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Old 12th February 2008, 18:03   #1
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Lets discuss Swift and its rattling issues in this thread?

So if your Swift does rattle or used to rattle, then what did you do? How did you stop the rattling?

Did the dealership guys help in stopping the rattling?

Also mention the model and year/month of your car.

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Old 12th February 2008, 18:05   #2
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Model - Swift VDi ABS
May 2007

Yes it rattles, from the rear hatch door. Planning to get damping done. Told dealer to rectify the problem but to no avail.
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Old 12th February 2008, 18:11   #3
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Yes and a lot .

This is the only problem with this car.
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Old 12th February 2008, 18:22   #4
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Swift VDI August 07.
It didn't rattle till today. It was taken to HERTZ-fy not long after it was brought from the showroom. Heavy damping in all the doors including the boot. There's no sign of rattling till now.

BTW, the car now remains parked more than it's driven. So it's expected to be rattle free for another 6 months or so!

May the brickbats follow!
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Old 12th February 2008, 18:31   #5
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VDI Aug 07.
Got doors and boot damped, rattling sure lower than before.
But dash, rear seat hooks rattle like crazy.
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Vxi May 06. No rattling.
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Old 12th February 2008, 18:45   #7
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I drove a friend's swift yesterday for quite a long time. Yes, it does rattle. Its just a 2 month old VXi
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I drove a friend's swift yesterday for quite a long time. Yes, it does rattle. Its just a 2 month old VXi
Well, this thread is about the Swift, but let me digress a bit.

IMHO, the rattling is probably due to Maruti and is not car model specific.

I bought a Wagon R Vxi last year and have never had a rattle free ride in it. Dealer doesn't seem to know how to fix the rattles. The most prominent one coming from the dashboard central console with the A/C knobs n stuff.

My .02 $'s
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Mine is 2007 Ocotber end Swift VDi, till date no rattles apart from some crack sound from rear seat in some real big humps.
Damped the front doors and hatch within week after buying.
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My LDI is less than two weeks old and I noticed the first rattle on Sunday. Its coming from the rear left side - still need to pinpoint where.
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Vxi May 06. No rattling.

It never rattled before you got the professional damping done.
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It never rattled before you got the professional damping done.

Rattling was mostly nonexistent, with only the dicky door pad have a high-frequency resonance; nothing quite to be unnerving. The damping did help cut out lot of noise including this minor rattling. But rattling in my car had no where been near the levels suffered by most Swift owners.

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VDI, May 2007.

No rattles, but my car also has more time off than on, not having reached even 5,000 Km yet in ten months.

It does regularly get driven on some very rough side lanes, though, which should make up for some of the low mileage.
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August 2007 vxi.Noisy bloody thing,even the 7 year old baleno doesn't rattle this much!
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Old 12th February 2008, 19:26   #15
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Rattles like crazy but I think it's also coz I've taken it places I shouldn't have ... you know what I mean
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