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Anyone experience a creaky center console under the armrest...I know it's not just the armrest lid either...I lift it up and push right above the e brake and still hear it...anyone know how to lube it or apply grease anywhere to shut it up? It sucks to get it and lean and hear snap cracle pop. :mad:
 

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Does it happen when you just lean on it? I don't lean on it when I drive, but when I let my dad drive and I was a passenger, he would occasionally lean on it and it creaked.

If so, don't lean on it. Have both hands on the wheel.
 

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I was actually thinking of reinforcing mine with something like 1/4 inch aluminium (but never got around to it).
 

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Mine creaks too. It gets pretty abused if you think about it. I don't know what can be done to prevent it. Probably not much :roll:
 

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Me too!! :mad:
... but it's already replaced by VW dealer (warranty stills :D )
 

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huh...well...I did some experimenting with it this weekend and managed to quiet it down a bit. I took a grease gun (clear grease mind you...vaseline would work too) The black tray in the middle has a lip underneath it that the tray snaps into...found that applying a layer of grease to that lip and then reinstalling the tray quieted it down quite a bit. Also wiped the whole thing down with 2001 protectant, seems to have helped the other creaks too oddly enough.
 
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