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Old 10-05-2012, 05:08 AM   #5
bob393 OP
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Originally Posted by JimVonBaden View Post

There is a pretty good chance your speedo cluster is loose. You might have lost one of the jesus clips, or a rubber isolator is worn out.

Also, check your windshield lower mounts. One of them could have sheared, but you can't tell by looking.


PS Rattles are hard to diagnose on the internet.
Your being nice, rattles are impossible to diagnose over the internet.

I will look into the mounts and clips, I'm only sure that the lower windshield mounts are tight.

Originally Posted by Nacho911 View Post
The internal springs have a rattle in them. Most refer to it as a "clack". Bestrest products sell a $7.00 set of rubber stoppers clack "clack stoppers". This might be what you hear. You will only hear it in rougher terrain. I fkn hate the sound. Bought the Bestrest stuff a while ago just no time to install.
I can't find those "clack stoppers" on the Bestrest site?

And yes I hate the sound also!

It only occurs at the lower lugging rpm. My first thought was the adventure windshield winglets were hitting the windshield but that's not it. It sure sounds like something inside or under the dash. It's not a heavy suspension type clunk just a fiberglass kind of rattle.
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