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Old 05-15-2010, 02:52 PM
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Default How to fix rattling doors?

I have an '05 Ranger Edge. Both the driver's side and Pass side doors rattle when I hit any decent sized bump. I'm talking about the actual door itself. If I put pressure against the door, it stops. It's driving me crazy. I've looked for ways to adjust the striker and latch, but came to the conclusion that they aren't adjustable. How can I fix this? It's driving me insane. Thanks.
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Old 05-15-2010, 02:55 PM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

the striker is adjustable, but thats not your problem. the screws holding your door panel to the door are probably just loose.
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Old 05-15-2010, 03:13 PM
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the striker is adjustable, but thats not your problem. the screws holding your door panel to the door are probably just loose.
X2. if you have taken the panels off numerous times for speakers, etc. they will never be as solid as they were before. take them off and make sure everything is secured. maybe some new plastic push screws (plastic Christmas tree things) I think there are a few of them.....
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Old 05-15-2010, 03:17 PM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

I have this problem but it isn't the door panel, its the door actually rattling and hitting the striker...Will be adjusting soon.
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Old 05-15-2010, 10:14 PM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

The door panels have never been removed. Ever. Bought the truck brand new. It's definitely the door bouncing on the striker. Is there some way to adjust it that I'm not seeing? What's the procedure for adjusting the latch/striker/whatever I need to adjust? Thanks.
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Old 05-16-2010, 04:31 AM
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Ditto...^
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Old 05-16-2010, 07:28 AM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

I have the same problem! It definitly not the panel. Its the latch and striker
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Old 05-16-2010, 08:40 AM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

It's actually less of a rattle and like a clunk. I looked again at the latch and striker but there doesn't look to be any adjustments I could make.
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Old 05-22-2010, 07:28 AM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

Same problem here
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Old 05-22-2010, 08:43 AM
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It's actually less of a rattle and like a clunk. I looked again at the latch and striker but there doesn't look to be any adjustments I could make.
then your not trying. the striker will loosen up when you back the bolts out that hold it into the cab, unless the 4 door strikers are different than the 2 door versions.
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Old 05-22-2010, 09:23 AM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

Sounds more like a latch needing cleaned and greased than misalignment. I think if alignment were the issue, you would notice that while opening and closing the doors. Either way it's fixable.
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Old 08-12-2010, 07:59 PM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

same problem. gonna try that last one
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Old 08-12-2010, 08:08 PM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

mine rattles unless i slam it shut really hard then its perfectly fine
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Old 08-12-2010, 09:02 PM
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Default Re: How to fix rattling doors?

ive closed the latch with the door open and its just loose and moves back and forth a little. i jsut dont know how to tighten it
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Old 08-14-2010, 11:09 PM
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mine rattles unless i slam it shut really hard then its perfectly fine
Yours probably just needs some WD40
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