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Every time i grab my shifter it makes creaking and popping noises. The rest of the car is silent and solid, but the shift knob feeds cheep and feels like it isnt put together right.

Does anyone else have issues where the shifter makes noise evertyime you grab it? It sounds like the plastic is rubbing together or popping out.
 

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Every time i grab my shifter it makes creaking and popping noises. The rest of the car is silent and solid, but the shift knob feeds cheep and feels like it isnt put together right.

Does anyone else have issues where the shifter makes noise evertyime you grab it? It sounds like the plastic is rubbing together or popping out.
You have a bumper to bumper warranty, why bring it in and let the experts figure it out?
 

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Every time i grab my shifter it makes creaking and popping noises. The rest of the car is silent and solid, but the shift knob feeds cheep and feels like it isnt put together right.

Does anyone else have issues where the shifter makes noise evertyime you grab it? It sounds like the plastic is rubbing together or popping out.
No, something is wrong there. Mine feels solid and quiet. Get the dealer to look at it.
 

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You have a bumper to bumper warranty, why bring it in and let the experts figure it out?
I already have an appointment setup for Thursday. Just wanted to temper my expectations based on feedback from others. It seemed odd to me given how quiet and solid the rest of the car feels. The shifter knob (plastic jewel on top i suspect) just rubs/creaks making it feel cheap every time i grab it.
 

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Well technician acts like I'm crazy and doesn't think they can fix it or even cure the problem replacing it. To me it sounds like the plastic jewel on top moving/rubbing/creaking. Sounds like it needs some felt or something under it. Has that plastic on plastic sound.

Sad to think a 40k car which is solid everywhere else would have such a cheap feel in this aspect.
 

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Their final conclusion was that it was stiff trim and it should go away within a month or so - we shall see.
 

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I have never heard a sound from my shifter or shift knob (2017 Premier). The shift knob feels solid since day 1. Are there still Volt advisors?

I like my service dealer a lot, but when I called about my gen 1 for the wind buffet fix, they initially said no. I called the Volt advisor, and about an hour later got calls back from both the advisor and the dealer to schedule the work at no cost. BTW as others reported, the gen 1 wind buffet fix was amazing.
 

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Sorry to resurrect this thread, but for anyone else with this issue I had mine (mostly) fixed under warranty. It's definitely a QC problem, but fortunately the dealer took care of it. So now the "pop" is fixed, but there is still some "movement" of the shifter knob... me thinks over time the sound could come back.
 
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