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I have a 2012 that had the dash rattle on day one. At 12,000 miles i hit a deer and caused $5,000 worth of damage to the nose.

Now, for the past 10,000 miles, it has been rattle free...
Moral of the story, hitting a deer fixs dash rattles!!!

Mine has a build date of 12/11 and never had a dash rattle.
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Moral of the story, hitting a deer fixs dash rattles!!!

Mine has a build date of 12/11 and never had a dash rattle.
My dealership has more deer on order.

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i nearly hit a cow not long ago, but i doubt that would have been helpful for anyone concerned


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i nearly hit a cow not long ago, but i doubt that would have been helpful for anyone concerned
Cows are for the door squeak.

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Do you know anyone that has has this repair done? Does is work? The squeaks in my dash are driving me crazy
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My dealer fixed it on the second try.Problem was @ the passengers side @ base of windshield .Quote from my work order" Removed Glove box assembly.Added foam shim to leading edge of passengers side crash pad near edge of A pillar assembly.Upon inspection found leading edge of crash pad was intermittently rattling on support frame". They charged Kia Canada 1 hour labour.Dealer had to repeat process a week later as the tape shifted.Hope this helps all with Dashboard rattle.Now if I could just get that passengers seat higher
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good to know, thanks ^^


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just got back from a week away and rented a rio lx 2014, and guess what... DASH RATTLE!!!! Are they ever going to fix this?!?!?!?!?
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you know what they say, if it aint broke, don't fix... wait a second


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I have a March build 2013 Rio SX Sedan with UVO @7300KMS with a dashboard rattle that is driving me crazy! I Just came from renting a July 2013 Rio 5 LX+ With 12400KMS with the same problem.Anyone else have this most annoying issue? I know that KIA issued a TSB on the 2012 models for dash rattles but the 2013 are supposted to be fixed.My selling dealer isn't aware of anyone else with this problem.
Seems to me is should be covered by the bumper to bumper warranty. If not, then, I think all of the dash pieces pop out with a bit of finesse . Id pop them out and put some thin layers of rubber strips in places that you see might be causing the rubbing effect of the pieces. Do it in such a way that they cant be seen from the exterior . I did this once with a car I owned...a 1995 Chrysler LeBaron I think it was...and solved it. Trouble with plastic dashes is that there is expansion and contraction and sometimes not good fit n finish. But ive got to say that my 2014 Kia Rio 5 is as tight as can be with no rattles inside or out. But it would drive me crazy too.
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