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The rattle n skweek is gone

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I did 4 things today and the sweek and rattle is gone. - for now!!

(It sounded like it was comming from the left front door. I took trim of the other day skweek still there - trim back on.)

1 Put grease on the bonnet catch - it was dry
2 CRC on the bonnet hinges - not tight but just in case
3 CRC on the links to the sway bar - dont know what they are called
4 Masking tape on the kick plate and door seal front left door only.

Very happy.

Next I'll remove the tape and see if the skweek comes back.
 

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If anyone else has fixed a skweek or rattle in a vn/vp it would be great to read about it....
 

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That gives me an idea, actually... I may rub some grease into my bonnet pin and spring, to help it slide back and open more easily. I spent a whole day pulling back and tightening the bonnet cable after it slacked right out, so it'd be nice to keep it crisp :)

My bonnet's a little off to the right, so the pin doesn't slide straight in/out of the latch. it rubs heavily on the side... so maybe some grease will help it out. Will let you know :)
 

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Undo the pin and move it over a bit eg 3mm out of alignment - move pin 3mm. See how ya go.
 

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Removed the tape from the door seal for the trip to work and no skweek. Thats travelling down Commercial Rd Pt Noarlunga South - (that road will make anything skweek).

So it looks like the bonnet spring may have been it...Just add some grease!!!
 

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Oh... I can move the pin? Popping downstairs now. brb :p
 

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bah. I think I'll need a bigger wrench :p I assume you mean unscrewing the pin from the underside of the bonnet? Bastard's too big. Good thing they built a Bunnings down the road from my place...
 

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Nothing like a bigger spanner A!
 

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VY SS HBD6speed manual 5.7ltrs of manual GRUNT!!!
Well iv'e got this annoying bloody rattle in the driver side door does anuyone have any ideas? it's more like a creeking rattle?
 

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Could be the door seal. I chased a squeeking in my door for 6 months. 2" masking tape over the kick plate and seal ='d squeek gone.

Should replace the door seal if that shuts it up.
 
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