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Date Registered: 01-2013
TOTAL POSTS: 20
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Rear seats knock / rattle


My T31 has developed a knocking noise coming from the rear seats. It is clearly coming from the "pull up pin / lock" holding the back seat in place (i.e. the lock you pull up to pull the seats forward to access the boot).

There are several positions one can lock in the pin to adjust back seat position. Clearly the pin seems to be loose causing the whole seat to vibrate when hitting road bumps. When i pull down the seats completely this doesn't happen.

Anyone ever experienced this? Any remedy ideas? I tried taping around the pin to create a tighter lock in place but to no avail.

Thanks!

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Kurt
2008 X-Trail T31 S1, 2.0 dci - Manual.
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Date Registered: 10-2010
Location: Bathurst, NSW
TOTAL POSTS: 137
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Re: Rear seats knock / rattle


Hi Kurt,

Yes I've noticed the same, but only on the passenger side. Generally I've found that the pin loosens up so tightening that definitely helps. I have tried laying the seat back a bit, which also helps and lastly if you can get someone to sit in the seat all the time then that completely fixes the problem (haha).

It can be very annoying and at times quite loud.

I must admit though that I haven't noticed it recently and I haven't done anything to permanently rectify so it's either fixed itself or I've either become accustomed to it or the stereo is drowning it out.

Allan

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Date Registered: 01-2013
TOTAL POSTS: 20
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Yes passenger side seems to be more prominent, probably due to the passenger side being 2/3 of the rear seat, hence more weight.

Indeed with passengers at the back the xtrail is rattle free haha.

Really annoying though! emoticon

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2008 X-Trail T31 S1, 2.0 dci - Manual.
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Date Registered: 09-2012
Location: Brisbane
TOTAL POSTS: 305
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Had it once, but was caused by the seat not being put back into position properly.

Rather than padding out the pin, can you add some insulation to the holes in the bracket?

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