Today, I heard a loud pop come from my 2012 wrangler altitude. I was driving at a steady speed with the windows up. The sound came from inside the cabin near the passenger seat. As soon as I heard it, I turned my head in that direction.
07-02-2013 09:21 AM
How fat was the chick sitting it the seat?
07-02-2013 09:23 AM
It could be the seat adjustment wasn't completely locked in place.
07-02-2013 09:25 AM
It was loud, like someone taking a knife and popping an empty 2 liter soda bottle. Could the seat adjustment do that?
07-02-2013 09:43 AM
07-02-2013 09:49 AM
Possibly speakers but it did sound like it came from the passenger seat somewhere and I only heard it once. My husband heard it once also.
07-02-2013 09:54 AM
Auto Door Locks?
07-02-2013 09:55 AM
Maybe a rock hit the undercarriage?
07-02-2013 10:45 AM
Those pesky gremlins are playing again.
07-02-2013 10:55 AM
It definitely came from inside the cabin somewhere in the vacinity of the passenger seat.
My husband also heard it. He had the windows down so the sound was not as loud for him as it was for me. I had the windows rolled up.
07-02-2013 11:10 AM
Did you throw a weight from a tire? It sounds like it is like a large rock hitting the car. Every once and a while the stick on ones will pop off and it scared the hell out of me when it happened to me lol.
07-02-2013 11:13 AM
Window regulator. Watch the ones on that side, they should fail soon.
07-02-2013 11:39 AM
I've heard this sound a few times too, it sounds like a rock smacking the windshield hard but I never see the rock and no chips appear on the windshield. It's confusing when it happens.
07-02-2013 11:49 AM
Someone mentioned seat adjustment to me. I did some "googling" and found an old service bulletin for 99-04 Cherokees that said "customer may experience popping sound coming from the area of either front seat frame."
Wondering if this could also be an issue with some JKs
The suggested repair is to take to dealership and have the parts of the seat track lubricated.
I'll keep listening for this noise and see if that might be my problem.
07-02-2013 02:39 PM
This thread is a good example of a first-world problem lol.
07-02-2013 04:03 PM
What you can do is get white lithium grease and treat the seat tracks. That's all the dealer will do and it will save you a trip.