I would get it to the dealer and have him check over the chassis for something amiss. We both know it isn't normal. Maybe you have something wrong with a wheel, tire, driveshaft et cetera.Jimbeaux said:My '05 has 8800 miles on it. At certain speeds, the vibration kicks in and the dash rattles like hell. The whole thing from left to right. This just started about 1,000 miles ago. Has anybody had the same problem? Anyone find a fix yet?
Right on the money, twoscoops. I have also developed a pretty annoying rattle on the left dash the I can stop by putting a hand on the dash. I have 40,000 miles and this kust popped up a couple thousand miles ago. I shoved a piece of stiff black foam about the size of a pencil and 1 inch long into the seam of the dash you see when the driver door is opened. You can't see it and the rattle is gone.tw0scoops123 said:I'd be careful about running to the dealer for every little problem. You don't want too many wrenches on your car. My opinion, it's due to the colder weather, some materials expand or contract and leave some empty space which could account for some rattling. But the mechs will have to rip open the dash to check, and they probably won't find anything. I think it would be pointless to bring it in.
Yeah, maybe after a couple more winters and summers of expanding and contracting metals/plastics, it wlil go away on it's own.5twenty said:Right on the money, twoscoops. I have also developed a pretty annoying rattle on the left dash the I can stop by putting a hand on the dash. I have 40,000 miles and this kust popped up a couple thousand miles ago. I shoved a piece of stiff black foam about the size of a pencil and 1 inch long into the seam of the dash you see when the driver door is opened. You can't see it and the rattle is gone.
If you can fix anything yourself I'd do that before I took it to the dealer. As twoscoops said, they'll just rip it open and find nothing abnormal and put it back together, but with the act of taking your dash apart create ever more rattles? Something to think about. I know we paid a lot for a car with a bumper to bumper warranty (mine expired, :sosad: ), still I don't want to annoy my dealer by taking it with ever rattle I find. I don't want to dealer to say "here we go again" when I come in with a true problem.
I had major rattle from passenger side going over bumps....dealer fixed it; it was the long piece of plastic between the windshield and the passenger window. The "cd tray" rattle on mine is the plastic trim around the gearshift. I've also noticed many small rattles since the cold weather hit. For awhile now, there has been this intermittent "rattle" from the driver door that sounds like a tumbleweed being moved around by the wind...maybe it's something inside of the door that has fallen to the bottom?2006BlackBeauty said:I have several rattles in my dash. The far left register will rattle like hell if I go over too many bumps. When I get the RPMs over 3000, it sounds as if the CD player area is rattling...like the CD trays are rattling. It didn't start doing this until the colder weather. I also had an annoying rattle in the passenger side door and Ford fixed it by using the Ford "Anti-Rattle Kit", which turns out to be nothing but double sided foam tape.
Same Problem Here... Trunk doesn't pop open, I have to make an appointment to take my car in for a list of issues... I fixed the dash rattle for now, I had to fold up my business card and shove it between the dash and the door post on the drivers side...daytona955 said:we have had the exact same problem with our 05. It has just under 10k miles on it and the dash has started rattling like hell at some speeds. We have not had the chance to get it into the dealer yet. We also have a problem with the trunk not popping open like it is supposed to.