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Door Latch Spring Noise


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I reworked my door latch hardware a couple of years ago- including all grommets, corn kernel on latch, foam on latch rod, etc. Had much gunk in latch mechanism as expected. After cleaning the mechanism everything worked. However when closing either door I heard and still hear the main coil spring resonate. It finally pushed me to post HELP! Anyone have this annoyance? Solutions??

CarlkkinMadCity

'74 ex-malaga 8 yr. driving restoration

4-spd, recaros, front bbk, I.E. bars+.s.exhaust. heater refurb(thanks Kieth), total motor rebuild 175 mi ago

(thanks Steve P., Jeff I.)

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beaering) grease on the spring to dampen out the sproing... or slip a little split piece of rubber vacuum hose over the spring to dampen the noise.

mike

'69 Nevada sunroof-Wolfgang-bought new
'73 Sahara sunroof-Ludwig-since '78
'91 Brillantrot 318is sunroof-Georg Friederich 
Fiat Topolini (Benito & Luigi), Renault 4CVs (Anatole, Lucky Pierre, Brigette) & Kermit, the Bugeye Sprite

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