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Constant Creaking from Doors, Windows and Trim

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#21 OFFLINE   DaveofDurham

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Posted 30 September 2014 - 08:41 PM

I, too, have this issue. When I explained to the dealership that my car sounds like an old pirate ship they didn't know wtf to do about it. Unfortunately, they couldn't fix it before my warranty ran out. Bummer.


If you brought it to the dealer when the warranty was still in effect they need to keep working on it - doesn't matter that you are past warranty now.







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#22 OFFLINE   FordService

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Posted 01 October 2014 - 11:29 AM

My creaking has gotten worse over the last few months.. Really sounds like the windshield is about to pop out... It's embarrassing when others ride in my car.. So we are off to the service department this Friday...

 

 

I, too, have this issue.  When I explained to the dealership that my car sounds like an old pirate ship they didn't know wtf to do about it.  Unfortunately, they couldn't fix it before my warranty ran out.  Bummer.

 

Hi folks,

 

Don't forget that I'm here to help. If you've already had your dealership check this out, send me a PM with your details so I can research ways to assist. In your message, please include your full name, best daytime phone number, VIN, current mileage, and servicing dealership.

 

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#23 OFFLINE   bigalpha

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Posted 01 October 2014 - 04:58 PM

Hi folks,

 

Don't forget that I'm here to help. If you've already had your dealership check this out, send me a PM with your details so I can research ways to assist. In your message, please include your full name, best daytime phone number, VIN, current mileage, and servicing dealership.

 

Crystal

 

Tried to PM you but it said you cannot accept new messages at this time.



#24 OFFLINE   DaveofDurham

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Posted 01 October 2014 - 06:27 PM

Tried to PM you but it said you cannot accept new messages at this time.

 

+1   -  I just experienced the same problem.



#25 OFFLINE   FordService

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Posted 02 October 2014 - 09:42 AM

Tried to PM you but it said you cannot accept new messages at this time.

 

 

+1   -  I just experienced the same problem.

 

 

Hmm, that's unusual. I'm still getting messages from other folks, so maybe give it another shot? If you're still running into problems sending me a PM, you can always contact our Customer Relationship Center at 1-800-392-3673; they can provide the same assistance that I can.

 

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#26 OFFLINE   bigalpha

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Posted 02 October 2014 - 09:46 AM

Hmm, that's unusual. I'm still getting messages from other folks, so maybe give it another shot? If you're still running into problems sending me a PM, you can always contact our Customer Relationship Center at 1-800-392-3673; they can provide the same assistance that I can.

 

Crystal

 

Just tried resending the PM and it looks like it went through. Thanks!



#27 OFFLINE   DaveofDurham

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Posted 02 October 2014 - 10:36 AM

Just tried resending the PM and it looks like it went through. Thanks!


+1 for me again. Just sent a PM from my phone and it went through.

#28 OFFLINE   cmax-nynj

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Posted 23 August 2015 - 05:53 PM

PROBLEM SOLVED!!!!!  I used nothing more than WD-40.

 

I had window creaking issues from a few months ago and never found a solution.   Having the windows down a bit would solve the issue but it was annoying.   I took a look today and decided to spray the metal with WD-40 where the fuzzy door rubber meets when closing the door.  Car is quiet as a vault now.  I was going to trade the car in last week.......!!!!!  This may not be a permanent solution but it's good enough for now.  My brain is relieved when driving.



#29 OFFLINE   Zathrus

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Posted 23 August 2015 - 07:31 PM

Please note that WD-40 is a petroleum based product that can attack rubber door trim.  I recommend using a non-petroleum based silicon spray to eliminate creaking issue (it worked for me).


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#30 OFFLINE   cmax-nynj

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Posted 23 August 2015 - 07:42 PM

I wonder if waxing the metal where the rubber touches would help....



#31 OFFLINE   rjam

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 05:23 PM

I had the same issue and it drove me nuts. My CMAX went in for an oil change and the dealership found the rear main seal was leaking ( that is a benefit for dealer service if they, as Kendall Ford in Eugene Or has). To do the repair the engine and trans mission are removed. after the car was repaired i have not heard any niose whatsoever. seems maybe its caused by a shim or maybe the torque on a bolt.
Not the way to get rid of a noise but seems I was looking in vain at all the wrong causes. wish you well. it is a big deal!

#32 OFFLINE   HotPotato

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Posted 04 May 2017 - 10:35 AM

Hate to revive an ancient thread but....has anyone figured out a lasting solution for this? Silicon spray worked once, for one day, and has been of no use since.



#33 OFFLINE   markd

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Posted 04 May 2017 - 11:13 AM

Try white lithium grease.

#34 OFFLINE   markd

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Posted 04 May 2017 - 11:13 AM

Double post.

Edited by markd, 04 May 2017 - 11:14 AM.


#35 OFFLINE   Blodg1

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Posted 08 May 2017 - 03:44 PM

I also had this creaking issue and it was driving me nuts.  I just got the car back from Ford after completing the door latch recall and all creaking has stopped.  I believe the latches are not holding the strikers tight enough.  Lubricating the trim is just treating a symptom.



#36 OFFLINE   Wizzurp

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Posted 15 June 2017 - 06:29 PM

Interesting, can anyone else confirm this? It makes sense if the strikers or latch were poorly clearanced/didn't allow a tight immobile seal. This is the single most annoying part of owning my car for me.






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