbon Black Diary
« Reply #46 on: January 04, 2018, 08:50:12 PM »
Yeah the rear shelf is always fitted and doesn't appear to be making any noise, will take it out tonight and use the car tomorrow without it and see if that changes anything......thanks for tip on window and door seals, I think I have some gummi pflege on the shelf in the garage.

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January 04, 2018, 09:55:02 PM
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Re: 2010 30d M Sport - Carbon Black Diary
« Reply #47 on: January 04, 2018, 09:55:02 PM »
i had that annoying rattle on my E70 and its what your going to try, so fingers crossed for you. Not been an issue on my F15 but there's time yet  O:-)
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January 04, 2018, 10:14:49 PM
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« Reply #48 on: January 04, 2018, 10:14:49 PM »
I found the rattle coming from the tailgate latch.
I loosened the bolts and put some cardboard under the plate making it a tighter fit when tightened back up.
Lost that annoying creak  :)
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January 05, 2018, 04:05:21 PM
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Re: 2010 30d M Sport - Carbon Black Diary
« Reply #49 on: January 05, 2018, 04:05:21 PM »
Forgot about the tailgate
I wrapped my latches also, I did find the lower tailgate central latch was loose
I cut the felt into strips and single wrapped each loop latch, too much felt and the lower tailgate won’t close!

January 05, 2018, 08:23:15 PM
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Re: 2010 30d M Sport - Carbon Black Diary
« Reply #50 on: January 05, 2018, 08:23:15 PM »
Forgot about the tailgate
I wrapped my latches also, I did find the lower tailgate central latch was loose
I cut the felt into strips and single wrapped each loop latch, too much felt and the lower tailgate won’t close!

Job for tomorrow morning  :ok:

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January 11, 2018, 08:44:53 PM
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« Reply #51 on: January 11, 2018, 08:44:53 PM »
Well the latch wrapping hasn't really changed much so far, the rear seat catches have been wrapped with a piece of felt around each side (driver and passenger) however the noise still remains. I looked at wrapping the tailgate loops but for some reason the self adhesive felt is choosey in what it adheres too and I cannot get it to stick. So at present I am still rattling......

In other news it was time to visit the dealer today for brake fluid service and inspection of the water ingress into the inner rear tail lights.

When I arrived they plugged my key into the machine and said 'oh you also due an oil service in 600 miles' so my day suddenly got more expensive! However as the car was booked in for the day anyway I figured it was more convenient to have it all done in one go.

The car was ready at 17.00hrs so got a lift back to collect it, when I arrived all servicing had been carried out and had gone without a hitch however the conversation around the water ingress was a little bizarre, bearing in mind they booked it in for a whole day so they could look at the problem.

When I dropped it off I said I was aware of a water ingress problem, possibly pointing towards shot seals, upon collection they told me they felt it was more than likely the seals however they hadn't removed the lights to check........so all they have done is stood at the back of the car and gone 'oh look theres water in there' and written it down on the sheet. I was told they didn't want to remove the lights in the vent it was the seals which they didn't have in stock and couldn't replace.

They told me if the seals were faulty they aren't covered on AUC however if the lights were damaged/faulty these would be covered. I then enquired as to the price of the seals, £10 a side plus two hours labour at £90.00 - i don't think so!!!

I have left them as is now, my thinking being that if the water continues to get in and the light fails then the light will be replaced and I may have to pick up the cost of the seals at £20!

In other news the gloss black badge has been fitted, great little kit that came with measured template, nylon wire for removal of old badge - really impressed, only a small change but ties in with Shadowline trim etc.





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