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Old 12-10-2002, 17:19   #1 (permalink)
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I get a lot of wind noise coming through the front doors (the front passenger more than driver door)

How do I fix this? Do I replace the seals around the door? How much/difficult is this to do?

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PS The hesitation prob i've been having has gone away on it's own again. Can't be stuffed with it right now so i'm just leaving it be
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I have that problem too, but it's from my drivers door too. I was going to replace the door seals, but that costs money i dont have at the moment! Any suggestions to both of us would be appreciated!
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usually the door striker plates need adjusting....you will need a torx head scew driver...loosen the screws..tap the plate in towards the interior of the car, retighten and test
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Thanks. I'll have to try that.
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if you are in any doubt at all...mark around the striker plate before loosening the screws so you can put it back where it was if it doesnt work.
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Thanks, I'll give this a try too. If I stuff it up will it stop the door from shutting all together? Or will it just be harder to close?
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Yeah do what Six says it fixed my problem you may need to redrill the alignment hole to move it in a bit more but thats ok.
It's easy to do and will more than likly fix it.
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Clutterz, if you mark the plate before you undo any screws you can puyt it back exactly where it was if you stuff up....no probs
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One last question. Will it noticeably stop my doors from looking flush with each other?
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Only if you go in too far...which I have found impossible with the original holes. Mine are in as far as they can go without elongating the holes and the doors sit flush
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