Whistle at 65mph+

Discussion in 'Leon Mk2' started by Jimbobcook, Jan 31, 2018.

  1. Jimbobcook

    Jimbobcook and karma is restored...

    Nov 24, 2012
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    I know as rattles and noises go the Leon has most of them at point in its life lol one I seem to have currently is a wind whistle at exactly 65mph and above outside the drivers door somewhere.

    Any good places to start? The wingmirror seems solid enough...

    It's quite annoying as you might expect.

    Any help would be great


    Currently Driving - SEAT Leon Mk2 Cupra R 2010
    Previous Car - SEAT Leon Mk2 FR 2007
  2. T0ma5

    T0ma5 New Member

    Jan 27, 2018
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    This might sound stupid but it works.

    Get someone to sit behind you on the motorway or something with a spray bottle filled with water. When you hear the noise, ask them to spray the door and window seals. If the seals are good, the water will just run down but if there’s a gap, the water will be forced out and you’ll see bubbles forming.

    Did this in an old corsa once and it worked a treat - turned out to be the door seal which was sagging slightly and needed to be replaced.

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