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Wind Noise 08 Ford Escape.

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My wife has an 08 Ford Escape, she loves the car but everytime I'm in it I notice a lot of wind noise. She says she doesn't even notice it but there is significantly more in her car than mine. Anyway, is there any aftermarket things I could do to decrease the wind noise??? Never heard of anything or seen anything but you never know I guess.

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Still under warranty I would assume, bring it in have them put on more weather stripping or whatever it is called

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Exactly, bring it back to the dealer, take them for a ride and point out the noise, if it is considerd abnormal they will fix it. Some vehicle lines just have more road noise then others and there isnt a fix.

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That's kind of what I was thinking is that its just the way the car is put together, but didn't know if there was "better" stripping or something that could be done....I guess a trip to the dealer couldn't hurt.

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They haven't replaced a door or anything on it by a chance? Probably not being it's an '08..

But I just replaced a door on my '99 Silverado and I have noticed a lot of wind noise.

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No its been since we bought it...didn't really notice during the test drive but doing more research it seems to be the biggest complaint about this car...like I said, my wife doesn't seem to mind and it is her car so I was just seeing if we could tighten it up a little bit.

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4.W.E. said what is needed to be done.

If it is a design issue, they will have a T.B.S. that will say how to fix it or if it is normal. If it is a repair with your particular vehicle, point it out on the test drive with the advisor or tech. and they will fix it.

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Turn up the radio!! laugh

Seriously though, on my 83 Park Ave, it is amazingly quiet. I get in my wifes 2000 Grand Caravan and it seems like I can't hear myself think, I think some are just louder than others.

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it might be the seal right next to the window on the back of the door, if you try to push it in and it moves, pull it out a little way and silicone in behind it, then tape it tight to the door till the silicone seats (like 1/2 a day) I had the same problem on my 02 Explorer

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