Last year my 2 front doors started creaking when opened. It was very
noisy and sounded really rough. It was due to be serviced and I mentioned it
to the dealer when it went in.
On collection, they were fine. I asked whether there was a special
grease that I could buy so that I could do it myself if and when it dried up
again and began creaking. The service manager smiled and said that they just
This last summer, the creaking returned and although I first greased the
metal part of the check strap it continued. Cleaned off any visible grease
and applied oil. NOTHING HAPPENED - IT STILL CREAKED. I have not dismantled
or loosened anything other than the waterproof boot to try and get the oil
further in. It is still creaking.
Have I (and the garage) washed away the grease/lubricant or is oil the
right thing to use. It there any way of getting to the problem without
dismantling the inner trim (which I am loath to do - or is it not difficult
to remove it?)
Help, it is really noisy now particularly when it is warm. Any easy
Thanks in anticipation,
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