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Old 02-17-2016, 11:54 PM   #1
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Sunseeker noises - wind and door

I believe we have identified what makes much of the the noise in the side door. Under the screen is a white panel. While I was driving my wife sat on the step and touched the panel. A slight push or pull eliminated most of the noise. We then placed a large pillow on the bottom step which pushed against that panel. We enjoyed a much quieter trip from that moment on.

Except for the wind noise coming from what seems to be the windows in the area above the cab. I suspect those windows don't fully shut. Has anyone come up with a better seal or found a way to close them better?

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I have tried everything except a pillow against the door for movement and deadening the sound. I will try that.
I looked back and saw the door vibrating while driving. I also noticed the screen door hinge plates were rubbing against the door frame when closed. I added some stick on velcro tape to stop the metal to metal rubbing. That might help also.
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I didn't notice the hinge plates until you mentioned them. Next warm day will result in tape on those surfaces.
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Latch noe broken due to using a tape that was to thick.
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Please excuse the typo. I was trying to say The tape I put on the latch mechanism as a cushion may have been thick enough to cause a crack in the latch body.
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Please excuse the typo. I was trying to say The tape I put on the latch mechanism as a cushion may have been thick enough to cause a crack in the latch body.
I thought about that also.
Mine is pretty tight.
I left it closed for awhile now- should tamp it down.
Don't want to force it shut.
I used the fuzzy side of velcro tape. Not too thick.
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I thought about that also.
Mine is pretty tight.
I left it closed for awhile now- should tamp it down.
Don't want to force it shut.
I used the fuzzy side of velcro tape. Not too thick.
I didn't use velcro. I tried some double sided tape and I also tried some foam tape that has adhesive on one side. The foam tape is for insulating door and window frames.

Both worked for awhile. The foam tape eventually got too squished. The double sided tape worked well but it was too think and the door didn't always shut properly. That is what probably broke the latch because sometimes it got slammed.

I will now try some duct tape (it comes in colors) which is thinner.
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We have a 31 foot Sunseeker and we found the tattle and wind noise was coming from the window in the entry door. Once that was resealed the noises when away.
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Thanks for this Thread !!!
I thought the noise I was hearing was from the door ???
Now I know right where to look !!!
THANKS !!!
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