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Old 01-01-2018, 09:07 PM   #1
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Noisy rattling from dinette table

I have a 2016 Sunseeker, model 3170. When driving on rough roads (most highways near me), the dinette vibrates very loudly, making it difficult to even have a conversation.
I've had the dealer look at this 3 times and they don't have a solution. Has anybody had this problem, or have any possible solutions. I've driven from Texas to West Coast (2016) and to East coast (2017) and this has become very annoying. Makes it sound like the whole coach is falling apart. Thanks!!
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Old 01-01-2018, 10:10 PM   #2
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We had the same problem with our 3170 dinette table. We purchased some of these pads and placed them between the table and the window ledge. It hasn't completely stopped the noise, but it has helped considerably.

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Old 01-01-2018, 11:02 PM   #3
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We have a 2800 GTS and decided to travel with the dinette in the down position. No more noise.
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L'IL Foot is our first coach and rattles were not acceptable. Overtime all have been dealt with. We got a Mechanic's Stethoscope for 5 bucks and leave it in the coach. The cops would freak if they pull DW over and find me playing med doctor checking for noises.


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Old 01-02-2018, 05:00 PM   #5
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We have a 2800 GTS and decided to travel with the dinette in the down position. No more noise.
How difficult is it to lower and raise the dinette?
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Old 01-02-2018, 05:48 PM   #6
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Ours takes about 2 minutes. Remove the cushions, release the locking lever, and push it down. How does yours operate?
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Old 01-02-2018, 06:25 PM   #7
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Ours takes about 2 minutes. Remove the cushions, release the locking lever, and push it down. How does yours operate?
Sounds like a plan to me.
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Old 01-02-2018, 09:24 PM   #8
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Climb under the dinette with a T driver and tighten all of the screws connecting the table top to the frame. Check and tighten all wall anchors. This is a bi-annual maintenance item for me.
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Old 01-03-2018, 01:32 PM   #9
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My wife just loosens the table clamp in ourForester 2291SF and the rattle goes away. Try it.
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I have a 2016 Sunseeker, model 3170. When driving on rough roads (most highways near me), the dinette vibrates very loudly, making it difficult to even have a conversation.

I've had the dealer look at this 3 times and they don't have a solution. Has anybody had this problem, or have any possible solutions. I've driven from Texas to West Coast (2016) and to East coast (2017) and this has become very annoying. Makes it sound like the whole coach is falling apart. Thanks!!

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Here is my solution, I am a nut when it comes to rattles too. But I donít carry a stethoscope ha ha. I found that the table has a lot of play in the bracket when in the up position so I just bought an adjustable shower curtain rod and put rubber ends on it. Easy to install and remove and less than 10 bucks. And can store it when table is down. I also agree it does sound like the whole RV is falling apart. But not anymore.Click image for larger version

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