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Sep 14, 11:38pm - #275521 
Annoying rattle(s)

OK, its coming (I think) from the RH side, inside roof, way back, sounds like way back towards hatch where the moonroof visor slides back. Makes noise when visor is open or closed...anyone else have this one, and if so, any quick fixes?

I could take it to the dealer, since its under warranty, and probably will, unless someone has already conquered this, and could save me some time.

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Sep 14, 11:43pm - #275522 
i think that was one of the drawbacks of the celica


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Sep 15, 12:08am - #275523 
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
i think that was one of the drawbacks of the celica


damn straight! angry
love the car cept the f'en rattles!

i was complaining about rattles for a while, and posted something up about them, i think the advice i ended up taking was crank up the music! but still, yeah.. not happy with all the rattling going on... thumbsdown

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Sep 15, 12:16am - #275524 
there is a TSB on this go to tech info page here, link is on the top of this page and look under TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS

Moonroof Creaking Noise
https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/tsb2/TSB_moonroof_creak_noise.pdf
Various Rattle Noise Solutions
https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/tsb2/TSB_rattle_noise_repair.pdf

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Sep 15, 12:46am - #275525 
Yeah, I read those, unfortunately, they don't address my particular rattle. I was hoping they did, but oh well...thanks for trying though! smile

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Sep 15, 1:02am - #275526 
get a sub and you will forget everything... lol grin grin


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Sep 15, 1:07am - #275527 
LOL, so are you saying if I take it to the dealer for each new rattle, I might as well set up living quarters there?

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Sep 15, 1:13am - #275528 
get a sub and dynamat the trunk, then ull forget about the rattles lol rofl


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Sep 15, 7:03pm - #275529 
Originally Posted by BlueRice
LOL, so are you saying if I take it to the dealer for each new rattle, I might as well set up living quarters there?


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Sep 16, 2:05am - #275530 
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Sep 16, 2:27am - #275531 
Creaks tend to happen in the long run. Maintain and greese your rails once in awhile. Gets kinda dirty in their.


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Sep 16, 8:08am - #275532 
the only rattles i noticed when i had my celica was the sun roof. It always rattled when it was open, and it wasnt the glass rattling it was somewhere in the lights above the rearview Mirror.


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Sep 16, 10:01am - #275533 
i got lots off rattles, even my door handles, but i got one comin from somewhere in the engine too, its hella annoyin

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Sep 16, 10:56am - #275534 
Originally Posted by BlueRice
OK, its coming (I think) from the RH side, inside roof, way back, sounds like way back towards hatch where the moonroof visor slides back. Makes noise when visor is open or closed...anyone else have this one, and if so, any quick fixes?

I could take it to the dealer, since its under warranty, and probably will, unless someone has already conquered this, and could save me some time.


I have this same annoying rattle. I bought my celi with 9K miles on it and didn't notice it when test driving (it was too much fun). Can't figure out exactly where it comes from - and it doesn't rattle consistently - even on rough road. Makes it harder to figure out. But it is in the same place as yours.


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Sep 16, 12:47pm - #275535 
my back end rattled like a mofo cause of the bass and then it quit confused anyway soon i wanna get the whole car dynamatted starting in back and doin it in sections
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Sep 16, 12:49pm - #275536 
The famous heat shield rattle. smile


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Sep 16, 8:49pm - #275537 
Doc, you totally got it...its not all the time, and sometimes it won't even do it on rough road. At first, I thought it was heat sensitive, because it seemed to do it only if it was really hot, but lately its done the reverse -acted up when cool, perfectly fine when hot. I saw a post about removing the headliner, so maybe that would identify what this is, but that is out of the question for me, especially when its under warranty - let the dealer do that. Of course you know it will behave itself and not make a sound when I bring it in.

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Sep 22, 2:44pm - #275538 
Originally Posted by BlueRice
Of course you know it will behave itself and not make a sound when I bring it in.


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Oct 10, 8:35pm - #275539 
I had a nasty intermittent rattle on my '94 civic hat the dealer couldn't reprowhen I fist took it in. That car still has that one rattle at 105,000 miles, and now I drive a convertible that ratttles a bit with the top. If it's a small rattle I just don't care anymore ...

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Oct 11, 8:21am - #275540 
Originally Posted by QuickChick03gt
the only rattles i noticed when i had my celica was the sun roof. It always rattled when it was open, and it wasnt the glass rattling it was somewhere in the lights above the rearview mirror.

same, except when it's closed...

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Oct 11, 8:40am - #275541 
Try opening your moonroof, and cleaning all of the dirt and gunk that has built up around the inside edges.

Also, in that TSB, it addresses the top of the hatch glass rattling, which can be fixed with felt.

That may be the issue with your car.


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Oct 11, 8:51am - #275542 
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Oct 11, 10:22pm - #275543 
Unfortunately, its not the roof...it is behind, IN the roof where the visor retracts in. I'll take it to the dealer this week

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Oct 12, 12:14am - #275544 
i wouldnt even worry about the damn rattles. My car has various raddles. I just put up my stereo and I dont hear shit anymore.

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Oct 12, 6:45am - #275545 
^yup, every car have some rattle sound here and there...

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