Drivers Seat Slight Clunk

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Dapa
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Drivers Seat Slight Clunk

Post by Dapa » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:23 pm

It seems to be more so when you have to pull away from a standing start.

The car is 8 months old and 15,500 miles, surely this can't be normal.

Thoughts?

DP
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AdieMcc
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Re: Drivers Seat Slight Clunk

Post by AdieMcc » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:52 pm

Are you sure it’s not coming from the break pads ?
My passenger seat was creaking when I went round corners, so I got the wd40 out and sprayed the rails what the seat sits on and the noise is gone now.
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Dapa
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Re: Drivers Seat Slight Clunk

Post by Dapa » Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:58 pm

It only appears when pulling away, it is also heard if car is stationery and sit in the drivers seat and move about.
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stuarttaylor
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Re: Drivers Seat Slight Clunk

Post by stuarttaylor » Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:43 am

I have same issue, when pulling away or braking, there is a creak/clunk which I feel on my left side just above ass level. Have tried moving seat to different positions, same. Annoying, feels like something needs tightened but I cant figure out what. Will get dealer to check when next service due.


Dapa
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Re: Drivers Seat Slight Clunk

Post by Dapa » Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:35 pm

This is getting really annoying, are the dealers aware that this is an issue?
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MrT2016
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Re: Drivers Seat Slight Clunk

Post by MrT2016 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:41 pm

I'm having the same problem, when you pull away the seat makes a knocking noise, i think it's coming from the pivot point of the seat but I don't know how you would fix that.


Dapa
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Re: Drivers Seat Slight Clunk

Post by Dapa » Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:57 am

Got the car going into the dealers to have a look at this issue, they advised they may have to contact VX to confirm it is covered under warranty and if not I would be liable.

Surely it should be, the car is only 9 months old.

Opinions please.
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