Has anyone that has worked on this rattle then had the issue of hd going in and out and stations at times r fuzzy? Dealership worked on speaker rattle and done hard reset but now the above is my issue?
I Cant get dealerships to do squat... they havent fixed my speaker rattle-said they did but only put a little foam tape there-messed up my HD in the process. i havent felt the cvt surging lately so hard reset must b buying me time til they do software/hardware update. The ones trying to or NOT trying to fix r my 2 local dealerships... i have contacted honda corp.
Any luck after you contacted Honda Corp? I have the same problem.
Took my car to 3 service centers already. All say that its a normal thing and i should not expect too much as the speakers are of cheap quality.
Tried to get in touch with Honda, but no luck.
I took my car back to the dealer yesterday for the sub rattle fix. The service foreman said the most effective fix involved wedging a thick piece of foam in the center of the deck to put pressure on the plastic shelf. They also wedged foam between the third brake light above and below it, and placed foam under all the cables that run through all the cut out holes in the back deck. They told me they had to remove the seat back and seat bottom of the rear seat and they removed the entire package shelf. They placed felt tape all over the edges of the shelf.
The rattle is 90% gone. The funny thing is that the stereo doesn't sound as loud without the obnoxious shelf vibration. But it is sublimely clear and powerful.
In the last three Honda leases I've had, Best Buy installed component speakers in the front and back, an Alpine R-12 subwoofer in the trunk, all powered by huge amplifiers.
This new Civic stereo sounds good enough to stay stock. I'm so happy to have my trunk back.
UPDATE: A few days after the service appointment, I am still noticing the sub rattle, but overall about 80-90% less than from factory. I'm going to investigate some myself this weekend and either attempt to isolate and fix it myself or return to the dealer next week.