Thin Sound When Shutting Front Doors

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Lean against crew cab rear door when filling up to see how thin. Carefully.
"Don't you lean on my ride! You must be some kind of fool to lean on my ride!"





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"Don't you lean on my ride! You must be some kind of fool to lean on my ride!"
Ouch.
On a cold windy night it is a light lean to get out of the wind.
Does not take much contact as the lower rear door is a little flexible.
I don't hug it.
 

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I just picked up a 2020 Lariat Quad Cab, and the front two doors sound like I'm hitting an empty oil drum when shutting them. It's a terrible sound and I'm really surprised at how crappy and cheap it makes the pickup seem. I paid $42k for this thing, and it sounds like a freaking Yugo.

I know I can add sound deadening such as https://tinyurl.com/yhelscny, but it seems f'n ridiculous that I would have to pay to do this and spend the time to rip the door apart. Feels like this is something that Ford missed on assembly as the rear doors don't sound like this.

Any thoughts on what I should do? Take it back to the dealer? Or will they just tell me to kick rocks?

Jay

PS - I know that the sound of the doors is typically tuned and has no benefit other than making you feel like you have something of quality.
Yes yes and YES! I noticed that immediately. And my first thought was that it sounds like a tin can!
 
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Yes yes and YES! I noticed that immediately. And my first thought was that it sounds like a tin can!
I plan on ripping the doors apart this summer and adding sound deadening, but just silly I need to do that.
 

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Hey! New here. Anyone have any updates on this? I‘ve had my truck a few weeks now and the passenger front door sounds pretty bad. I dont mind adding sound deading material if needed, just wondering if it actually works.
 

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My brother just got his Tremor Lariat this evening. Shutting the front passenger door sounds extremely “tinny“. I compared with my Tremor and mine are not as bad. My driver side doors have a very solid thud. My passenger doors have a bit of that ”tinny” sound. I can live with mine but his is extremely noticeable and the salesman agreed. He will have them check it out next week. I‘ll post any updates.
 

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I have a '21 Lariat. Same issue.

Put some Dynamat in there and now it sounds like a Mercedes when I close the door.
 

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My brother just got his Tremor Lariat this evening. Shutting the front passenger door sounds extremely “tinny“. I compared with my Tremor and mine are not as bad. My driver side doors have a very solid thud. My passenger doors have a bit of that ”tinny” sound. I can live with mine but his is extremely noticeable and the salesman agreed. He will have them check it out next week. I‘ll post any updates.
Thanks!
 

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My Ranger door closing has a more solid sound when under my carport (which has partial walls) than when it is out in the open in the driveway. Either way, this is not a problem that matters much to me. :cool:
 

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My 21 sounds the same, I will eventually get used to it or add sound deadner.
 

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I'll be making a video about how to add the Dynamat (although I tend to use Hushmat or Stinger Roadkill). I have a 2021 Tremor and it's as hollow as my mom's Hyundai Santa Fe. Sad, really. It makes potential buyers walk away when they hear a tin can door close... Ford should know this.
 

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I own a 2020 SCAB so the doors are 5” longer in length. You would think mine would be worse right? Not the case at all. They’re solid sounding and no “tinny” sound. Road noise is still higher than I would prefer so will be sound deadening doors and most of the interior so it’s more in line with what I prefer.
 

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I own a 2020 SCAB so the doors are 5” longer in length. You would think mine would be worse right? Not the case at all. They’re solid sounding and no “tinny” sound.
Our 2019 is the same. "Like a Rock"..... :surprised:

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I noticed this, I just purchased a 2021 last month, but honestly, it's not an issue. The aluminum panels on my 2016 F150 were paper thin and would flex with any pressure. At least these doors are steel. I believe this is called making a mountain out of a mole hill. But, like I said, at first, I did say out loud..."what the hell".
 

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