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If anyone else is experiencing a chirping noise coming from the motor area here is how I fixed mine.

Mine had been doing it since new and happened when the motor was a little above an idle it would go away when I stepped on it. I looked high and low for what was causing it and decided it had to be the rubber motor mounts. I sprayed them with Duralube spray as best I could and the noise went away 75%. I took it for a drive and it went away 100%.

There are 3 rubber mounts 2 on the sides and one at the back that isolate the engine sub-frame from the main chassis. You can access the ones on the sides by removing the front seat and lifting the rubber dust shields. The one at the back you need to get from the back.



This is a picture of one of the side mounts looking down from the top. The rubber is underneath and a little hard to get a good spray on, so a smaller can of your favorite lube would work best. If mine comes back I might try graphite spray.

I don't know about anyone else but a squeak will drive me crazy until I find it. I could be the only one with this problem, but thought I would post this so others could save time finding it if they do.

It is so much nicer to drive without that squeak!:) I keep liking this Pioneer more and more the longer I own it.
 

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I too hate squeaks and or rattles. I haven't had this one yet though, thanks Dick
 

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I haven't really heard many squeaks from mine, my door rattles if you shake it so I adjusted then it started squeaking while driving so I loosen the door back up to rattle and I don't hear it anymore no rattle driving anymore
 

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Thanks Dick,
When it warms up a bit I will try that.
 

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When I'm poking along it sounds like a chain rattling. When you apply the gas it stops. I'm ready to pull my hair out. My Pioneer has 25 miles on it.
 

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The cross bar on the front of my ROPS has a piece of slag in it or something, when I round a turn at slow speed you can hear it roll from one side to the other. I think I'm going to drill a hole in it, fill it with black silicone and go around a turn until it gets caught up in the silicone.
 

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That's a good idea. Wish I could do that to my wife's car. Sounds like a piece of slag in the top of her door. Drives me crazy...
 

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The cross bar on the front of my ROPS has a piece of slag in it or something, when I round a turn at slow speed you can hear it roll from one side to the other. I think I'm going to drill a hole in it, fill it with black silicone and go around a turn until it gets caught up in the silicone.
Probably some guy at the assembly plant playing with ya. Put a marble in it.lol
 

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lubricating it will get rid of the squeak for the moment. at least most of it.

unless the pads are really that aggressive.
 

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I had to spray lube mine a couple times but the squeek doesn't seem to be coming back anymore. Funny most machines get more squeeks over time, these seem to get less.

Don't confuse this with the rattling doors a lot of people experience, the doors have more of a rattle than a chirping squeek.
 

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When I'm poking along it sounds like a chain rattling. When you apply the gas it stops. I'm ready to pull my hair out. My Pioneer has 25 miles on it.
Mine does the same thing. Did you ever find out what your issue was? I'm afraid something is going to come apart.
 
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