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Hi everyone, Im having a problem with my gp. Its a 5dr and the back doors sound like chewbacca everytime you open or close them. They really sound awful. Its very embarrassing whenever y carry people in the back. I dont know why but its only the back doors and they both sound equaly bad like they were a million years old.

I've tried wd40 and also motorbike chain lube guiding me by these videos:



I've also noticed that it gets worse on hot days. During winter they almost didn't sound (Im in chile and right now is summer here).

Please help me! I don't know what to do
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Did you use a straw with the WD40 in order to get deep into the hinge mate?

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Re: HELP! GP 5dr active back doors squeak badly

Hi, yes I used the straw.

I just unbolted the door stop:
(this is not my car, its only for reference) :


and the noise is gone, so this must be the source of the noise. What should y do? replace them or can i fix these somehow?

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Re: HELP! GP 5dr active back doors squeak badly

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Hi, yes I used the straw.

I just unbolted the door stop:
(this is not my car, its only for reference) :

and the noise is gone, so this must be the source of the noise. What should y do? replace them or can i fix these somehow?

Thank you!
I think if you can source a new set mate change them, best bet might be your local fiat dealer
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Yes but here in chile fiat parts are very expensive (they say its because of the shipping from italy). I will try to find a used set or some cheaper parts store. For now I left both doors without the rods connected but the doors wont stay open if u open them.

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