Originally Posted by junkieball
Ok so i lock my 2011 patriot with the fob as normal as i walked away from car i hear an extremely load grinding noise. I know the car normal makes a noise when the deadlocks engage but this grinding noise is well over and above this. It sounds like it's coming from the rear nearside. Anyone had problems with their locks or any suggestions what could cause this.
It was fine yesterday the only different today i guess is the weather has started to turn and is wetter.
TSB 23-036-13 may relate to your vehicle:
Noisy Side Windows
This bulletin involves cleaning and lubricating the window to regulator attachment point.
2007-2012 (PM) Caliber
2007-2013 (MK) Compass/Patriot
NOTE: This bulletin applies to vehicles built on or before April 8, 2013 (MDH
During cycling of the side window(s) especially at full up stall, creak or squeak noises may
be heard. Condition may be intermittent due to rain and/or vehicle washing. Vehicle
owners in dusty environments may experience this issue more. Noise is caused by dust
trapped between glass and window regulator lift plate.
Please let me know if you have any further questions.