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      04-28-2012, 09:43 PM   #1
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Rattle Noise!

Is anyone getting a rattling noise on their passenger side?? I cannot detect were its coming from, either by the door or dashboard,
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      04-28-2012, 09:47 PM   #2
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I had a slight rattle coming from this area. It was underneath the dashboard on the passenger side, under and behind the glove box.

There's a cover down there that is surprisingly flimsy in the back right corner. I applied a bit of foam insulation to help keep it still and that's seems to have resolved the problem.
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      04-28-2012, 10:50 PM   #3
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Thanks i will try to do that its a bit annoying
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      04-29-2012, 03:51 AM   #4
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Check that its not just the passenger seatbelt buckle rattling against the pillar.
Was a common cause on the E90 for passenger side rattles that were hard to find
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      04-29-2012, 07:05 AM   #5
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There is a product called Dynamat that I used to get rid of a rattle in my E46 once... Much denser than foam...
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Check that its not just the passenger seatbelt buckle rattling against the pillar.
Was a common cause on the E90 for passenger side rattles that were hard to find
Thanks for that this has annoyned me for a while could not see where it was solved know
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I am having a passenger side rattle right now but it seems to come from the B pillar or rear passenger door. Of course since I am driving, I can't locate it...and my wife doesnt even notice it when she's in the car. But like most of these things, once I heard it, I couldn't unhear it.
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yes i hav this. its like a buzzing sound from passenger area, sounds like under glovebox. my m3 has this same sound too
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yes i hav this. its like a buzzing sound from passenger area, sounds like under glovebox. my m3 has this same sound too
If it's the glovebox I think someone has solved that one.
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      09-03-2013, 05:48 AM   #10
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These 335i's are complete rattle traps! Disgusting when you see how much they cost and bearing in mind it is 2013 not 1960.
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i had the same rattle from glovebox area, end up its the windshield washer reservoir inside the passenger side fender and right next to glovebox.
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Check that its not just the passenger seatbelt buckle rattling against the pillar.
Was a common cause on the E90 for passenger side rattles that were hard to find
+1 had a little rattle on driver's side which turned out to be seatbelt buckle on the pillar
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