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Old 09-08-2015, 12:04 AM   #1
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Rattles

I have been trying to locate the causes of various rattles that I hear while driving. I have eliminated the ones from the microwave and the range top. I am fairly certain that the most annoying one comes from the shower door.

It is supposedly a glass door with three partitions. I suspect it is something like plexglass. It slides to open and close. The latch does not hold it tight against the shower frame which may be the source of the noise as the door hits the frame. The three partitions may also be banging against each other.

Has anyone come up with a solution for this?

I am about two weeks into my 30 day full warrenty and if there is something the dealer can do that would be good.

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Bobby
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Old 09-08-2015, 07:18 AM   #2
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The latch on mine broke twice in the early days of ownership, so I looked for a different solution. I had mounted a towel bar over the toilet. I took a mini-sized bungee cord and stretched it from the towel bar to the top roller on the door. This holds the door in the open position. No rattles and the door does not move in transit.


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Old 09-08-2015, 07:45 AM   #3
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Rattles? Funny u post this. I have the DH in the back as I drive to pinpoint the noise.. sometimes not where it appears.. recently 2 cups touching, a pen rolling, microwave dish, shower door.. makes the trip fun hahaha

O yea- beer cans tapping against each other in the fridge. 1 of which developed a pin hole.. mess. Did not know except the DH kept accusing me of having a beer because she could smell it. 2 hrs later notice a wet floor below the fridge
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Old 09-08-2015, 11:49 AM   #4
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Shower Door Latch Mod

On our 2012 Solera the latch on the shower door would not stay latched, resulting in the door slamming back and forth while driving, and knocking the rollers out of the track. Dealer attempted to set the door cocked top-to-bottom so the latch would engage (bad fix - and did not work). I glued (with GOOP) a short piece of 1/4 inch drip hose to the door where the latch connected. Fixed - did the mod in 2012, still works perfectly. Over 200 nights camped and ~50,000 miles driven since with no issues.
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Old 09-08-2015, 12:43 PM   #5
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Had same problems: broken latches , opening and slamming closed while on the road. Dealer kept forgetting to order latch for third time. Finally used bungee to hold open while driving. Problem solved.
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Old 09-09-2015, 05:44 PM   #6
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Took out my glass door and partition.
Rod and curtain- saved quite a bit of weight also.
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Old 09-10-2015, 08:35 AM   #7
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stove top, dishs, but for me is the door i put a door grill in seems to be the maker now
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Old 09-10-2015, 08:17 PM   #8
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Old 09-14-2015, 11:29 PM   #9
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screen door
X2.

That's the biggest source of noise in our coach. We fold up a piece of paper towel and close the door on the paper towel to stop it from rattling.

Also the blinds on the windows. They need to be about 2-3" down.
If they are all the way to the top, they rattle.
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Old 09-15-2015, 02:16 PM   #10
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My screen door is really the only thing that rattles if I have packed things up properly.
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