Originally Posted by f30jprad
The noise may be coming from the bottom of the instrument cluster. Slip a credit card (or 2) side-by-side under the cluster itself and see if the rattling goes away. If it does, you need to remove the cluster and felt the bottom of the cluster and its contact points along the lower cluster frame.
I took a piece of electrical tape and cut it to half width with an xacto knife, then ran it along the bottom in such a way that it can't be easily seen, temporary solution until I have a chance to pull it out and felt the bottom, but yes that's real.