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My car has wind/road noise when driving on the highway. I noticed it when I test drove one. Has anyone had the dealer repair the noise problem? What didthey do to fix it? I am going to the dealer as soon as I can.
 

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Are you able to identify where it's coming from? Windshield? Door seals? Also above what speed are you noticing the sound?
 

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It starts around 50-55. It is not very loud. It is coming from around the door or window. All of the door seals, and window seals, are tight. I went to the dealer today, and I will make an appointment for them to spend time working on it. They wouldn't tell me if there are any tsb about it.
 

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Is it at all affecting the temperature in the car? Looking forward to hearing about how this resolves for you. Hope it all works out easily.
 

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i have the same issue!

but i got aftermarket tint before being able to fix it at the dealer.. now im afraid they are gonna blame it on the tint :serious:

let us know if u get it fixed and what the issue was!
 

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i have the same issue!

but i got aftermarket tint before being able to fix it at the dealer.. now im afraid they are gonna blame it on the tint :serious:

let us know if u get it fixed and what the issue was!
You be they will, unless the dealer you're going to is known to be good and factor in all the possibilities. Always found that establishing a relationship with a service advisor always goes a long way
 

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I am dropping it off Friday. I hope they will find the noise and repair it.
 
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I am dropping it off Friday. I hope they will find the noise and repair it.
I think chances are high they'll find it, it's not like one of those sounds that random goes away once you take it into the dealership. wind noises (from past experience) are quite consistent.

Good luck.
 

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The dealer told me that everything is to spec. It is a Toyota design issue with either the window trim or the side-view mirror. It is not that bad, so I am not worried.
 
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The dealer told me that everything is to spec. It is a Toyota design issue with either the window trim or the side-view mirror. It is not that bad, so I am not worried.
If they're not going to fix it and if it's an issue spread across enough production models then i'm sure at some point someone will identify it and have a DIY fix.
 

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Same issue here and it's at a lower speed, only time I don't hear it is when my audio volume is high or my air is up high. I have heard my passengers hearing it from their side as well. I believe to be coming from where the mirror mounts to the door. My MR2 had the same issue which was easily fixed by installing a better seal. Let me know how this turns out as I will be taking mine back for a repair as well.
 

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Maybe I'm a negative Nancy but I'm not suprised they didn't fix it and "it's to spec", well it's a bad spec then. It's a new car it shouldn't have defects that go unresolved. Guess I'll start my own Scion repair service.
 

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I went in for the same reason and got the seal replaced. Unfortunately it did not remove the sound. They just said "sorry."

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Anyone with this problem needs to tell the dealer to inform Toyota of the issue. Also, go to Scion or Toyota's site and send an email with the complaint. If enough people complain, maybe they will fix it.
 

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I get the impression no one is officially excited to remedy any new Scion iM "inconveniences". I took it upon myself to remove the mirror and run some black caulk around the outside of the mirror seal and it did nothing, so don't waste your time there. Anyone personally try anything else?
 

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Anyone with this problem needs to tell the dealer to inform Toyota of the issue. Also, go to Scion or Toyota's site and send an email with the complaint. If enough people complain, maybe they will fix it.
These days it seems like you have to put car makers in the spot light just to have them address issues like this, much like what one Kia owner did about his Soul, after going viral, I think Kia took action.

Car makers always hate bad press especially when its coming from real ownership experience.
 

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Posting on the forum is a good way to get Scion to take notice. i would also suggest complaining on Twitter. Companies tend to respond pretty quickly if people start to complain on there.
 
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