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Old 25th November 2014, 17:26   #31
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@ d_himan,
Thanks a ton for finding this fix.

I've been literally living with this door rattling all along, until I found your thread. Applied it last week and since then drove around the usual routes where I get to hear them. Magical total silence now, apart from good old front arm rest!
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Old 26th November 2014, 20:30   #32
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@ d_himan,
Thanks a ton for finding this fix.

I've been literally living with this door rattling all along, until I found your thread. Applied it last week and since then drove around the usual routes where I get to hear them. Magical total silence now, apart from good old front arm rest!
Yeah, magical is the word. That whole German build-quality thingie becomes real with this little piece of rubber pipe!
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Old 27th November 2014, 20:31   #33
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So I finally decided to give this idea a try too. After all it was not that expensive or labour intensive. The answer is, it definitely WORKS!!

I have only driven the car for around 4 Kms after this fix, but it does seem to have improved and become quiter.

Thank you very much for this fix @d-himan and the ebay link to the product also helped a lot.

A big thumps up from me. Thank you.

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So I finally decided to give this idea a try too. After all it was not that expensive or labour intensive. The answer is, it definitely WORKS!!

I have only driven the car for around 4 Kms after this fix, but it does seem to have improved and become quiter.

Thank you very much for this fix @d-himan and the ebay link to the product also helped a lot.

A big thumps up from me. Thank you.

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Glad it worked! I've been on the fix for a month now and hopefully should last long
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I started getting it on my GT, exactly the same creek from day 3 of ownership.
Your post is very informative I must say. I've been wondering about this noise on my 2 month old tsi!!
Even I thought it was the seat belt issue. Will try this and get back.
Thanks a ton!!

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Turns out mine is not a rattle from the door.
I feel something is resonating and rattling inside the bonnet on the passenger side.
Tried to see any metal to metal contact happening but dont see anything.
The sound is irritating when outsides are quieter but as soon as car is above 40-50kmph the sound disappears.
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4. Apply a thick layer of Collinite 845 (recommended) on the metal surfaces highlighted in yellow in the second picture ( borrowed from rtm_8055's Polo posted on the forum)
May I ask what the idea of the wax is?
Is it to minimise friction?
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Old 9th December 2014, 20:40   #38
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May I ask what the idea of the wax is?
Is it to minimise friction?
Yes, minimises friction at the contact patch location of metal with the felt/rubber.

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Turns out mine is not a rattle from the door.
I feel something is resonating and rattling inside the bonnet on the passenger side.
Tried to see any metal to metal contact happening but dont see anything.
The sound is irritating when outsides are quieter but as soon as car is above 40-50kmph the sound disappears.
There is a known issue of fuel line vibrations...do search the forum/internet

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There was also an issue with the engine mount/s on 1.2 L Petrol Polo's.

We had got one of the engine mounts replaced in our 2012 Polo about 4 months after delivery.

Please check it out
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Hi All

All those who have done this DIY can you please update as to how it is holding up. i bought a Vento recently and it is creaking from day 3 onwards. It really is irritating. I have bought the pipe and most probably will try it today evening. I ma still not clear as to where the wax is to be applied. Is it on the metal or on the rubber beading on the car body

Wouldn't applying wax create the same problem that WD-40 created, meaning attract dust?
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Hi All

All those who have done this DIY can you please update as to how it is holding up. i bought a Vento recently and it is creaking from day 3 onwards. It really is irritating. I have bought the pipe and most probably will try it today evening. I ma still not clear as to where the wax is to be applied. Is it on the metal or on the rubber beading on the car body

Wouldn't applying wax create the same problem that WD-40 created, meaning attract dust?
Holding well! Just try it without the wax procedure - should be good enough.

The wax is on the metal. A high quality one like Collinite 845 is like a wax-cum-sealant and has dust repelling properties.
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Holding well! Just try it without the wax procedure - should be good enough.

The wax is on the metal. A high quality one like Collinite 845 is like a wax-cum-sealant and has dust repelling properties.
I tried it without the wax and the sound is gone 95%. I am loving the silence. Thanks. I want to take it for a pressure wash to be sure that there is no leakage

Thanks for the tip
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Turns out mine is not a rattle from the door.
I feel something is resonating and rattling inside the bonnet on the passenger side.
Tried to see any metal to metal contact happening but dont see anything.
The sound is irritating when outsides are quieter but as soon as car is above 40-50kmph the sound disappears.
Does your rattle happen around the 2k rpm mark under linear acceleration an vanish once the rpm reaches around 3k ?
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Does your rattle happen around the 2k rpm mark under linear acceleration an vanish once the rpm reaches around 3k ?

Nope nothing like that it is audible more when I go into a pothole.
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Does your rattle happen around the 2k rpm mark under linear acceleration an vanish once the rpm reaches around 3k ?
Hi deepfreak

Im having exactly the same issue that you have mentioned..mine is a petrol vento and while its on perfectly even roads, under linear acceleration there is a rattling noise like a screw is loose or something. This vanishes once the rpm hits ~ 3 k. I have been looking for the source of this sound for quite some time now.could anybody please help?
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