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      11-28-2011, 07:16 PM   #45
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My 2011 has had a rattle from the rear seats and/or the roof just behind the sunroof area, pretty much since day 1.

I put it down to the harsh suspension and RFTs as it only happens over rough roads. I'm at 7000km only but thinking of ditching the RFTs just to have a comfortable ride without rattles!
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      11-29-2011, 09:16 AM   #46
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My 2008 rattle/creaks for the length of the dash on anything that isn't finished like glass. The d(st)ealer looks at me like I have 2 heads when I mention it. Then they took the car overnight and now agree that it is a little "distracting". Alas no idea on a fix. So I turn up the stereo.
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      11-30-2011, 02:03 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by fancyfl1ght View Post
creaks and squeaks, but it is surprisingly quiet on good roads. All my german cars had a creak and squeak of some kind. It never bothered me but then again I don't impose Lexus standards on a BMW.

Remember folks, you drive a BMW for the drive. It isn't not a transportation appliance.
x2.... you want quiet drive a boat (large car).
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      11-30-2011, 03:36 AM   #48
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My 2008 rattle/creaks for the length of the dash on anything that isn't finished like glass. The d(st)ealer looks at me like I have 2 heads when I mention it. Then they took the car overnight and now agree that it is a little "distracting". Alas no idea on a fix. So I turn up the stereo.
See if theres another dealer in your area that would be able to help you. My service advisor doesnt hesitate for a even second when I tell him what squeaks/rattles in my car. He just writes it down on the computer and has the techs in the shop take it for a drive and to be honest they work on these cars so much they can identify and fix the problems without even having to drive them. (I noticed because of the 1 mile In/Out Mileage from when I dropped off my car for the repairs)
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