Date: 1 Aug 2001 05:36:02 -0700
From: pthompsonnopsamoptical.com (Peter Thompson)
Subject: Re: Noisy dashboard(!)


dhinznopsamh.execpc.com (Dave Hinz) wrote in message news:<3b66dda5$0$18886$272ea4a1nopsam.execpc.com>... > Peter Thompson (pthompsonnopsamoptical.com) wrote: > (snip) > : The location of the noise is not easy to pinpoint although > : pushing the area of the console where the CD player is located does > : stop it. > > My '88 900T did the same kind of thing - rather than try to find > the exact location of the noise, what I did was to isolate it somewhat, > as you have done, and then I sprayed a silicone lubricant into all > the joints I could get at (sparingly; don't flood the darn thing), and > the noise goes away for 3 or 4 years at a time. > > Worth a "shot", anyway... if I was going to do it again, I think I'd > use a dry lubricant rather than silicone, though. Thanks for the suggestion. Perhaps I might try graphite (i.e. pencil lead) as a 'dry' lubricant. best, Pete

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