Z3 M roadster 2001 - whistling
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07-09-2010, 11:02 PM
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my bad. i should have been a tad more detailed. as i said, it was at the corner of the a-frame that i stuck my finger in the seal's hole and the whistling tone changed, indicating that there was air rushing through that area. however, this did not mean that the remedy would be applied at that area.
what i did to remedy the whistling was to take a long string about the thickness used in your mom's pot roast -- about 1/8 inch. I stuck the string starting at the bottom right (or left) outside of the windshield seal. you can pry it open with your fingernails (i had at that time, about 1/8 inch long sturdy nails) and push the string along the inside of the seal as far as you can. you'll notice that you can see and/or feel the edge of the glass; and this is where the string should sit into. i also placed another string on the outer side of the windshield seal where the seal meets the metal a-frame.
I took the car out for a test and ran 80mph - 120mph and held it between 10-15 seconds at different speeds. the whistling is gone.
Rule number one never ever stick your finger in a seals hole
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