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Re: Cracking noise when opening/closing doors
To those of you suffering the check strap clicking, I remedied mine by spraying wd40 on the strap and particularly the rollers where the strap enters the door void. Thereafter, I worked the door back and forth giving additional squirts of wd40 periodically. Eventually the rollers freed and the mechanism ran smoothly. Then I applied clean lubricating
to the mechanism to preserve lubrication. Since then I lubricate the mechanisms with a few drops of
The process has so far been successful with no recurrence on the four Renaults I have had over the years.
Hope this helps.
Currently in Big Dav's garage:
2010 Renault Espace 2.0dci