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Bouncing ball sound from driver side console

I have a 2011 Overland. I have noticed a "bouncing ball" sound from the driver side console area. Sounds like a ping pong ball rolling or bouncing. This is not a constant sound and there is no rhythm or reason to when I hear sound.

Has anyone experienced this and what have you done about it?

Thank you in advance.

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Re: Bouncing ball sound from driver side console

I took the ping pong ball out of my console.
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I have a 2011 Overland. I have noticed a "bouncing ball" sound from the driver side console area. Sounds like a ping pong ball rolling or bouncing. This is not a constant sound and there is no rhythm or reason to when I hear sound.

Has anyone experienced this and what have you done about it?

Thank you in advance.
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To be clear, this occurs sporadically? Have you had the opportunity to visit a certified FCA dealer? Thanks! - Kevin T, Social Connect Team

Have not visited a dealer because it is sporadic.
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Re: Bouncing ball sound from driver side console

Just curious, do you have skid plates? Did you look under the truck to see if something is between the skid plate and the transmission tunnel?
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Re: Bouncing ball sound from driver side console

Don't know if this helps,but I helped a friend with a similar sound some time back,it,to him,became annoying.We gave up after a few days of trying and reassembled under his dash,console etc.
Anyhoo,several wheels later,we upgraded his door speakers and discovered a plastic clip with a metal sleeve,(door panel type perhaps?),so,leaving it in the door with the panel off,we took a quick test drive.Wind was coming in from the bottom of the door,(from drainage vents?) but my point being,when air hit it it bounced up and down,rattling,then would drop further down the length of the door,would vibrate along the door,hit the air again then bounce and rattle.It WAS sporadic,we took the test drive just to check it was likely the problem.Removed it(never could see where it came from) did what we originally wanted to,re assembled the doors after speaker installs.
Don't know if this helps,(hope it does),his sounded like it was coming from drivers side dash,possibly under the hood so we never considered checking the door panel.
Good luck with the trouble shooting,as I do remember how frustrated my buddy was.
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Bouncing ball sound from driver side console

Could be a stuck blend door... My '15 makes this weird sound too, typically more in the winter time when the heat is running.

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Thanks for all of the tips.
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