Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Making Rattles Stop #84501 Jan 16, 3:05pm Jan 16, 3:05pm
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 451
Nebraska
nebraskaGTS OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica
nebraskaGTS OP
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 451
Nebraska
Making Rattles Stop
hey guys, thought i'd try and give a little back after asking 10000 questions on how to install my subs. i had a pretty bad rattle problem, but as isaac has noted in several forums, the felt sticky tabs worked great. i put 2 on each side of my handle, and then wedged one up in between where the handle moves and the back of the car. i also put several on the back of my License Plate, and one right next to the latch on my gas cap. i still had some rattling coming from my tail lights, and spare area, so i took a couple towls and wrapped them around the spare jack and stuffed the area behind the tail lights with a couple more. i then stuffed an old crappy blanket in the spare tire area around and over the tire. this pretty much stopped all the rattling except a little from the rear view Mirrors, and the side Mirrors. total cost: $1.39, plus an old blanket and 3 towels, a lot cheaper than dynamat!

Re: Making Rattles Stop [Re: nebraskaGTS] #84502 Jan 16, 3:32pm Jan 16, 3:32pm
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Maryland
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
Gen7fan
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
2003 Toyota Celica GT
Gen7fan
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Maryland
Originally Posted by nebraskaGTS
hey guys, thought i'd try and give a little back after asking 10000 questions on how to install my subs. i had a pretty bad rattle problem, but as isaac has noted in several forums, the felt sticky tabs worked great. i put 2 on each side of my handle, and then wedged one up in between where the handle moves and the back of the car. i also put several on the back of my license plate, and one right next to the latch on my gas cap. i still had some rattling coming from my tail lights, and spare area, so i took a couple towls and wrapped them around the spare jack and stuffed the area behind the tail lights with a couple more. i then stuffed an old crappy blanket in the spare tire area around and over the tire. this pretty much stopped all the rattling except a little from the rear view mirrors, and the side mirrors. total cost: $1.39, plus an old blanket and 3 towels, a lot cheaper than dynamat!



are you off roading in your celica?? Why does yours rattle so much?

Re: Making Rattles Stop [Re: nebraskaGTS] #84503 Jan 16, 3:34pm Jan 16, 3:34pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,371
New Orleans, LA
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,371
New Orleans, LA
those are good, extremely common sense ways to solving some of the most annyoing problems. two thumbs up thumbsup thumbsup

the fact that you spent less than $2 is also the biggest compliment you could give yourself.

Re: Making Rattles Stop [Re: Gen7fan] #84504 Jan 16, 3:37pm Jan 16, 3:37pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,371
New Orleans, LA
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica
Speed4TheNeed
Caleb
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 6,371
New Orleans, LA
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
Originally Posted by nebraskaGTS
hey guys, thought i'd try and give a little back after asking 10000 questions on how to install my subs. i had a pretty bad rattle problem, but as isaac has noted in several forums, the felt sticky tabs worked great. i put 2 on each side of my handle, and then wedged one up in between where the handle moves and the back of the car. i also put several on the back of my license plate, and one right next to the latch on my gas cap. i still had some rattling coming from my tail lights, and spare area, so i took a couple towls and wrapped them around the spare jack and stuffed the area behind the tail lights with a couple more. i then stuffed an old crappy blanket in the spare tire area around and over the tire. this pretty much stopped all the rattling except a little from the rear view mirrors, and the side mirrors. total cost: $1.39, plus an old blanket and 3 towels, a lot cheaper than dynamat!



are you off roading in your celica?? Why does yours rattle so much?


the celica naturally rattles a lot. even toyota took note of this when the produced these tsb's (technical service bulletins):

ecelica.com: tsb: loose door handle
ecelic.com: tsb: various rattle noise solutions , and
ecelica.com: tsb: various rattle noise solutions warranty information

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
Chiller
Chiller
2003 Toyota Celica
Georgia

Posts: 241
Joined: October 2002
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
Help! New celica owner
by Papito07. 11/18/2017 8:25 PM
WTB: Celica Project
by Excel. 11/18/2017 9:15 AM
Low idle and slow take off
by Wmillerjr. 11/17/2017 9:34 AM
OEM Floor Mats
by Mac_TheBeard. 11/16/2017 11:06 PM
Smoking after cleaning injectors
by CelicaSW88. 11/15/2017 11:03 AM
What Tail light is this?
by Hanate. 11/14/2017 7:37 PM
2001 Celica VVTI 140 Wheel Studs
by minos316. 11/11/2017 4:06 PM
Is This Transmission Normal??
by Bilster. 11/03/2017 9:25 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20171111)