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Old 07-05-2018, 04:23 AM   #1
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Extreme air leakage in cab

Asking 2015 - 2017 Hurricane or Windsport 27 or 29 owners.
Are you experiencing excessive noise in the cab due to wind whistling? I am. Especially with crosswinds. It seems to be both, windshield and side windows. I'm interested in if anyone has found and fixed them.

Thanx for any info.
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Old 07-05-2018, 11:26 AM   #2
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We used to get a lot of whistling noise from the front side windows, I finally figured out the noise was caused by the side windows no closing securely. I sprayed the felt tracks liberally with silicone and sort of slammed the windows shut a few times, after doing this several times the windows were finally sealing in the tracks and the noise stopped. Occasionally I have to repeat this process when the whistling comes back.
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Old 07-05-2018, 11:58 AM   #3
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Have you tried tracking down the source(s) of the air leaks?
If your ears can narrow down the search area: Bowhunters often use little "puff bottles" of talcum powder, to check the wind direction. Something like that might help!

Do you actually know why they're whistling?

They forgot the lyrics!

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Old 07-05-2018, 12:25 PM   #4
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SuperD, I'll give that a go, however, to Bob's point, it sounds like most of the noise is coming from high up around windshield and/or the window frames.
I like the puff bottle of talcum powder idea. The fun part is getting the wife to use it while we are going down the road at speed .

Bob, if I could figure out the tune, I'd sure teach them the lyrics
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Old 07-05-2018, 12:39 PM   #5
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I hope that you can find and fix it quickly; good luck!
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Old 07-06-2018, 06:57 PM   #6
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Same problem on 2018 29M

Same problem here, really loud wind noise, seems to be coming from side windows. I tried the silicone and slide back and forth, no help. I did notice there is some "play" in the window ( in and out play) like its loose in the tracks. Any ideas short of taking it to dealer and having them keep it for 3 weeks would be appreciated.
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Old 07-06-2018, 07:07 PM   #7
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Welcome to the forum!
Do you have any automotive shops nearby, that you could take it to?
They've probably got all sorts of ways to make windows less drafty!
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Old 07-06-2018, 09:04 PM   #8
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I found a leak in our Super C where the cab was connected to the RV.
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Old 07-07-2018, 12:30 AM   #9
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The strange thing is there is no water leaks that I see. I get lots of dust intrusion (nothing new for the antelope valley), but not water.
I'm considering forcing some sealant behind the windshield weatherstripping and possibly removing a side window to add a "seal/gasket".
Still mulling it over and haven't managed the talcum powder test yet.
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Old 07-07-2018, 06:17 PM   #10
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Asking 2015 - 2017 Hurricane or Windsport 27 or 29 owners.
Are you experiencing excessive noise in the cab due to wind whistling? I am. Especially with crosswinds. It seems to be both, windshield and side windows. I'm interested in if anyone has found and fixed them.

Thanx for any info.
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And I thought I was the only one..
I can't seem to find my noise but from 50 to 65+ mph it's bad. Worse on the driver side and sounds like a squeal from the front end. I'll try all that I have seen here looking for HELP!
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