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Old 07-24-2013, 05:34 AM   #1
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tailgate rattle

I have a 2012 jku with hard top. I never took the hardtop off and now it rattles alot in the tailgate area. Is there an adjustment I can try before I drive to dealer. Thanks.
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Old 07-24-2013, 06:04 AM   #2
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Tom, I don't know what tire/rim package you are running on your spare, but you might want to check the spot welds on the tailgate. Mine started letting go in the upper passenger side in the corner.

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Old 07-24-2013, 07:37 AM   #3
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You might check the heat shields. They come loose and rattle.
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I fixed it. The bottom bracket is the only adjustable thing. I moved it inward and now the tailgate is rattle free. Thanks

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Old 07-25-2013, 12:14 AM   #5
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Sorry pic allways gets flipped around
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