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Old 01-26-2014, 10:00 AM   #1
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Wind noise

Hi everyone. Just bought a pre-owned 325cic and what I could see it is in very nice condition but I missed one problem before buying. I did not get it up to any speed past 55 until drive home. I have quite load wind noise from front. Can't tell if it is the top or lower on windshield area. The front top gasket has no tears or cracks. I taped off the top seam and tested it but noise was exactly the same. Not whistling just steady wind noise. No water leaks after testing before purchase. Any ideas what it might be?
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Old 01-26-2014, 11:12 AM   #2
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Could be your windows aren't pushing against the top and need adjustment. Common issue, search for instructions to adjust the windows.

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Old 01-26-2014, 04:57 PM   #3
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If when you close the doors the windows don't close completely - then that can be your problem.




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Old 01-26-2014, 08:06 PM   #4
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I didn'thave any wind noise for a couple of years until I spent some highway time wwith the windows down and roof up.
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Old 01-26-2014, 08:34 PM   #5
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Check seals all around.

Reset the windows

Clean all seals will help minimize rattles
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