[200q20v] Squeaky leather

hah at srv.net hah at srv.net
Tue Oct 24 17:46:00 EDT 2000

>Funny, I was just about to ask a very similar question. 
>Lately, just the drivers door panel has started to squeak.  Very
>annoying.  I have not yet taken the door panel off o investigate, but I
>was wondering if anyone had any ideas as tot he culprit, or the fix.  

The panel "should" not be squeaking against the door or internally due to 
the large number of fasteners supposed to be present around the bottom of 
the panel... But two places that I believe mine squeak are along the bottom 
edge of the panel, where it rubs on the lower door threshold molding (the 
plastic piece you step over to get into/out of the car); and the curve 
matching the instrument panel bulge for vents, where it can rub against the 
side pieces of the dash structure. Silicone spray in these locations often 
stops the squeaking, unless it's the changes in ambient temperature and 

Henry Harper
1991 200 quattro, 110k
1988 GTI 16v, 214k, driving this week because of xml class after work

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