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noise from dashboard

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by MnM, Dec 21, 2006.

  1. MnM

    MnM Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    just installed boss super duty today on a chevy 1500 and ther is a funny noise coming from the dash when the truck is on almost like a buzzing or rattling anyone ever experience this??
     
  2. plowboss

    plowboss Member
    Messages: 48

    dashboard rattling

    yes, we've been using only chevy and gmc trucks since 1990, every one of them from then to now has some kind of rattling or tapping niose comming from the area where the dash meets the windshield, and only when the plow is on and only noticable when on the freeway, is that an accurate description? to this day its still a mystery.
     
  3. PLM-1

    PLM-1 Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    If it's with the plow on, sometimes there is a strange noise when the air comes up over it and onto the windshield seals. Mine did it when I had a bug guard on it. My dealer says that if you add anything to the front of them that changes the way the air moves over the hood you get that noise.
     
  4. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,882

    My 2000 Silverado has a bug guard and a plow, makes no noise at all. Neither did my 94 GMC 2500. My just be a GM thing.
     
  5. Rodd1

    Rodd1 Member
    Messages: 31

    When you buy a GM bug shield it comes with tape for the weather stripping
     
  6. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    I get the same thing with or without the plow. Only driving over 50mph. Sounds like a piece of something is stuck between the windshield and the hood vents, checked like 10 times and still find nothing. It bugs me
     
  7. Rodd1

    Rodd1 Member
    Messages: 31

    When you buy a GM bug shield it comes with tape for the weather stripping
     
  8. Bad Luck

    Bad Luck Senior Member
    Messages: 741

    Check the flaps by your hood hinges. If that's not it, I have a squeeky blower motor that annoys the hell out of me. The sound comes from under the passenger side dash.

    I also have an occasion dash vibration, sounds like an air duct or wire or something is loose under there. I turn up the Bose and ignore it.
     
  9. Detroitdan

    Detroitdan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,937

    maybe its the radio, do you have a teenager who might have changed the station? The new popular music sounds like a buzzing or rattling.
     
  10. MnM

    MnM Senior Member
    Messages: 289

    it sounds like it is coming from the gauges. As soon as I go the plow installed the sound immediatly happened.
     
  11. Rcgm

    Rcgm Senior Member
    Messages: 613

    I have a noise coming from my dash but it is my speedo cable that makes the noise.Also my last truck made a noise it was the plastic around where the windshield wipers are mounted the platic cover rattled.It was becaus ethe way the air comes over the plow.I know what you are saying those little noises drive me crazy.


    RCGM
    Brad