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Old 04-25-2008, 10:31 AM
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Side Mirror wind noise

I have been to the dealer twice with complaints of wind noise at around 45mph - 50 mph. First try they couldn't identify, second try they said it was from a bent bracket from sunroof area. Didn't change things.

I have now discovered the it seems to be coming from between the auto and driver side mirror as the wind travels through the gap over the arm. If I put my hand there while driving the whistling stops.

Has anyone else had this issue? The mirror looks as if it is mounted properly but I cannot believe that this is normal noise.
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Old 04-25-2008, 10:47 AM
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is it a whistle or just louder air passing?
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Hi,
It is a whistle. It starts at around 45 mph and goes away at around 52-55 mph. It is annoying as hell because about 10 minutes of my commute every morning is at 45.
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