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Old 01-15-2019, 05:11 PM   #1
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Driver side window rattle

I bet I'm not the only one, but has anyone figure how to stop the large side window left of driver from rattling when hitting bumps? Just started last summer and it's very irritating.

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Old 01-15-2019, 07:15 PM   #2
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I bet I'm not the only one, but has anyone figure how to stop the large side window left of driver from rattling when hitting bumps? Just started last summer and it's very irritating.

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Rich,
I have had the same problem for some time now but have not yet come up with a solution. Don't know what to do about it.
Let me know if you come up with a solution to eliminate the rattle.
Hope all is going well.
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Old 01-15-2019, 07:55 PM   #3
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Thanks Tom. Doing well. I have considered spraying the frame with silicone which may at least decrease the squeaks.

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Old 01-15-2019, 09:28 PM   #4
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You can try and make small (1-2") wood shims and jamming them in different spots until you find one that stops it.

Mine USED to do it.... and now that you mention it, it hasn't done it in a long time. Watch it do it on the next leg......
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Do you have slider windows? I bought some self stick velcro that comes with both the hook and the loop in strips. I used the loop part and stuck it in the window track so it would force the window out against the outside weather seal of the window frame when it is closed. The stuff looks just like the material they use in the window tracks of cars and trucks. Window rattle is gone.
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Hi, I had the same issue and when my unit went back to the factory for service they placed plastic channel fillers on the side of the glass. Hope this helps!
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Do you have slider windows? I bought some self stick velcro that comes with both the hook and the loop in strips. I used the loop part and stuck it in the window track so it would force the window out against the outside weather seal of the window frame when it is closed. The stuff looks just like the material they use in the window tracks of cars and trucks. Window rattle is gone.
Good idea. Not sure if mine is a window or frame rattle. Need to investigate further in the spring.


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Hi, I had the same issue and when my unit went back to the factory for service they placed plastic channel fillers on the side of the glass. Hope this helps!
Thanks. Although mine is way out of warranty, I will check and see if there is anything like that available for purchase.

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You can try and make small (1-2") wood shims and jamming them in different spots until you find one that stops it.

Mine USED to do it.... and now that you mention it, it hasn't done it in a long time. Watch it do it on the next leg......
Oscar, did you place the shims to window or frame?


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Oscar, did you place the shims to window or frame?


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I didn't, mine stopped rattling, but that would have been my next move.
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