Created: 01. 10. 2003
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Model: 406 Sedan From MY 2000
A creaking noise can be heard from the back of the vehicle when driving at slow speeds over uneven surfaces. The noise is most pronounced when body-flex is imposed by diagonally entering a driveway or crossing a speed hump at a 45&176; angle.
The cable operated latches for the rear backrests could be the source of the noise. The body-flex causes movement inside the locking mechanism.
Lubricate the catch and more important, the mechanism inside the latch housing. Use grease or a heavy oil.
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