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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-04-2009, 06:47 PM Thread Starter
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Hood Rattling!

hello everyone for some reason my hood has been shaking alot making a rattling noice when the car is in gear I really dont know what to do to stop it. the car is not crashed and there seems to be nothing wrong with the hood latch. please help thank you.
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just get down there and figure it out. if its a loose bolt tighten it :P if its a loose moulding on the front if there is a bolt missing do it cheap and slide some double sided tape in there and squeeze it haha thats how i have my liscence plate border from slapping the plate from music
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It could be your radiator rattling. There are several threads about this problem with pics and videos.
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If it really is your hood, there's adjustable rubber stoppers in each corner (near each headlight). You just twist them by hand.

My car is stock, I promise.
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Originally Posted by HoRRo View Post
If it really is your hood, there's adjustable rubber stoppers in each corner (near each headlight). You just twist them by hand.
Which way gives the better results. Turning clockwise to lower the hood or turning anti-clockwise to raise the hood.

Note that adjusting the rubber stoppers will probably cause your hood and side panels to slightly misallign.
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