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      04-10-2011, 04:36 PM   #1
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irrating noise

hi all, i have a bmw 320d m sport facelift model 2 years old, and when you are driving with all windows closed u hear a an irritating noise coming from the windows or doors more like squeaking noise, and as soon as you pull the windows a little down it stop or the noise is little. have you ever experieced this noise , what is the remedy for it please any help!!!!!!
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      04-11-2011, 07:58 AM   #2
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any help please
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      04-11-2011, 08:06 AM   #3
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gummi pfledge will fix it.
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      04-11-2011, 08:20 AM   #4
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thanks for the reply, what is that please?
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      04-11-2011, 08:21 AM   #5
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is it a common noise on the e90 s?
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      04-11-2011, 08:25 AM   #6
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apply it to the rubber trim on the door
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      04-11-2011, 08:39 AM   #7
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is it a common noise on the e90 s?
Check this out but go right to the end to get the answer.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...hlight=rubbers

In my case it was the bit that sticks up from the door seals and was caused by the shampoo the Stealer used when washing the car
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      04-11-2011, 12:58 PM   #8
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so what do i need to do to solve the problem.
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      04-11-2011, 02:19 PM   #9
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so what do i need to do to solve the problem.
I sorted mine by putting Carbaflo on the felt strip.

http://www.rimmerbros.co.uk/Item--i-CYK100070

However any sort of lubricant may work. The important thing for me was to identify that the noise wasn't coming from the rubber seals but the felt strip.

My car was so bad that i could barely drive it and now I spray on the Carbaflo once a month and it's sorted.
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      04-12-2011, 05:24 AM   #10
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so what do bmw dealers do for this problem?
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so what do bmw dealers do for this problem?
They stick clear teflon tape to the bodywork where it touches the felt strip. this works until they wash your car with shampoo containing wax and then the creaking starts.
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http://www.einszett.co.uk/Gummi-Pflege.php

apply it to the rubber trim on the door
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Or try KY jelly.
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      04-13-2011, 05:26 AM   #13
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will silicone spay solve the problem, i am looking for something to last not something which after a wash you need to apply again
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      04-13-2011, 07:00 AM   #14
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Dont use a silicon spray. it will only make the problem worse
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      04-13-2011, 08:28 AM   #15
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will silicone spay solve the problem, i am looking for something to last not something which after a wash you need to apply again
Buy an Audi

Seriously though I have not found a permanent solution

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Taken from another forum, not my solution

"Ignore the window and surrounding frame/seal - open the door and see the 'felt' seal at the inside top of the frame - this touches the black metal that runs the length of the roof......smear a small amount of vaseline or similar on the black metal where the felt touches...........sorted!!"

Credit to the original poster.
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      04-18-2011, 05:42 AM   #17
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hi all , i did some Mothers Protectant to all the door and window seal an now it is very quite, hope it lasts for a few days!
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Buy an Audi
Not a solution unfortunately. I had this with my A3, the dealer was aware of the problem and BMW suggested products were used by Audi to 'fix' the problem.
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Not a solution unfortunately. I had this with my A3, the dealer was aware of the problem and BMW suggested products were used by Audi to 'fix' the problem.
They all seem to be as bad as each other. My Saab had the same problem. Although having said that I have never heard a squeak from my VW Touran door rubbers.
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      04-21-2011, 05:27 AM   #20
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what do the bmw dealers use when they have these complains.
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...and I've now got this on my car after using some spray wax. How bloody annoying!

Rather than bugger about with products I'm wondering if some washing up liquid (strips wax and degreases) on the affected areas might do the trick.

:edit:

After reading the link above it appears I may be on the right track.

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