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Does anyone else have a rattle in your dash at around 40mph on smooth road? I have talked to the dealer and a sales person also has a new Taos and they have the exact same sound.

It's plastic not metallic.
 

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I have the same issue. I have a 2022 Taos and I have TWO rattles that are driving me crazy. ONE is the top center grill. It's hard plastic and vibrates. I've noticed that when I press on it while driving, the rattle stops. Does anyone know of a remedy for this?

The SECOND one is more of a mystery. It's a subtle, soft plastic rattle that seems to be coming from the passenger side air vent. It rattles every time I hit bumps or non-smooth sections of the road. Any thing that vibrates the car. I've tried adjusting the vent directional panel, but no help. I have noticed that if I open the glove compartment, the noise is reduced. Not completely, but a little.

Does anyone have a fix for this??? It's driving me crazy!
 

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I have the same issue. I have a 2022 Taos and I have TWO rattles that are driving me crazy. ONE is the top center grill. It's hard plastic and vibrates. I've noticed that when I press on it while driving, the rattle stops. Does anyone know of a remedy for this?

The SECOND one is more of a mystery. It's a subtle, soft plastic rattle that seems to be coming from the passenger side air vent. It rattles every time I hit bumps or non-smooth sections of the road. Any thing that vibrates the car. I've tried adjusting the vent directional panel, but no help. I have noticed that if I open the glove compartment, the noise is reduced. Not completely, but a little.

Does anyone have a fix for this??? It's driving me crazy!
See my post #2 above. I actually made a little stack of double-sided sticky pads to fit between the underside of the grill (the solid part) and the dash below. Made it just a little higher so it would stick to both and compress a little when the grill was reinstalled. Works great.
To remove the grill, pry up gently at one of the front corners. Slide the pry tool sideways so you get the whole front released and the sides should follow. Pull towards you to release the two hooks at the back (closest to the windshield).
 

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My favorite rattle was in my alltrack. It would buzz from 2100-2700 rpm, only under throttle and only uphill.

Dealer was able to reproduce it and they were prepared to pull the entire dash assembly when they noticed that a bolt in the engine bay was missing. So when uphill under load the engine was rotating just enough to cause a vibration at that resonance frequency. One 50 cent bolt later,buzzing gone.
 

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My favorite rattle was in my alltrack. It would buzz from 2100-2700 rpm, only under throttle and only uphill.

Dealer was able to reproduce it and they were prepared to pull the entire dash assembly when they noticed that a bolt in the engine bay was missing. So when uphill under load the engine was rotating just enough to cause a vibration at that resonance frequency. One 50 cent bolt later,buzzing gone.
My most annoying was in my... Corrado G60! :) The rear view mirror would vibrate so much it was hard to get a good image of what was behind you. The previous owner even had a bead of what looked like wood glue around where the mirror glass met the frame.
Of course, it turned out to be motor mounts. A new set and it was smooth as glass (for a while!).
 

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My most annoying was in my... Corrado G60! :) The rear view mirror would vibrate so much it was hard to get a good image of what was behind you. The previous owner even had a bead of what looked like wood glue around where the mirror glass met the frame.
Of course, it turned out to be motor mounts. A new set and it was smooth as glass (for a while!).
My Corrado had a bad noise within the first year of ownership. Turned out to be a cracked G-lader and they replaced the supercharger. I didn’t really notice a performance issue due to the crack, but they knew what to look for because some of them had a defect. That was in 1991.
 

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My rattle is coming from the SOS panel between driver / passenger on the interior roof of the car. Seems like a simple fix now that I’ve isolated it. When I hold it tight, manually, the rattle goes away. Bringing it in next week for repair.
 
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