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Just purchased this vehicle used.

I'm kind of freaking out a bit because there might be issues already. Today after hitting a bit of a rough patch of road, things started squeaking in the back and the front dash is now squeaking a bit. The best I can pinpoint is around the screen. Also, does anyone else have a bit of a time with the seat belt adjuster? I was able to move it when I doing the test drive and now it's not budging.

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Just purchased this vehicle used.

I'm kind of freaking out a bit because there might be issues already. Today after hitting a bit of a rough patch of road, things started squeaking in the back and the front dash is now squeaking a bit. The best I can pinpoint is around the screen. Also, does anyone else have a bit of a time with the seat belt adjuster? I was able to move it when I doing the test drive and now it's not budging.

Thank you!
Hello. Don't freak out yet. I bought a new 2019 and love it. No squeaks or raddles. Maybe I'm just lucky, but I do know this....squeaks/raddles can come from the darndest things. Rarely are they a sign of a serious problem, just an annoyance.

I have had two incidents with squeaks from a brand-new car. One was a late 70's Chevy. I took it to the dealership to get it fixed. They took the entire dash out trying to fix it. It did not work. It made me mad but I didn't want them to do that agian....that might actually end up doing more harm than good so I let it go. But guess what, after about a month, it went away on its own.

The other time was with a Honda Accord. This time I fixed it on my own. Don't ask me how I figured it out other than it seemed like it was coming from the windshield. Of course, that made no sense. Long story short...it was the chrome trim rubbing on the windshield, through trial and error I found the right spot and fixed it by sticking a thin piece of plastic under the chrome trim.

The point is. This can come from anywhere and sometimes it is not even worth the effort to find it.

You are kind of like me. You buy something and you want it to be perfect....nothing wrong with that.

As far as the seatbelt adjustment goes. It's hard to say. I am assuming you mean lengthening the belt to easily fit it over your body. The one thing I do know about that....if you pull too fast, it will lock up as it is designed to do. Pull slowly and it should work.....if not, there may be a problem. Even then, it's probably an easy fix, there is simply not that much to it. Without putting any tension on it, try hitting it with your fist....lol. It may just be stuck on an internal gear. It just needs to be shaken up.

I don't know how much I helped or not helped, but if these are the only two complaints you have with a used car.... It's not that bad, believe me, I have seen far worse.
 

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Hello. Don't freak out yet. I bought a new 2019 and love it. No squeaks or raddles. Maybe I'm just lucky, but I do know this....squeaks/raddles can come from the darndest things. Rarely are they a sign of a serious problem, just an annoyance.

I have had two incidents with squeaks from a brand-new car. One was a late 70's Chevy. I took it to the dealership to get it fixed. They took the entire dash out trying to fix it. It did not work. It made me mad but I didn't want them to do that agian....that might actually end up doing more harm than good so I let it go. But guess what, after about a month, it went away on its own.

The other time was with a Honda Accord. This time I fixed it on my own. Don't ask me how I figured it out other than it seemed like it was coming from the windshield. Of course, that made no sense. Long story short...it was the chrome trim rubbing on the windshield, through trial and error I found the right spot and fixed it by sticking a thin piece of plastic under the chrome trim.

The point is. This can come from anywhere and sometimes it is not even worth the effort to find it.

You are kind of like me. You buy something and you want it to be perfect....nothing wrong with that.

As far as the seatbelt adjustment goes. It's hard to say. I am assuming you mean lengthening the belt to easily fit it over your body. The one thing I do know about that....if you pull too fast, it will lock up as it is designed to do. Pull slowly and it should work.....if not, there may be a problem. Even then, it's probably an easy fix, there is simply not that much to it. Without putting any tension on it, try hitting it with your fist....lol. It may just be stuck on an internal gear. It just needs to be shaken up.

I don't know how much I helped or not helped, but if these are the only two complaints you have with a used car.... It's not that bad, believe me, I have seen far worse.


Thank you so much for your reply.
I'm sure it will be trial and error. As far as the seat belt, it's the thing at the top of the seat belt that you push and can pull up or down. I'm pushing, but it won't budge.
 

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"As far as the seat belt, it's the thing at the top of the seat belt that you push and can pull up or down. I'm pushing, but it won't budge."

This is kind of funny. Until you explained exactly what you were talking about, I had no idea that was a thing/adjustment that you could make, So I went and tried it. Just like you, it worked perfectly the first time I tried it....and just like you, when I tried it again it did not work....WTH.....thanks dude for helping me mess up my seat belts.....lol.
Now I don't know if this is why you are having a problem.......I did get it to work again, but only after I realized you need to both squeeze the tabs and pull out at the same time for it to work. It was the pulling out that I wasn't doing.
I hope it's something as simple as that for you as well.
 

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"As far as the seat belt, it's the thing at the top of the seat belt that you push and can pull up or down. I'm pushing, but it won't budge."

This is kind of funny. Until you explained exactly what you were talking about, I had no idea that was a thing/adjustment that you could make, So I went and tried it. Just like you, it worked perfectly the first time I tried it....and just like you, when I tried it again it did not work....WTH.....thanks dude for helping me mess up my seat belts.....lol.
Now I don't know if this is why you are having a problem.......I did get it to work again, but only after I realized you need to both squeeze the tabs and pull out at the same time for it to work. It was the pulling out that I wasn't doing.
I hope it's something as simple as that for you as well.
Thank you!! The seatbelt thing worked!!! Now, I have to figure out the chirp in the front. I'm fearing some sort of belt. Fingers-crossed it's covered on the extended warantee.
 
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