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Rattle under driver's side dash. Anyone else experience this?

Over the summer it only happened when the interior was hot from sitting in the sun all day. Once the AC cooled it down the rattle would go away. Now that it's cool out it's happening when the interior warms up from the heat.

I haven't looked for the culprit yet but it sounds like a loose wire tapping against something. Just seeing if you guys have heard of this before and can point me in the right direction immediately.
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I have noticed a kind of tapping/clicking sound recently...I cant tell if its up under my dash, or in the front end somewhere, but it does seem to be on the drivers side.....started about a week ago...or thats when I first noticed it anyway. I can only hear it if the radio is not on, it occurs in road changes like small bumps and things...not sure where to even begin. This sound similar to yours?

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I have noticed a kind of tapping/clicking sound recently...I cant tell if its up under my dash, or in the front end somewhere, but it does seem to be on the drivers side.....started about a week ago...or thats when I first noticed it anyway. I can only hear it if the radio is not on, it occurs in road changes like small bumps and things...not sure where to even begin. This sound similar to yours?
Yes but mine is clearly inside the cabin in/under the dash somewhere.
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I think I found the source. You're looking at the ebrake cable and where it is attached via plastic clip to a metal bracket. It's not snug and subject to rattle. I'll wrap it in duck tape when I get home and see if it goes away.

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Yes I had the rattle too. I kicked that area a few times and it went away <---- true story.
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i don't know. i can't hear anything over the exhaust and my tires when i turn the radio down

i like 1stNissan's remedy though
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i don't know. i can't hear anything over the exhaust and my tires when i turn the radio down

i like 1stNissan's remedy though
how those wheels/tires working out for you?
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