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How do you stop the plastic trim around the wheels and Grill from rattling, Sounds like a buzz saw at times and the dealer is aware of this and to top it all off the roof rack bolts are rusted on 2015 with less than 500 miles.

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Yikes. I have 0 issues with rattling sounds from the body trim pieces. Is it happening with all areas or just a specific location?

Rust already? When did you take deliver and what state are you in?


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Yikes. I have 0 issues with rattling sounds from the body trim pieces. Is it happening with all areas or just a specific location?

Rust already? When did you take deliver and what state are you in?


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I took delivery on 1/27/2015 and found the rust the next day. Took it back to dealer who had to order new bolts, The dealer know about the trim rattle as they use push pin to attach to the body and all new GC on the lot have the same rattles around the wheels and grill, Were in Florida.
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Re: Plastic trim

not a single rattle around my trim...
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I took delivery on 1/27/2015 and found the rust the next day. Took it back to dealer who had to order new bolts, The dealer know about the trim rattle as they use push pin to attach to the body and all new GC on the lot have the same rattles around the wheels and grill, Were in Florida.
Perhaps all the new GC on that lot have rattles around the wheels and grill, but either you have the ears of a Fennec fox or something is wrong with that lot.

You can usually stop rattles with a bit of strategically placed glue/adhesive. Don't use an epoxy or something hard to break loose as if the trim ever needed to be removed and put back intact, you could affect that.

A flexible adhesive works better, as it can absorb vibration without coming loose.

Be careful using silicone adhesives near anything electrical.

Contact cement works, but only if you can get it in behind where you can't see it.

"Goop" has a clear adhesive that is not ultra fastening...

I've "de-rattled" an old ZJ using contact cement and goop, using bamboo sticks to get it into the gapped areas.... and a bit of cleaner for the inevitable oops. Cover the areas around where you are working if you go the adhesive route.
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not a single rattle around my trim...
Every GC we checked on the lot had the same rattle in the trim, And the plastic cove over the mirror flop's around, The Chrysler rep will check it on Monday.
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Looks like your steering wheel has some kind of nasty tan cover too.
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