Passenger Door not thunking

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meandraft
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Passenger Door not thunking

Post by meandraft » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:19 am

Something has bugged me for a while now. My passenger door doesn't close with a "thunk" like the other doors, it sounds very "tinny". As I've had so much time on my hands recently I thought it was time to investigate. Armed with the diagram on how to remove the door panel, downloaded from the F Pace Forum, I located all the necessary screws to reveal this;

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I then removed the bass speaker and peered inside to reveal this;

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The bar you see going across the door panel hadn't been bonded properly so vibrated when the door was closed creating the tinny sound I'd experienced. I wedged a screwdriver between the two and squirted in some black silicon sealant and removed the screwdriver. Result! The door now closes with a thunk😁
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Re: Passenger Door not thunking

Post by 6agne » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:55 pm

:o

I wish I could do such things myself... from my experience I usually break stuff so I shouldn't try this :D
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Re: Passenger Door not thunking

Post by Bob a » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:26 am

Well done. I wonder how long it would have taken JLR to suss this one out.
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Re: Passenger Door not thunking

Post by meandraft » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:11 am

They would probably have said "you get that sometimes sir" then charged you £200 for the privilege.
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Re: Passenger Door not thunking

Post by KeithL » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:44 am

"It's a characteristic" is, I think, Jaguar's technical term for such issues.
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