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Old 04-12-2017, 10:30 PM   #1
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Wind Noise While Driving

The wind noise in my 2004 Fleetwood Flair 30H is loud. What and where can I do to reduce it?
I just finished taking out pilot and co-pilot window units to defog and made sure to put butyl all around to reseal the frame. Also just replaced the weather stripping in the entry doorframe.
Doesn't seem to be coming from the doghouse.
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Old 04-12-2017, 10:33 PM   #2
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ck ur window weep holes put tape over then try
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Old 04-13-2017, 05:45 AM   #3
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Is it possible that mice have nested under the dash? They will redistribute insulation in a heartbeat. The pass through gaskets for cables, pedals and steering could be compromised.
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Old 04-13-2017, 06:16 AM   #4
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My '16 Bounder had a problem with the AC not being able to cool very well. When I brought it in to the service center for waraanty work they said the AC was ok. The problem was that there were all sorts of openings into the engine compartment through the firewall. The service center fixed this all up and the AC now can cool and the noise level went down considerably. They also added insulation to the doghouse which I am sure helped the noise levels.
Might be a good place to look.
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Old 04-13-2017, 02:20 PM   #5
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I second the window "weep holes" as being a probable cause of your excessive wind noise. They sell weep hole covers that block the wind from entering the holes yet still allow water to drain out. As the other poster suggested, just put some tape over the holes and see it that quiets things down. Then buy the covers.
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Check that the windshield did not pop out in the upper corners. Our does all the time
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Old 04-14-2017, 09:05 AM   #7
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Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm also replacing the weatherstripping around the entry door as it has failed in several places..
Since I just reinstalled the two front window frames after fixing the fogging I'm thinking the butyl seal would be solid. Hoping it's as simple as "weep holes"
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Old 05-07-2017, 10:47 PM   #8
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Weep Hole Covers

WOW - what a difference since putting on weep hole covers. I can actually hear the coach radio and carry on a conversation without raising my voice.
I ordered enough to cover all but the back bedroom and will probably go ahead and order more to finish the job. I can always use the bedroom covers to replace front ones lost over time (as I read almost always happens).

Thanks again for the insight.
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