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Old 08-05-2018   #1
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Tipo 2017 door rattle?

Hi, I have a 2017 Tipo Easy Plus SW MJet 120 with around a 1000miles on it. It has developed an irritating buzzing/rattle in the rear area of the drivers door. Sort of where the exterior handle sits. Its not loud, but because it is not far from your ear, you tend to keep listening to it. Anyone else had similar issues?
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Re: Tipo 2017 door rattle?

Yep same here !,i thought it was the glass rattling but as you say it coming from the lock area,time to book it into Fiat unless someone finds a simple cure
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Re: Tipo 2017 door rattle?

Also have the same sound,heard it while driving over 60mph,samo location,no idea what it is
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The cars been in all day at Fiat,apparently the technician has done a few things and is confident he's cured it,he just wants to check first thing just in case the overnight cooler temps alters things,so top marks for being thorough,'ll update with the outcome tomorrow.
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The cars been in all day at Fiat,apparently the technician has done a few things and is confident he's cured it,he just wants to check first thing just in case the overnight cooler temps alters things,so top marks for being thorough,'ll update with the outcome tomorrow.
Well silence has returned !,the rattle was the door latch,they adjusted the striker so the
lock is held tighter,latch and rods/cables greased and seals lubricated,even adjusting the postion of the seat belt on the passenger side so it doesn't cause a noise.Warrington Fiat have done well.
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Re: Tipo 2017 door rattle?

I have this problem too. I am waiting to find some time to book it in. Thanks for the info, may prove useful.

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Thank you to all responders to my original query.
I did cure this problem myself, firstly I took the plunge and
removed the door card and peeled back part of the membrane. I did find that the shaft that links the outside door-key barrel to the inner door lock mechanism is a rattle-fit in it's hole in the mechanism (there may be a sleeve missing?). I put a piece of duct-tape around the shaft to stop any metallic rattle.
However, a test drive after re-assembly still produced a noise.
I remembered that soon after taking delivery of the car, I waxed it totally, including all the door shuts, and that when it rained, the noises stopped.
So I then used some silicon spray and cleaned around the door aperture, all the door rubbers, and the window guide channels. Hey presto, noise gone!
So please try the silicone spray first, before removing the door card!
If you need some tips on removing the door card, let me know.
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Re: Tipo 2017 door rattle?

Hi, my whole door rattles in its frame when going over bumps - Tipo diesel 2016
Bit different to a door mechanism rattle but anyone else’s doors moving?
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Re: Tipo 2017 door rattle?

Best thing to do is take it back to the dealers and get them to adjust the door,the quality control is a bit hit or miss at times !
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Ok will do, it only does it on bumpy roads so I must select a bumpy road near the dealer eh. Will keep you posted.
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Re: Tipo 2017 door rattle?

The same problem. Turkish assembly at its best
on 01-01-2019 i am out of warranty, so i cannot complain to a dealer anymore dealer fix it 3 times, everytime after 100km or so noise returns. i gues will have to figure it out myself a guick solution. If it's no more than 15 min fix each times. should be fine. but....
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Re: Tipo 2017 door rattle?

My 2018 Tipo S-Design had a metallic rattle from the offside front door for a while. It seems to have quietened down for now, but if it starts again I'll be getting it looked at, at some point. The nearside front window squeaks really badly when you wind it down too. Obviously a disgruntled employee in the Turkish factory fitting the front doors on these Tipos!

Fortunately that and abysmal fuel economy from the T-Jet engine are my only gripes, but I did think changing to petrol after 14 years of Fiat diesels would be a difficult change
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