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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 25th March 2011
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Re: Vel Satis Door Crack

Originally Posted by Neil Hodson View Post
Unfortunately i've tried the grease and it hasn't worked. Any other thoughts ?
I dont know how hard it is to take the door off but I'd aim to do that, regrease the hinges completely then put it all back together ensuring the bolts are nice & tight.

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Re: Vel Satis Door Crack

I got the door 'crack' sound on my 3.0 Vel Satis fixed by the Renault dealer who fitted a new "door check strap" - wasn't cheap but has prevented any further embarassment from the awful noise when using the driver's door!

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Re: Vel Satis Door Crack

Just check the securing plate for the check strap on the inside of the door is tightened down before buying a new one. They can loosen off with use and cause the crack sound when you open the door, tighten it down & grease it and all should be good.
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