The grill that squeeks

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  1. RidersofRohan

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    I have finally tracked down the budgie that squeeks constantly as we are driving along. It is the back plate of the grill.
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    By pressing on the middle of the back plate I can make the noise but how the hell do I stop it??
    Anyone managed it or any ideas please.
     
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    With out screwing a strengthener corner to corner, try stuffing the oven gloves behind the grill pan.
     
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    Turn the radio up. (y)
     
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    We've previously wedged a little scouring sponge in for travelling... but you MUST remember to take it out before lighting up!! Worked a treat for silencing the squeak.
     
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    Interesting. How is it wedged? It feels like the back panel is making the noise by being too flimsy and flexing in the middle.
    The earlier suggestion of a stretcher plate is good except I am a little nervous about screwing through it into whatever is at the back of it. I am told it is a void but would be nice to know.
    A non invasive (but flammable) alternative might be to wedge something as you say but what against?
     
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    Not sure if our 'noise' was exactly the same as yours - it was in our previous van. But it was the burner rubbing/moving against the surrounding cabinet that made the noise, and we could just push a clean scouring sponge in and it quietened things right down. Maybe slightly different issue on your van?
     
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