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Experience:  Honors degree in Mechanical Engineering, worked 8 years as a Formula 1 engine engineer.
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1998 saturn: loud..road noise..loose weather strip on the drivers door

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My 1998 saturn sc2 has become very loud due to road noise recently. There is a loose weather strip on the drivers door. Would this be the answer?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 7 years ago.

the quick way to check if the weather strip is the problem is to temporarily seal the door with duct tape and go for a drive.
Wax the car first though and don't leave the tape on very long otherwise it will scar the paint when its removed.

the next option after this is to check the tyre pressures and condition as these are big contributor to road noise.
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