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Old 12-31-2012, 08:32 AM   #1
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Itasca ellipse wind noise

I just by a ellipse 2012, making m'y first trip to florida we encounter a whissel noise when reaching around 45mph and up. Also the driver side window was making cracking noise all the time and the entrante door also was whissling air. We like the rig but those noise are anoing. Please if you have suggestion let me know.

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Old 12-31-2012, 09:31 AM   #2
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Sounds like the door needs to be adjusted to stop the wind noise. If it is under warranty I suggest having Winnie take car of the this.

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Old 12-31-2012, 01:39 PM   #3
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We had a noise whistle also that started at around 45. We found the windshield had "slipped" down in the gasket. No sealant around the glass. Driver side was two inches down at the upper left side. Lazy Days pulled both sides and resealed, no problem since. Good luck.
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This is a common problem on many coaches due to the "weep" holes on the bottom of the window frames. They make plastic overs that pop in the holes that will eliminate the wind noise and still let the water drain.

To test if this is the solution, cover the weep holes with electrical tape and go for a spin. If the wind whistle is gone, that's your problem. Do NOT leave the tape on as a permenant fix. The water needs to drain from the weep holes.
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:58 AM   #5
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Crack a window somewhere to equalize outside, and inside pressure.

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Old 01-01-2013, 11:18 AM   #6
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Jim and Sandy nailed it. I just put the snap on covers over the weep holes in driver's side window. Problem solved. Any Winnie dealer has them.

Wrap the door latch post with 3-4 layers of electrical tape. That should temporarily tighten it up.

Check behind the metal trim brackets at each end of the windshield. I had a whistle from a very small hole in the adhesive there. A squirt of caulk fixed that.
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:13 AM   #7
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Itasca ellipse wind noise

Thank you I'll be returning soon in FL and Will try some off the suggestions, you mentionne to me and let you know if it work.

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