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81-133 track cleaner rattles in the track

A quick learner from USA says:
I recently replaced the rollers on my 40 year old sliding glass door with this part: Sliding Door Roller, Alcan Product Code: 81-133. The nylon track cleaner rattles, making quite a bit of noise. Is this normal? What should I look for if this is not normal? Thank you.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
Give your track a spray of silicone and that should stop the rattling. We like silicone spray over oil since it doesn't attract dust or debris.
A quick learner says:
Thank you for the response. We'll give it a "shot". Loving the wheels!
A quick learner says:
The silicone spray did not resolve the issue.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
I'm sorry to hear it didn't work. The only other option I can think of is to remove the nylon track cleaner.
A quick learner says:
I presume that I will have to reverse the installation process by removing the bottom rail. How difficult is it to remove the track cleaner?
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
It's not difficult. You would just need to remove the adjusting screw so the cleaner drops out of housing.
A quick learner says:
Excellent. Thanks so much for your assistance - hope you have a happy and safe holiday.
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Paul from SWISCO responded:
You too!
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