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Driving on highway on a windy day.

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by SR5TRDTUNDRA, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. Feb 15, 2016 at 8:29 PM
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    SR5TRDTUNDRA

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    HI, I have a little problem with my 15 Tundra, nothing major. when I'm driving on the highway on a windy day I hear this really annoying sound coming from the passenger side windshield. I don't know what it is but it's really annoying and it only happens on a really windy day. So I took it to the dealer and they told me I'm not the first this is happen to. So they told me they fix it, so I was driving on the highway today and I could still hear it, maybe it's the seal on the windshield that needs replacement I don't know. I had a 96 and 01 Tacoma that did the same thing on a windy day but I never got it fixed so I never knew what it was, but my 06 Tacoma never did it. So has anyone experience this? Some advice would be grateful thanks.

    This is not my tundra but makes the exact same noise
    http://youtu.be/vSGDhhIJ4rc
     
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  2. Feb 15, 2016 at 8:57 PM
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    Had that issue on my 2011 Taco. Looked like it was a window seal and air came in whistling. Very annoying. It would make noise above a certain speed; windy day or not. Haven't had that issue with the Tundra yet.
     
  3. Feb 15, 2016 at 9:52 PM
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    Same with my 2007 Tacoma. Not on my tundra that I've noticed.
     
  4. Feb 16, 2016 at 3:04 AM
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    I have an annoying whistle on my driver side. I do have in channel weather tech rain guards . I was thinking the whistle was coming from them . Very annoying! Keep us posted if you find a fix thanks
     
  5. Feb 16, 2016 at 6:41 AM
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    My Tundra does the same in high wind, more specifically a strong gust so it is intermittent. I found that the cab / doors does flex & it looses its seal between the cab & door temporarily. The seam is already tight but considering asking if the doors on can close any tighter on my next service
     
  6. Feb 16, 2016 at 5:37 PM
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    I get a little howling/whisteling wind noise but nothing like that screaching sound.
    Mine sounds like it might come from the window rain guards but not really sure...maybe wind getting in from a weather seal?

    Driving in the wind sucks either way. I drove all day on a windy day last week with gusts around 45-50mph. Was happy to get home.
     
  7. Apr 5, 2016 at 10:29 AM
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    So I have an appointment this Friday for this windshield noise. Hopefully they fix it. I'll let u guys know.
     
  8. Apr 5, 2016 at 2:05 PM
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    I have the howling sound, drivers side when driving into a 20 mph wind at 75 mph down the interstate. Mine sounds like a deep howling sounding like coming from front bumper or wheelwell area though on the drivers side.
     
  9. Jun 21, 2016 at 6:49 PM
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    So finally Toyota dealer called me to bring my truck in to change the moulding on the windshield, witch they say was causing the loud whistle on windy days while I was driving. So got my moulding changed and I was driving thru a very windy day on Sunday, and I didn't hear a sound :)
    The new moulding is flush with my windshield, the old one had a lip.
    But ofcorse I forgot to take a picture of the old moulding But no worries I took a picture of my neighbors tundra witch they haven't changed their moulding and theirs make noise while they drive on a windy day too.



    Here's my neighbors tundra same moulding I had on mine.
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    Here's my new moulding very happy with it :)
    image.jpg
     
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  10. Jun 22, 2016 at 5:17 AM
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    Do they remove the windshield or is the stripping just changed alone?
     
  11. Jun 22, 2016 at 1:09 PM
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    They told me they didn't remove the windshield. Just changed the stripping alone.
     
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  12. Dec 7, 2016 at 11:25 AM
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    I usually hear a loud intermittent noise, but only on the days I eat beans and chili. I wonder what it is. It usually accompanied by a foul smelling odor, that I need to open up the windows, then it goes away. Weird.
     
  13. Feb 15, 2017 at 11:49 AM
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    my Toyota dealer said it was coming from mirrors and nothing they could do.
     
  14. Feb 15, 2017 at 12:12 PM
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    My '13 Tacoma the windows would rattle, probably just a bad deal? I bought a Tundra to alleviate the problem.
     
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  15. Feb 15, 2017 at 12:38 PM
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    Is it making the same noise as the video above?
     
  16. Jun 15, 2017 at 7:40 AM
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    My 2017 Tundra had a similar noise took it to dealer and they discovered the hood was out of alignment. They adjusted the hood and the noise has disappeared.
     
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  17. Jun 15, 2017 at 8:28 AM
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    Nice! And welcome. You should start a new thread in NEW MEMBER INTRODUCTION, and get welcomed by everyone and post a picture of ur sweet ride!
     
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    I'm having the same problem on a 2017 Tundra. It is back at the dealer and they are trying to figure out what it is. I'll tell them about the windshield seal. https://youtu.be/ksJ2xqtwXzw
     
  19. Jun 30, 2017 at 11:28 AM
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    Even after they adjusted the hood the noise is still there.
     
  20. Jun 30, 2017 at 12:30 PM
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    I thought my cabin noise was bad but that is just crazy. How in the hell are they letting these leave the factory like that? Totally unacceptable.
     
  21. Jun 30, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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    I sure don't miss that noise. Haven't heard that since I've changed that moulding.
     
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