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    Annoying Rattle

    Hi people,

    Is there any one out there driving an Astra MK4 who is also experiencing the most annoying rattle coming from the LCD compartment on the dash. I do not know exactly what it is which causes the rattle or how i can stop it.

    Any comments will be dearly appreciated.

    Thanks
    Happy Astra Miles to everyone

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    Hello, and welcome.

    Could be something as simple as coins in the ashtray...there is not much to rattle at the top display.

    Do you know if the centre console has been removed at any point ?

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    Hi Elanor and welcome to Astra-sport.

    It's difficult to say for certain what the rattle might but, but I'd suggest that the only sure fire way to find out for sure is to drop the centre console out and take a look for anything that might have worked loose.


    It's an easy enough job to do, if you're feeling confident with a few basic tolls - this thread should hold your hand while (and if you decide) to do the work...

    http://www.m1gst.com/vb/showpost.php...14&postcount=9

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    As far as i have it it has never been removed i am a little concerned about this as the Astra is my first car and have only had it for about 4 weeks now,

    Thanks will have a look
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elanor
    As far as i have it it has never been removed i am a little concerned about this as the Astra is my first car and have only had it for about 4 weeks now,

    Thanks will have a look
    Elanor
    Have u still got the standard HU in it?

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    I think I might have the same problem as you. I get a vibration from the dash... to the left of the lcd display... normally at high speeds and when my tunes are playing... very annoying!

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    does the rattling stop when you rest your hand very lightly on top of the centre console?? if so this is a comom ish problem with the mk4 astra.

    my car delvoploped this after about a year of onwership i put it down to exxcessive bass lossening things up anyhow the goo news is that it is cureable.

    to fix it you need to remove the glovebox (6 screws) put your hand up inside the dash towards the back of the center console and you will feel the two clips used to hold the consoel to the dash boards.

    place a strip of cardboard under the clips and problem soloved.

    i did mine back in september and its not rattled since

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    Answer is yes!!! Thanks for the info. Will give this a try out soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elanor
    Hi people,

    Is there any one out there driving an Astra MK4 who is also experiencing the most annoying rattle coming from the LCD compartment on the dash. I do not know exactly what it is which causes the rattle or how i can stop it.

    Any comments will be dearly appreciated.

    Thanks
    Happy Astra Miles to everyone
    I thought it was a MK4 Astra special the squeek and rattles! I'm sure I paid extra for my car to squeek, the dash squeeks, the chairs squeek the doors squeek! I put it down to being a vauxhall charecteristic (SP!).

    The answer is when you hear the squeek to turn the headunit up to about half way, if the squeek persists then more volume is required
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    Obviously not a limited edition MK4 "Special"... I like the look of my half leather, half alacantra seats but their constant squeaks is annoying and embarrassing!

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