A35 AMG RATTLE!!!!

Discussion in 'AMG Lounge' started by bobbya35, May 14, 2019.

  1. bobbya35

    bobbya35 New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    May 14, 2019
    Location:
    Bristol
    Car:
    a35 AMG
    Hi All,

    Just got a A35 AMG (only 700 miles on it so far) Just wondering if anyone has had any issues with a rattling dash... Seems to come about at around 30-60 on ruff rounds.

    Sounds like its coming from the dashboard main speaker (but who knows)

    Anyone else had an issue with this?

    Thanks
     
  2. sunny_amg

    sunny_amg Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Messages:
    130
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2009
    Location:
    On Mars.....i think!!!
    Car:
    S55K AMG
    Sorry to state the obvious but have you been to the dealer and reported it?
     
  3. Alex

    Alex Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Messages:
    3,403
    Joined:
    May 17, 2010
    Car:
    S65, E55TT & RR 5.0 SC
    Main dealer should your first port of call, not unofficial forum.
     
  4. OP
    OP
    bobbya35

    bobbya35 New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    May 14, 2019
    Location:
    Bristol
    Car:
    a35 AMG
    Yup taking in back to dealers.

    Sorry if is the wrong place to post was just wondering if this had been a issue with anyone else.
     
  5. Edd1968

    Edd1968 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Messages:
    1,423
    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2018
    Location:
    Highlands
    Car:
    CLK 320, CLK 55 AMG & 2 Friesian Horses!
    Welcome to the forum.
    Can't help you with the rattle but you must take it back to the dealer. :)
     
  6. John N

    John N Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Messages:
    1,493
    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2017
    Location:
    Peterborough. - (Scot on Permanent Tour!)
    Car:
    E220D 4Matic P+

    Passenger Glove Box Latch has been know to rattle in the A Class Normal/Non AMG Models, try that!

    And Welcome!
     
  7. OP
    OP
    bobbya35

    bobbya35 New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    May 14, 2019
    Location:
    Bristol
    Car:
    a35 AMG
    Will check it out !
     
  8. OP
    OP
    bobbya35

    bobbya35 New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    May 14, 2019
    Location:
    Bristol
    Car:
    a35 AMG
    Thanks! its not a real AMG ;) but ill get there!
     
  9. MrRight

    MrRight Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Messages:
    793
    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2018
    Location:
    surrey
    Car:
    S205 C63s Estate + BMW E46 M3 convertible+smart 44 brabus sport
    sometimes any little bits in the door bin compartments can rattle. worth checking that too. I once had my sunglasses in my gla 45 (not a real AMG ) rattling away in the sun glasses compartment for ages without me figuring out where the rattle was coming from ...
     
  10. OP
    OP
    bobbya35

    bobbya35 New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    May 14, 2019
    Location:
    Bristol
    Car:
    a35 AMG
    Thanks buddy, The cars brand new with no loose objects placed anywhere, It seems to be the speaker from what I can tell :/ but its driving me mad. I didn't mean any disrespect in terms of 'A real AMG' just had lots of comments from mates :)
     
    MrRight likes this.
  11. gugne

    gugne Active Member

    Messages:
    65
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2019
    Location:
    Cardiff
    Car:
    a35
    Just so you don't feel on your own, mine rattles around the drivers side vent. The screen also used to rattle but I wedged some squares of rubber behind it and cured it. I know I should take it to the dealer but I can't face the whole palava so it can wait until it needs a service.
     
  12. OP
    OP
    bobbya35

    bobbya35 New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    May 14, 2019
    Location:
    Bristol
    Car:
    a35 AMG
    Thanks Gugne,

    Yes I cant find the exact location but it does sound like the drivers side vent, door speaker or the actual door its self. I have it booked in next friday so will update you if the find the culprit. Its a shame as everything else is great but this rattle is driving me mad!
     
  13. OP
    OP
    bobbya35

    bobbya35 New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    May 14, 2019
    Location:
    Bristol
    Car:
    a35 AMG
    Hi All,

    Just an update around this issue. MB took the car in and kept it for 5 days (Got given a c43 which was fun!) explaining the issue was clamps behind the dash not correctly attached. All is good now and have finally got to around 1100 miles so will start giving it some more boot.

    Thanks
     
    fabes likes this.
  14. Tukan

    Tukan New Member

    Messages:
    12
    Joined:
    May 20, 2019
    Location:
    South Coast
    Car:
    A35 AMG
    My first post, shame it's a little bit negative. My A35 is 6 weeks old. After 2 days the switch panel in the roof fell down when closing the door. MB fixed this on the spot with a little bodge. Within the next few days the dashboard started rattling badly on the driver's side with the driver's seatbelt mounting joining in to make a symphony of rattles and buzzes! MB took the car in (after waiting 2 weeks) and fixed the problem which was an insecure air duct. The seat belt was fixed with a bit of tape and they also found the HUD was part of the orchestra. Chuffed to bits off I go but within a few days the dashboard noise is back on full volume along with two more rattles, one from passenger side and also somewhere in the middle. To add to my disappointment the engine started whistling like a steam kettle. Again had to wait 2 weeks for an appointment with a courtesy car. So, after 2 days my A35 is still at MB and my courtesy car is a large E220 diesel estate (painful!!). I'm hoping I haven't made a big mistake. Previous 2 cars were Ford Focus RS Mk3 and the Golf R that I px'd for the A35. Looking forward to getting it back soon so I can start enjoying the experience. When I get the car back I'll post what the outcome was.
     
  15. S2000Paul

    S2000Paul Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Messages:
    130
    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2017
    Location:
    Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Car:
    E63 AMG
    AMG aren't used to making little engines... :)
     
  16. gugne

    gugne Active Member

    Messages:
    65
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2019
    Location:
    Cardiff
    Car:
    a35
    My door seals have now started creaking when manoeuvring slowly over uneven ground. I've tried the Audi solution of using Gummi Pfledge on the seals but it's done bugger all. Anybody else have this and cure it?

    Oh why didn't I buy a Golf?
     
  17. Jules335

    Jules335 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Messages:
    301
    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2010
    Location:
    Berkshire
    Car:
    E53 AMG Coupe
    I can sympathise with you as I have got an E53 coupe that is only a few months old that has developed a few rattles as well. It has been back to the dealer and they managed to improve it for a few days but the rattles are back again now.

    This is the second Mercedes I have had with these issues. I previously had an SL500 which I sold in the end as the creaks and rattles got so bad.

    The E53 is a fantastic car but the rattles are getting annoying and it spoils the enjoyment of the car.

    I think it is a common fault with Mercedes. I have also had a BMW 640 which was still rattle free after nearly 4 years.
     
  18. OP
    OP
    bobbya35

    bobbya35 New Member

    Messages:
    18
    Joined:
    May 14, 2019
    Location:
    Bristol
    Car:
    a35 AMG
    And...... the rattles back (Well im not even sure that did anything to try and fix it to be honest) :/ If mercedes dont manage to fix the issue I think I might look at getting a different car. For the amount of money this is should not be an issue.
     
  19. Andy1a2b

    Andy1a2b Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Messages:
    2,066
    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2017
    Location:
    Beverley
    Car:
    C63 Edition 507 Coupe
    Funny I said “why did I sell the C63” a few weeks after I bought an R, every day is a school day ;)
     
    Wheelnut58 likes this.
  20. gugne

    gugne Active Member

    Messages:
    65
    Joined:
    Jan 16, 2019
    Location:
    Cardiff
    Car:
    a35

    I've discovered that it's not the doors creaking in against the body but in fact the windows creaking in the frames. I can make them creak just by pushing against the bottom of the window. Anybody else have this?
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.